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You don’t need meat for protein 19.11.2017 Washington Post
With enough vegetarian sources of protein, iron and B vitamins, even athletes can get along just fine.
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Yemen is on the brink of a famine. Here’s how things got so bad. 19.11.2017 Washington Post: World
Nearly 80 percent of Yemen's population is food insecure, with millions teetering on the edge of famine. The situation — described as critical for nearly two years — has deteriorated since early November, when Saudi Arabia enacted a blockade on its borders with Yemen, making it nearly impossible for anyone to import food, water and medical supplies from Saudi Arabia.
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Puerto Rico is still in the dark 18.11.2017 Washington Post: Editorials
The general in charge of military recovery departs the island, leaving behind painful questions.
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More on libertarian skepticism about democracy - a rejoinder to Will Wilkinson 18.11.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
More on libertarian skepticism about democracy - a rejoinder to Will Wilkinson
Republicans give tax cuts to corporations yet stretch our military to the breaking point 17.11.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Republicans give tax cuts to corporations yet stretch our military to the breaking point
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The European parties accused of being influenced by Russia 17.11.2017 Washington Post
The European parties accused of being influenced by Russia
Finally, Someone Explains Just What In The Hell We’re Supposed To Do With Leeks 17.11.2017 Mother Jones
A ripe tomato doesn’t need very much love to taste amazing: Cut it open, sprinkle it with salt, and there’s your snack. Cooking, if that’s what you’d call that, can be so easy in the summer. But when the seasons turn, enigmatic alliums and stubborn root vegetables take center stage. Not to fear, says David […]
Keystone pipeline leak days before Nebraska expansion ruling 17.11.2017 AP Top News
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) -- TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone pipeline leaked an estimated 210,000 gallons of oil onto agricultural land in northeastern South Dakota, but state officials don't believe the leak polluted any surface water bodies or drinking water systems....
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Keystone pipeline leaks 210,000 gallons of oil in South Dakota 17.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone pipeline leaked an estimated 210,000 gallons of oil in northeastern South Dakota, the company and state regulators reported Thursday.

Crews shut down the pipeline Thursday morning and activated emergency response procedures after a drop in pressure was detected resulting...

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Days before Keystone XL permitting decision, a sister pipeline spills 210,000 gallons of oil in South Dakota 17.11.2017 Washington Post
The spill on the TransCanada-owned Keystone pipeline comes shortly before a Nebraska commission is set to decide whether to grant a permit for the long-delayed Keystone XL project, which has been mired in controversy for years.
Keystone pipeline leaks 210K gallons of oil in South Dakota 17.11.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Officials don't believe the leak affected any surface water bodies or threatened any drinking water systems.
Trump's environmental rollbacks hit California hard, despite Sacramento's resistance 16.11.2017 LA Times: Nation

When 50,000 acre-feet of water went gushing out of the Sacramento River last month, it fast became a test of California’s ability to protect its environmental policies from an increasingly hostile Trump administration.

The episode proved humbling.

Heeding the calls of big agriculture interests...

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Groundwater Depletion Could be Significant Source of Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide 16.11.2017 Environmental News Network
Humans may be adding large amounts of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere by using groundwater faster than it is replenished, according to new research. This process, known as groundwater depletion, releases a significant amount of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere that has until now been overlooked by scientists in calculating carbon sources, according to the new study.
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Trump's environmental rollbacks hit California hard, despite Sacramento's resistance 16.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

When 50,000 acre-feet of water went gushing out of the Sacramento River last month, it fast became a test of California’s ability to protect its environmental policies from an increasingly hostile Trump administration.

The episode proved humbling.

Heeding the calls of big agriculture interests...

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Trump EPA nominee opposed by GOP senators from NC 16.11.2017 AP Business
WASHINGTON (AP) -- North Carolina's two Republican senators say they oppose President Donald Trump's pick to oversee chemical safety at the Environmental Protection Agency, putting Michael L. Dourson's nomination at serious risk....
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What it's like to live in Kentucky and sell your debut novel to Hollywood 16.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

I have been driving since 17, my first car a lovely, hulking she-beast of a 1990 Buick Century I named Old Bess, whose engine coolant reservoir I once could not afford to have fixed and so refilled hourly with water during a feverish trip to Graceland in Memphis, Tenn., from my home in Kentucky.

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Artificial sweeteners in groundwater indicate contamination from septic systems 15.11.2017 Environmental News Network
The presence of artificial sweeteners in rural groundwater shows evidence for contamination by local septic system wastewater, researchers from the University of Waterloo have found.
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Angola leader removes dos Santos daughter as oil firm chair 15.11.2017 AP Business
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Angola's new leader has removed the daughter of former President Jose Eduardo dos Santos as chair of the state-owned oil company, the government announced Wednesday, in a surprise move that appeared to assert independence from one of Africa's longest-ruling families....
Despite devastating injuries, struggling towns still see football as a way to make it through 15.11.2017 Washington Post
Despite devastating injuries, struggling towns still see football as a way to make it through
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Housing crisis can be good news, if you're a landlord 15.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

As I write about the housing market in California, where high prices are forcing people into their cars, onto streets and farther from where they work, one thing is clear:

I’m not making any friends among landlords.

They sniff at the suggestion that some of their ilk are greedy, and they especially...

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