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Philadelphia International is among more than a dozen major U.S. airports vulnerable to sea level rise. Kimberly Paynter/WHYY hide caption

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Airports At Water's Edge Battle Rising Sea Levels

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Many major airports are on low-lying coastal land where flooding is getting worse. They're building walls, berms and other barriers to try to keep planes and people moving.

Airports At Water's Edge Battle Rising Sea Levels

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Andrea Kremer (left) and Hannah Storm will be the first all-female broadcast team to announce an NFL game, covering Thursday night's game for Amazon Prime Video. Brian Ach/AP for Amazon hide caption

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Andrea Kremer And Hannah Storm Will Be First Female Duo To Call An NFL Game

There was a decidedly mixed reaction when Amazon Prime Video said it planned to offer the pair as a streaming alternative to the Fox TV broadcast crew of Joe Buck and Troy Aikman.

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Is The Record Number Of Women Candidates A 2018 Blip — Or A Lasting Trend?

The number of women candidates has smashed multiple records this year. So experts are asking if 2018 will fundamentally change what it takes to get women to run.

Is The Record Number Of Women Candidates A 2018 Blip — Or A Lasting Trend?

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Michael Kors is buying Italian fashion brand Versace for $2.12 billion. Here, Donatella Versace, artistic director of the company her brother founded, is flanked by Versace CEO Jonathan Akeroyd and Michael Kors CEO John D. Idol. Rahi Rezvani hide caption

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Michael Kors Buys Italy's Versace Fashion House For $2.12 Billion

Michael Kors says it wants to get Versace products in more stores — from around 200 now to a goal of 300. It will also focus more on accessories and shoes.

Rod Thompson lives in Ojai, Calif., where the Thomas Fire last December charred 440 square miles. Stephanie O'Neill for NPR hide caption

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Year-Round Fire Season Means Always Living 'Evacuation Ready'

More people are living in places that are prone to wildfires. That means during fire season, they live with the very real possibility of having to evacuate on very short notice.

Year-Round Fire Season Means Always Living 'Evacuation Ready'

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The Colorado School of Mines has started the world's first Space Resources degree program. Professor Angel Abbud Madrid conducts an online class from his offices in Golden, Colo. Dan Boyce for NPR hide caption

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Space Mining — Learning How To Fuel An Interplanetary Gas Station

Real space travel will necessitate interplanetary gas stations on the moon, or on asteroids. A Colorado university has launched the first degree program in "space mining."

Space Mining — Learning How To Fuel An Interplanetary Gas Station

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In 'Waiting For Eden,' Grief With No Guarantee Of Closure

Author Elliot Ackerman is a veteran, and his latest novel is about an injured soldier just regaining consciousness. But it's really about something else: "This book really isn't about war," he says.

In 'Waiting For Eden,' Grief With No Guarantee Of Closure

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Engineers made a startling discovery while inspecting a fire-damaged public housing complex. They found a 74-year-old tenant, alive and well, five days after the building was supposedly evacuated in the midst of the blaze. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Senior Resident Found Alive In D.C. Apartment 5 Days After Fire

Raymond Holton, 74, was found alive and well in his apartment at a senior living center when building inspectors showed up to assess damage from Wednesday's fire.

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