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Could Sandy Possibly Postpone Election Day?

Posted: 10/31/2012 - No, it can't. Presidential Election Day is set by Congress under its authority in the Constitution. Election Day can only be changed if a new federal law is passed.

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Bellevue Hospital In NYC Evacuating

Posted: 10/31/2012 - Bellevue Hospital, which had remained open despite losing its main power during the storm, has begun to evacuate hundreds of patients, Mayor Michael Bloomberg confirmed on Wednesday.

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Netflix Shares Surge As Icahn Takes 10% Stake

Posted: 10/31/2012 - Netflix's stock surged Wednesday afternoon as billionaire investor Carl Icahn revealed that his funds have acquired a 10% stake in the streaming media and rentals business.

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Sandy Leaves Election Officials Scrambling

Updated: 10/31/2012 - When Sandy slammed into the East Coast on Monday, it set into motion a tight timeline for election officials: one week to ensure that voters in states from Virginia to New Hampshire would be able cast their ballots on Election Day.

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Radical Group's Assistance Turned Down By U.S.

Updated: 10/31/2012 - As residents of the U.S. Northeast grapple with the destruction wrought by Superstorm Sandy, an offer of assistance has come from an unlikely quarter: the leader of a radical Muslim group in Pakistan that Washington has branded a terrorist group.

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Do Flu Shots Reduce Risk of Heart Disease?

Posted: 10/30/2012 - Studies are showing that the flu shot may reduce the risk of heart-related disease and death by 50%. The shots may prevent bouts of flu that aggravate unstable plaques in the heart. Larger-scale studies are needed to confirm the findings.

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Poll: Storm Puts Close Race On Pause

Posted: 10/30/2012 - In the final days of the campaign, the storm may have changed the dynamics of the race, giving Mr. Obama a chance to display presidential leadership while compelling both the president and Romney to give up valuable days on the campaign trail.

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Storm Won't Delay Labor Report

Posted: 10/30/2012 - The final snapshot of employment before the Nov. 6 presidential election will be released as scheduled Friday.

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17-Year Old Charged in Jessica Ridgeway's Murder

Posted: 10/30/2012 - Austin Reed Sigg allegedly strangled and dismembered Ridgeway. Sigg is also charged with attempting to kidnap, sexually assault and murder a jogger. He's charged as an adult, a decision his lawyers could challenge.

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Star Wars 7 Lives, As Disney Buys Lucasfilm for $4 Billion

Posted: 10/30/2012 - The deal will make Lucasfilm owner George Lucas a significant shareholder in Disney, which will own the Star Wars franchise, and pay for the film company with $2 billion cash and around 40 million shares of its stock.

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Sandy's Impact: State By State

Posted: 10/30/2012 - The storm made landfall along the coast of southern New Jersey on Monday night, but its mammoth size affected a much wider area -- and continued to do so as it shuffled northward toward Canada, leaving at least 33 U.S. deaths in its wake.

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Old Guard Stays At Tomb Of Unknowns In Superstorm

Updated: 10/29/2012 - The Old Guard soldiers were still on duty at the Tomb of the Unknowns Monday but had moved into an enclosure covered by a green awning known as "the box," about 20 feet away from the tomb.

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