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At a memorial ceremony for officers, Biden renews calls for police reform

Saturday, October 16, 2021

Speaking at the a memorial service for fallen law enforcement officers, the president acknowledged the pain that accompanies losing a loved one. He also pushed again for police reform.

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A $3.5 Trillion Question: What Is Budget Reconciliation? Here's An Explainer

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Democrats are hoping to use a maneuver called budget reconciliation to pass a big $3.5 trillion economic plan over Republican objections. Here's what you need to know about the process.

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Pope Francis And Other Christian Leaders Are Calling For Bold Climate Action

Friday, September 10, 2021

The world's most prominent Christian leaders issued a rare joint statement calling for government climate action. What that will look like in the U.S. is unclear.

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Weather Disasters Have Become 5 Times As Common, Thanks In Part To Climate Change

Tuesday, September 07, 2021

There has been a fivefold increase in the number of documented weather-related disasters in the last 50 years, driven in large part by climate change, a U.N. agency says.

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Outdoor Workers Could Face Far More Dangerous Heat By 2065 Because Of Climate Change

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

A new report warns that outdoor workers are at risk of lost wages and dire health consequences if greenhouse gas pollution continues. People of color are especially vulnerable to harm.

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Carbon Dioxide, Which Drives Climate Change, Reaches Highest Level In 4 Million Years

Monday, June 07, 2021

The amount of carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere reached 419 parts per million in May, its highest level in more than four million years, according to NOAA. Fossil fuel use is driving the increase.

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Maryland Governor Grants Posthumous Pardons To 34 Black Lynching Victims

Sunday, May 09, 2021

Maryland is the first state to issue a comprehensive set of pardons to the victims of lynching. Across the U.S., more than 4,000 Black people were lynched in acts of racial terror.

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Kentucky Derby Winner Fails Drug Test, Renewing Scrutiny For Trainer Bob Baffert

Sunday, May 09, 2021

Medina Spirit, the horse that won the Kentucky Derby earlier this month, has failed a drug test. It's the latest drug test failure for trainer Bob Baffert's horses. He denies any wrongdoing.

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In Abrupt Reversal, Peloton Agrees To Safety Recall Of Treadmills

Wednesday, May 05, 2021

The fitness company initially refused to comply with the government's request for a recall after dozens of safety incidents, one of which resulted in a 6-year-old's death.

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Indonesian Military Locates Wreckage Of Missing Submarine

Sunday, April 25, 2021

The country's navy had said earlier that it considered the crew of 53 dead, an assessment that has now been confirmed with photos of the ship's wreckage.

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Biden Taps A Former Top Scientist At NOAA To Lead The Weather And Climate Agency

Sunday, April 25, 2021

Rick Spinrad previously served as the agency's top scientist. His nomination comes at a difficult period for NOAA, which spent the Trump administration mired in scandal and without a permanent leader.

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Consumer Safety Agency Warns People With Children To Stop Using The Peloton Tread+

Sunday, April 18, 2021

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a warning about the Peloton Tread+ after reports of children being injured. Peloton insists the machine is safe when used as directed.

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Weekend Shootings In Texas And Wisconsin Add To Tally Of U.S. Gun Deaths

Sunday, April 18, 2021

After a big surge in gun deaths in 2020, high-profile mass shootings this spring are a reminder that America's epidemic of gun violence persists.

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Indianapolis Shooting Suspect Obtained Guns Legally, Police Say

Sunday, April 18, 2021

The weapons used in Thursday's mass shooting at a FedEx facility were purchased legally by the suspect in July and September of 2020, police said. A shotgun was seized from him earlier.

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Hundreds Of Companies Call For U.S. To Slash Carbon Emissions

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

In a move to curb climate change, an open letter from companies including Apple and Walmart calls on the Biden administration to cut U.S. emissions to at least half of 2005 levels by 2030.

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Most Senators, Including All Democrats, Have Received Vaccine. But Trial Still Risky

Tuesday, February 09, 2021

At least 72 senators have received at least one shot of a COVID-19 vaccine, but the hours required in the chamber still raise health concerns.

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Could We Pay Back The Earth For What It Provides? A New Report Offers A Roadmap

Wednesday, February 03, 2021

The landmark report commissioned by the British government calls on countries to quantify the cost of environmental degradation. It frames nature as a financial asset that benefits humanity.

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The Youngest 2020 Candidate Pushes A Platform Of 'Inter-Generational Justice'

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Ind., recently announced his intent to run for president, saying the 2020 election should focus on changing the economic outlook for millennials.

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Offa Rex's Olivia Chaney On The 'Dreamlike Nostalgia' Of English Folk

Sunday, July 16, 2017

The English vocalist, who's joined forces with The Decemberists in the band Offa Rex, says she's drawn to traditional folk music for its mysticism and age-old themes.

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From Drumline To Devotion, ÌFÉ's Otura Mun Strives For 'Something Higher'

Sunday, July 09, 2017

After playing with a prestigious university drumline, Otura Mun moved to Puerto Rico, became a Yoruban priest and began making spiritual electronic music that channels the African diaspora.

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