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GOP Demonizes Once Favored Cap-And-Trade Policy

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 3:59am

Republicans say the EPA is going to kill jobs and raise electricity prices with new carbon emissions limits. They're up in arms about something their own party championed during GOP presidencies.

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Research: Americans Less Fearful Of Storms With Female Names

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 3:59am

A new analysis suggests unconscious sexism causes people to take hurricanes with female names less seriously than hurricanes with male names.

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Key Areas Retaken, Assad Reasserts Himself Over War-Torn Syria

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 3:59am

Despite the civil war, Syria is holding a presidential election on Tuesday. President Bashar Assad is expected to win another seven-year term.

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Pa. Coal Area Worries Emission Rules Will Cost Economy Jobs

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 3:59am

In Greene County, Pa., one in five jobs is in the coal industry. The EPA rules announced Monday were met with skepticism, and worries about what it will mean for the local economy.

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Environmentalists Hail Reduced Emission Rules, Others Criticize

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 3:59am

For the first time, the U.S. would regulate the greenhouse gas causing emissions from existing coal plants. The goal is to reduce emissions 30 percent below 2005 levels by the year 2030.

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Playtime With Mom Helps Boost Toddlers' Under-Developed Brains

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 3:59am

Due to malnourishment, some 200 million toddlers in poor countries have under-developed brains. A study in the journal Science suggests more play time with mom can dramatically reverse the damage.

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