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Aceh ten years after the Indian Ocean tsunami

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Aceh ten years after the Indian Ocean tsunami

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WNYC News

City Makes Food Stamps Available to Higher Income Storm Victims

Monday, December 10, 2012

Beginning Wednesday, New Yorkers living in 12 designated zip codes hit by Sandy may be eligible for  food stamps even if their incomes exceed the regular set limits.

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Strangers

Abdi Hussein: Coming to America

Thursday, April 05, 2012

An immigrant story about the humor and heartbreak of trying to fit in, the difference one person can make, and about Abdi's ultimate triumph.

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The Takeaway

Maritime Law and the Deep Water Horizon: How Should the Widows be Compensated?

Thursday, June 09, 2011

It’s been more than a year since the explosion aboard the Deep Water Horizon oil rig that led to the deaths of 11 workers and millions of barrels of oil being spilled into the Gulf of Mexico. Some of the widows of those killed on the Horizon are pushing for a new law that would allow them to sue for pain and suffering. 

The Senate Commerce Committee approved the bill on Wednesday. It would change long-standing Maritime laws that limit the liability in the case of death on the high seas.

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