Tonight, a concert to benefit victims of Hurricane Sandy will be held. What makes this benefit concert different from previous concerts of the type is that this one will be held online. It's a great way to help those in need while getting to see more performers in one place than someone could see in a lifetime.
Help is on the way for victims of Hurricane Sandy. Some of the top names in music - including Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi and Christine Aguilera - will headline a benefit concert on NBC Friday night at 8, hosted by Matt Lauer. The Red Cross will ask for contributions during the telecast to add to a relief fund for victims. Other big stars are expected to join in. Gillian Pensavalle has more details.
Music and comedy royalty struck a defiant tone in a benefit concert for Superstorm Sandy victims on Wednesday, asking for help to rebuild a New York metropolitan area most of them know well.
The sold-out Madison Square Garden show was televised, streamed online and aired on radio all over the world. Producers said up to 2 billion people could experience the concert live.
Jon Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, Roger Waters, The Who, Billy Joel and Alicia Keys perform at the 12-12-12 The Concert for Sandy Relief at Madison Square Garden in New York. (Dec. 13)
The World of Warcraft is a very generous gaming community. Over the last few years, Blizzard Entertainment has raised millions of dollars for charities such as the Make-A-Wish Foundation, St. Jude's Children's Hospital and Tsunami Relief. Their latest fundraising effort benefits the victims of Hurricane Sandy. Gillian Pensavalle has more.
Hurricane Sandy will prove to be one of the most expensive events in the last 30 years, says Munich Re, as it calls on the U.S. to prevent such damage in the future. Dow Jones's Ulrike Dauer reports on the German insurance company's latest report. Photo: Associated Press
He was a hero during Hurricane Sandy, using his surf board and extension cords to rescue those who were trapped by rising waters. It was on his surf board that he died while vacationing in Puerto Rico.