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Bloomberg: Up to 40,000 in NY need new housing

Mayor Bloomberg said that number could drop to 20,000 after power is restored to more areas.

Bloomberg says he fought for NY marathon to go on

Bloomberg jeered by New Yorkers for saying he fought for marathon to go ahead.

Free gas being distributed in New York City by the Department of Defense

Free gas will be available to those in need in the New York metro area by Saturday afternoon, thanks to the Department of Defense.

Election 2012: How is Sandy playing in Iowa?

The swing states and the cleanup are all that matters until Election Day.
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Barack Obama speaks after visiting hurricane Sandy affeected neighborhood in Brigantine, New Jersey, on October 31, 2012. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)
BUZZARDS BAY, Mass. — It’s now just a weekend and a wake-up before Election Day, and those living outside the battleground states may be forgiven for thinking that they simply do not exist. Once the Sandy moratorium expired, the candidates launched themselves into frenetic activity, caroming like so many billiard balls between Ohio, Florida, Virginia, Colorado, Wisconsin, Iowa, New Hampshire and Nevada. It is a sign of just how close this race is that Iowa’s six electoral votes are being courted as assiduously as Ohio’s 18.

Hurricane Sandy cost US as much as $50 billion: report

New estimates say storm Sandy could cost the United States as much as $50 billion.

New England weather forecast calls for 2nd storm, could impact voting

NWS issued a “winter weather watch” today, and while admitting it’s still early, storm could add "insult to injury."

Con Edison: Manhattan will have power by Saturday

Con Edison, the power supply company that saw 900,000 customers in New York City and Westchester lose power during Hurricane Sandy, said Thursday that Manhattan should see its power return by this weekend.

'Ratpocolypse Now?' NYC subway rat invasion feared (VIDEO)

Opinions are mixed on whether a feared NYC 'Ratpocolypse' will become a reality.
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Undated file photo of a rat in a sewer pipe. (AFP/Getty Images)
Fears of a "Rapocolypse" are growing among New York City residents now that the city's subway tunnels are flooded.

New York subways open again, but post-Sandy commute remains daunting

To encourage commuters to use mass transit, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced it would be free to ride New York City’s subway and buses today and Friday.
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