People look at homes and businesses destroyed during Superstorm Sandy on Tuesday in the Rockaway section of Queens, N.Y. Spencer Plat/Getty Images hide caption

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Sandy Leaves Long List Of Health Threats

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Johnita Ellerby, a single mother of four, is studying social work while working full time. Art Silverman/NPR hide caption

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At The Economy's Bottom Rungs, Striving To Climb Up

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Being a monster — or creepy clown — in a haunted house can be downright strenuous with all the jumping and running. And if the scares are too real, it can get physical. Courtesy of Nick Markoff hide caption

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Go behind the scenes to see what life is like for the monsters and ghouls at haunted trails.

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A 'Witch Queen' Who Casts Her Spells Year-Round

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For the latest installment of Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed series, set in Colonial America, the hooded main character is part Mohawk. The company brought in a Mohawk consultant and hired a Native actor to play the role. Courtesy of Ubisoft hide caption

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A Mohawk Hero In The Not-So-Diverse Gaming World

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NYPD Cop Died Protecting Family From Rising Waters

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Democrat Critiques A Romney Stump Speech

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Obama, Christie Unlikely Partners After Sandy

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Atlantic City Starts To Dig Out From Sandy

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