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Election 2012: President Barack Obama wins re-election

Election 2012: President Barack Obama wins re-election

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Millions of Americans headed to the polls to choose who will lead them over the next four years as U.S. President. Also on the ballot in a number of states, voters decided on congressional representatives, state amendments and referendums from the Dream Act to same-sex marriage and legalizing marijuana for recreational use.
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Life after Sandy: Coping with a historic storm

Life after Sandy: Coping with a historic storm

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Residents and businesses in the eastern United States tried to return to normalcy on Wednesday following mega-storm Sandy. The storm, initially a hurricane, crippled transportation, knocked out power for millions and killed at least 64 people.

The New York City area was hit particularly hard by Sandy. With a paralyzed subway system, traffic-clogged streets and large areas still without power, the Big Apple faces a daunting path before things can fully return to normal.

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Seven states later and everything from Noah’s ark to a hillbilly zoo: Postcard from Freak Flag America

Seven states later and everything from Noah’s ark to a hillbilly zoo: Postcard from Freak Flag America

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Be prepared to be jealous. Seriously.

From gator rentals to an isolated community of Swiss immigrants and being referred to as “fat-ass hunters,” local photographers Rob Brulinski and Rachel Younghans are on a roadtrip discovering what makes Americans… well uniquely American… for their upcoming book Freak Flag America.

Seven states later and 3,818+ miles driven, the duo shares a photo postcard dated Oct. 21 from the road.

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34 aerial photos from around the world in 2012

34 aerial photos from around the world in 2012

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Sometimes, the best view is from up above. Here’s 34 aerial shots from Brazil to Somalia and even Burning Man in 2012.
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