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U.S. Military Produces More Greenhouse Gas Emissions Than up to 140 Countries 25.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
If the military were a country, its fuel usage alone would make it the 47th largest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world, lying between Peru and Portugal.
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Christian University President Who Invited Pence To Speak At Graduation Resigns From Post 25.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Taylor University students protested Mike Pence's May 18 address, marking a rare instance in which the vice president was rebuffed in what many considered to be friendly territory.
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SpaceX Is Sending the Remains of 152 People Into Space. Here's What's on Board Tonight's Falcon Heavy Payload 24.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The remains have been placed inside one of 24 satellites set to be launched by the rocket later this evening.
Abortion politics in Michigan could tilt the state’s coveted voters in 2020 22.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Abortion policy wars are largely being waged in brick-red states, with the support of elected officials and conservative activists. But a new front is opening in deeply purple Michigan — and it could impact the 2020 election.

A majority of voters here support abortion rights, but a quirk in state...

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Cal State calls $1.5 billion uncovered in audit an ‘operating reserve’ 22.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Is California State University hoarding a $1.5-billion surplus, hiding it from legislators and students while threatening to hike tuition unless the state ponies up more money?

Or is Cal State just socking away money in a rainy day reserve, prudently using it for onetime needs, such as building...

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Science is at the core of the sustainable management and conservation of Mexico’s marine resources 21.6.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Science is at the core of the sustainable management and conservation of Mexico’s marine resources
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Today: Showdown With Iran 21.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

A volatile situation between the U.S. and Iran is growing.

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Showdown With Iran

Weeks of rising tensions. A shot-down U.S. drone. Plans for a retaliatory strike on Iran, abruptly aborted. The decades-long standoff between the United States and the Islamic Republic appears to be changing...

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These Incredible 'Chameleon Prawns' Change Color to Avoid Being Eaten 21.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Several animal species have evolved the ability to change color in order to stay hidden from predators.
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Shake it up: A Q&A with Sarah Pool, co-founder of upcycled spent grain protein shake company 21.6.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
How this entrepreneur is combining her love of nutrition and the environment.
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Prince William 37th Birthday: Five Things You Probably Didn't Know About the British Royal 21.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
If you think you knew everything about the Duke of Cambridge, think again.
Confederate Statue Vandalism Becoming More Frequent in the South 21.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
There have been roughly a dozen reports of vandalism to Confederate monuments in symbols in 2019 already.
Florida Forest, Home to More Than 20 Protected Species, to Be Bulldozed for Walmart Development 20.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Activists lose long-running battle over 138-acre development on Miami-Dade's pine rockland.
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Hong Kong’s leader ignores call to retract extradition bill. More protests may come 20.6.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Hong Kong’s leader ignored a deadline imposed by student groups to retract an unpopular extradition bill Thursday, raising the specter of more demonstrations and civil unrest nearly a week after 2 million people took to the streets to repudiate her leadership.

Student unions from various universities,...

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Once known as ‘Asia’s finest,’ Hong Kong police now stand accused of brutality 20.6.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Ethan Chu was volunteering at an aid station near government headquarters here last week for what started out as a peaceful demonstration.

Then, without warning, the 18-year-old high school student heard the pop and hiss of tear gas canisters and the shrieks of fellow protesters being pelted by...

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Educated citizens are good citizens. That’s why we need free college 20.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

To the editor: Indeed, we do have a blind spot when it comes to proposals for free college, and it’s not just about the problem of serving families that are well off financially. Namely, it has to do with the surprising statement by Democratic presidential candidate and South Bend, Ind., Mayor...

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Targeting Chinese students and entrepreneurs in the U.S. is the wrong way to battle Beijing 20.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

As U.S.-China friction escalates, the rhetoric in Washington has grown increasingly ugly and hostile. The Trump administration, concerned about intellectual property theft and other questionable behavior on the part of Beijing, has embarked on a program of targeting students and professionals of...

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How the Target Center's 'nutritional curator' wins with clean food 20.6.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
You won't find a single microwave or any trans fats in the stadium food at this Minneapolis arena, thanks to David Fhima.
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How an obscure Taiwan murder case led to Hong Kong’s mega-protests 20.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

More than a year ago on the outskirts of Taipei — Taiwan’s capital — a woman’s decomposed body turned up in a grassy thicket near a riverside recreation area popular with tourists.

The 21-year-old Hong Kong woman had been visiting Taiwan, according to a Taipei city police report. A male friend,...

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Hong Kong's leader backpedaled, but here's why the opposition movement continues 19.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Under a "one country, two systems" policy, Hong Kong is connected to China but with its own legal protections. Protesters view the extradition bill as a threat to that arrangement.
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Suburbs Aren’t Only Conformist, White-Bread Clichés. They’ve Also Been Radical, Green, and Visionary. 19.6.2019 Mother Jones
The typical suburb as it is stereotyped in the popular imagination is white, wealthy, and conformist. The Monkees’ 1967 song “Pleasant Valley Sunday” captured the cliché by describing a place with “rows of houses that are all the same and no one seems to care,” where there’s a TV in every room “here in status-symbol […]
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