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The Thomas Fire advanced toward Santa Barbara County on Dec. 10, 2017, in Carpinteria, Calif. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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The Two-Way

As Climate Costs Grow, Some See A Moneymaking Opportunity

Extreme weather cost Americans over $300 billion last year. Scientists say climate change will bring more of that. Entrepreneurs and businesses see a new market in gauging risk.

The Thomas Fire advanced toward Santa Barbara County on Dec. 10, 2017, in Carpinteria, Calif. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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The Two-Way

As Climate Costs Grow, Some See A Moneymaking Opportunity

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As Climate Costs Grow, Some See A Moneymaking Opportunity

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A Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China Ltd. C919 aircraft stands under assembly in Shanghai in 2017. Proposed U.S. tariffs take special aim at the "Made in China 2025" plan, which supports development of advanced technologies in fields such as artificial intelligence, robotics, biopharmaceuticals, new energy vehicles and aviation. Qilai Shen/Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Beijing Forges Ahead With 'Made In China' Policy, Targeted By Proposed U.S. Tariffs

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Earlonne Woods (left) and Nigel Poor are behind the podcast Ear Hustle, which is now in its second season. Courtesy of Ear Hustle/Radiotopia from PRX hide caption

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Culture

Behind 'Ear Hustle,' The Podcast Made In Prison

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Behind 'Ear Hustle,' The Podcast Made In Prison

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President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands during a news conference at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club on Wednesday in Palm Beach, Fla. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Politics

Trump Says He Will Walk Out If North Korea Meeting Not 'Fruitful'

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Trump Says He Will Walk Out If North Korea Meeting Not 'Fruitful'

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Customers sit in a Starbucks store in Seattle. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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Not Everyone Feels Welcome Camping Out In 'Third Spaces' Like Starbucks

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The Rev. Sekinah Hamlin (left) of Greensboro, N.C., and the Rev. Dr. Jack Sullivan Jr., of Findlay, Ohio, were among the faith leaders protesting outside the payday lenders conference near Miami. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Payday Lenders Convening At A Trump Resort Are Met By Protesters

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How do we make sense of all that chatter? Ilana Kohn/Getty Images hide caption

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How People Learned To Recognize Monkey Calls Reveals How We All Make Sense Of Sound

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Newly filed campaign finance reports show that many Democratic challengers are raising a lot of money compared to Republican incumbents. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Many Districts, Democratic Challengers Have Raised As Much As GOP Incumbents

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Police officers in Lawrence, Kan. watch thunderstorms move past the city in 2008. Orlin Wagner/AP hide caption

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Technology

Basketball, Marijuana And Poetry: These Police Tweet More Than Crime Alerts

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Basketball, Marijuana And Poetry: These Police Tweet More Than Crime Alerts

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Vocalist and accordion player Jorge Hernández engages the crowd of inmates in the main yard of Folsom State Prison. Lance Dawes/Courtesy of Los Tigres Del Norte hide caption

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50 Years After Johnny Cash, Los Tigres Del Norte Perform At Folsom Prison

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