Family photos rest among debris after flash flooding in Ellicott City, Maryland in May 2018. The "thousand year storm" was the second destructive flood to hit the mill town in less than two years.
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Every weather event, wildfire and disease outbreak seems to be setting records. NPR's Rebecca Hersher joins us to discuss the climate crisis — and what's at stake if we fail to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
National Aquarium CEO John Racanelli.
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The timeline and cost for completing the Purple Line is up in the air after a judge ruled that contractors may quit in the middle of the project. Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich weighs in on that, the latest coronavirus news and more.
The Fahrenheit Steakhouse in Fredericksburg, as customers and restaurant workers navigate dining out six months into the pandemic.
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We discuss Jason Wright’s new role, and where the team stands in this moment of racial reckoning.
A poster is displayed in the entrance way looking for volunteers as the world's biggest study of a possible COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc., gets underway in late July.
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Doctors Leana Wen and David Diemert join the show for an hour about hope and the coronavirus vaccine. With seven vaccines now in the final stages of clinical trial, how soon can we expect a safe and effective vaccine for all?
A still from author Jason Reynold's new video of his spoken word poem "For Every One," directed by Dan Buyanovsky.
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