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Risk, Rising Seas And Regional Coastlines

How local beachfront communities are preparing for the worst, and whether those efforts are enough in an increasingly unpredictable climate.

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Effects Of Hurricane Sandy Linger In Small-Town Crisfield, Md.

Federal and state aid have not found their way to the small Eastern Shore town of Crisfield, Md., where residents are still struggling to get back on their feet after the monumental storm.

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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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