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High tide flooding in downtown Annapolis, Md., in 2021. The number of days with high tide flooding is accelerating on the East and Gulf coasts. Brian Witte/AP hide caption

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Climate

Floods are getting more common. Do you know your risk?

Climate change means more rain and higher seas, which adds up to more flooded homes. Even a small amount of water indoors can cost a lot.

Justice Samuel Alito, seen here in 2007, has emerged as the workhorse of the Supreme Court's conservatives and has spent his time on the court forcefully shaping its opinions. Nancy Ostertag/Getty Images hide caption

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Samuel Alito, a workhorse on the Supreme Court, shapes its conservative path

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Blake Masters, a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate in Arizona, speaks to supporters during a campaign event in Tucson. Brandon Bell/Getty Images hide caption

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Talk of 'invasion' moves from the fringe to the mainstream of GOP immigration message

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Music industry titan Mo Ostin who worked with Sinatra, Hendrix and Prince dies at 95

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High tide flooding in downtown Annapolis, Md., in 2021. The number of days with high tide flooding is accelerating on the East and Gulf coasts. Brian Witte/AP hide caption

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Floods are getting more common. Do you know your risk?

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For a half-century, Vin Scully was the broadcast voice of the Dodgers (first in Brooklyn and then Los Angeles). His style and delivery were one of a kind. Associated Press hide caption

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Vin Scully, the famed Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster, dies at 94

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President Bill Clinton holds up his hands indicating no more questions as he and Chinese President Jiang Zemin hold a joint press conference in 1997 in Washington, D.C. Clinton confirmed that he agreed to lift a ban on the export of nuclear power technology to China. Joyce Naltchayan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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What 3 past Taiwan Strait crises can teach us about U.S.-China tensions today

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People shop for school supplies at a Target store in Miami, Fla., on July 27. Marta Lavandier/AP hide caption

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Binders, backpacks... and inflation are on this year's back-to-school shopping list

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Police officers stand guard as people wait in queue to buy petrol at a fuel station, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, July 17, 2022. Rafiq Maqbool/AP hide caption

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In Sri Lanka, inflation means food shortages, blackouts — and days-long lines for gas

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