The low-lying Huntington neighborhood was spared the effects of flooding that have afflicted Maryland since Wednesday night, which has residents calling all the more urgently for the floodwall that was approved.
Three years after a massive earthquake struck Haiti, many critics feel the international community has squandered a historic opportunity of "building back better." Kojo examines the lessons learned -- and unlearned -- in the wake of disaster.
You might have heard of the extremists on National Geographic's reality show "Doomsday Preppers," but not everyone concerned with planning for potential disaster lives in the mountains or is obsessed with living "off the grid."
Join Diane and her guests for our October Readers’ Review of Geraldine Brooks' novel, "Year of Wonders." It's based on the true story of measures taken by the residents of a small 17th-century English town to protect themselves and others from the plague.
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