Bernie Sanders surges into double-digit lead in new nationwide poll

Former vice president Joe Biden, who led Sanders in a Post-ABC national poll in January, has seen a sharp drop in his support after finishing fourth in the Iowa caucuses and fifth in the New Hampshire primary.
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Against wishes of Barr, Trump fires off more tweets about Justice Department

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The city’s thriving downtown faces the threat of frequent flooding.
The city’s thriving downtown faces the threat of frequent flooding.
A senior planner displays a flood map of greater Boston.
A senior planner displays a flood map of greater Boston.
A path overlooks rising waters in Boston’s Seaport neighborhood.
A path overlooks rising waters in Boston’s Seaport neighborhood.
Developers are building at higher levels to account for the rising sea.
Developers are building at higher levels to account for the rising sea.

Boston harbor brings ashore a new enemy: Rising seas

The sea that surrounds Boston crept up nine inches in the 20th century and is advancing ever faster toward the heart of the city. As much as or more than any other coastal city in the country, Boston is confronting this existential threat and is taking steps now to contain the problem.
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