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Analysis: Paying For The Defense Bill And Sandy Relief

Tensions on Capitol Hill continue centered on spending reform. As David Hawkings of CQ reports, even measures that would normally receive bipartisan support, like Sandy relief and defense, have seen pushback.

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"Antifragile: Things That Gain From Disorder"

"The Black Swan" author Nassim Nicholas Taleb discusses his latest work "Antifragile" and how we can thrive in a world controlled by randomness.

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Federal Relief En Route For Maryland Counties Hit By Sandy

More than 75 percent of Maryland counties offered disaster declarations in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, opening the channels for federal aid.

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Paying For A Superstorm

Our region may have dodged the worst of Superstorm Sandy, but experts say now's the time to check your insurance policy to make sure you're covered when the next storm hits.

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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Diane and guests discuss the week’s top national stories, including the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the October jobs report and the final push before Election Day.

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Tree Cleanup After A Storm

How trees around the city, businesses and homeowners fared during superstorm Sandy, and what can be done to prepare for future storms.

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Tree Cleanup after a Storm

Many residents and visitors enjoy the 2.5 million trees in the District, but an urban canopy can become a liability in severe weather. Uprooted trees or fallen limbs can take down power lines, damage cars, homes, and businesses and even...

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Superstorm Sandy: The Fallout

We get an update from public officials, utilities and reporters who are following the storm's aftermath.

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Haitian Boys Choir Visits D.C., Performs To Help Fix Their School

Washington is hosting the Les Petits Chanteurs, a renowned Haitian boys choir, as the children tour the world to raise money for their school, which was destroyed by the 2010 earthquake. 

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Local Couple Leads Rebuilding Effort Even As Isaac Bears Down

Hurricane Isaac is bearing down on the gulf coast, and two former D.C. residents who head a non-profit that houses needy family hope it doesn't undo years of work.

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