Science & Health

FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2013 file photo, automobile traffic flows over the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. Doctors and California officials will be among those weighing in on the Trump administration's proposal to roll back car-mileage…
Trump administration asserts only the federal government has power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy
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Wed, 09/18/2019 - 00:53
Swedish youth climate activist Greta Thunber, 16,  sits on the side among other youth climate activists at a news conference about the Green New Deal hosted by U.S. Senator Ed Markey (D-MA)  in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Sept. 17, 2019
Greta Thunberg brings her campaign for urgent action on climate change to the US Capitol
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Wed, 09/18/2019 - 00:02
FILE - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, seen in this Jan. 2019 file photo, says he's directing state health officials to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, citing the risk of young people getting addicted to nicotine, Jan. 29, 2019.
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Governor Andrew Cuomo says companies use candy and fruit flavors to entice young users
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Tue, 09/17/2019 - 23:00
FILE PHOTO: A person dressed in Ebola protective apparel is seen inside an Ebola care facility at the Bwera general hospital near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo in Bwera, Uganda, June 14, 2019. REUTERS/James Akena/File Photo
With vast numbers of people crossing the world on planes every day, an equivalent airborne outbreak now could spread globally in less than 36 hours and kill an estimated 50 million to 80 million people
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By Reuters
Tue, 09/17/2019 - 22:21
The United Nations headquarters building in Vienna, where six world powers and Iran launched talks over Tehran's nuclear projects Wednesday.
Sixteen cities will commit to implementing global goals to end poverty, inequality and other challenges by 2030 during the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations
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By Reuters
Tue, 09/17/2019 - 16:19
Freshly cooked tilapia is garnished and neatly prepared on a dish with asparagus, lemon and sauce at the restaurant in Fairfax, Virginia, Sept. 14, 2019. (Photo: Diaa Bekheet)
Scientists find diets in which meat, fish or dairy products consumed only once a day will leave less of a footprint on climate change and water supplies than vegetarian diet including milk and eggs, in 95% of countries they analyzed
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By Reuters
Tue, 09/17/2019 - 08:27
Shiyes camp leader Anna Shakalova explains camp rules to volunteers at a 'People's Congress.' (Photo: C. Maynes)
In remote northern Russia, an eco-revolt against Moscow garbage holds on
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Mon, 09/16/2019 - 23:22