Sandy Six Month Later; Syria; Sequestration Backlash

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The boardwalk at Beach 116th Street in the Rockaways nearly four months after Sandy.

Sandy hit six months ago today. We'll check in on how rebuilding is going for coastal communities in New York and New Jersey. Plus: Slate's Fred Kaplan on the decision President Obama faces on what to do about the civil war in Syria; the backlash over the consequences of the sequestration cuts; and author Susan Jacoby on the The Last Men on Top.