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Why Midwest Flooding Is Particularly Bad This Spring


The spring 2019 outlook from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration contained a warning: portions of the Midwest were due for major flooding. WSJ talks with a National Weather Service representative to learn what's behind the prediction. Photo: Getty

Vice President Kamala Harris was a co-ed at Howard University when she joined the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority. Harris and the 38 women in her initiation class, also known as ‘line sisters,' would go on to form lifelong bonds. Here, the women talk about life as AKAs, their ‘forever' bond, how some first met Kamala Harris and her love of dancing. They also talk about why they believe their friend is uniquely suited to meet this particularly divisive moment in American politics.
This First Nation chief from what is now known as Alberta could be on the next $5 bill. Find out Issapomahksika's legacy from his great-great-great-grandson.

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate whether Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes or Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers is more valuable to their team.
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‘Expose It' - Privilege & Poverty During A Crisis

In episode 4 of #AllHailTheLockdown Ali Rae speaks with Indian activists Arundhati Roy and Bezwada Wilson about how "the world's biggest lockdown" on the subcontinent was made much worse because of pre-existing inequalities. Ali also speaks with social epidemiologist Manuel Franco and feminist historian Josefina Martinez in Spain to explore the ways geographic and gender inequity impacted the coronavirus pandemic.

#AllHailTheLockdown is a 5 part series exploring the complexities of our global response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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