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Behind A Halloween Mask, Even 'Good' Kids Can Turn Into Candy Thieves

Results of a 1976 experiment involving masked trick-or-treaters still hold true today: We're more likely to do bad things — like stealing candy — when we're anonymous. And that tells researchers about the ways adults break the rules, too.
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Superstorm Sandy Takes Toll On New York Hospitals

When Sandy slammed into New York City, one of Manhattan's biggest hospitals buckled. After the power went out in Lower Manhattan, New York University Langone Medical Center's backup power generators failed, too, and more than 200 patients had to be evacuated.
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Sandy Causes Blood Shortage In Washington Region

The loss of life due to the storm has been minimal in the D.C. region, but it grossly disrupted normal blood drive efforts. The Red Cross is asking residents to help make up for the blood shortage.

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More Tips For Feeding The Family, Hurricane Edition

The hand can opener is a storm cook's best friend. Sterno cans, gas grills and portable stoves can be, too, say our readers.
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The Psychological Damage From Superstorm Sandy

As the East Coast struggles in the wake of superstorm Sandy, Tell Me More focuses on the psychological damage that natural disasters can cause. Host Michel Martin speaks with psychiatrist Dr. Carl Bell about who is most at risk, and how people can help each other survive the emotional trauma of disasters.
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Could Romney Repeal The Health Law? It Wouldn't Be Easy

Stopping the Affordable Care Act may be harder than the law's opponents realize. For one thing, if he's elected, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney can't just grant waivers letting states ignore the law on his first day as president.

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