New EPA Regulation To Cut Emissions From Coal-Fired Plants In US

Proposal to cut down greenhouse gas emissions draws criticism


As part of an effort to slow the process of climate change, President Obama and his administration recently announced a major new initiative to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Continue reading

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New study predicts major extinction event in Earth’s near future


Scientists and researchers believe that planet Earth is on the brink of a major extinction event, according to the latest research published in this week’s edition of the journal Science. Continue reading

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Healthy school lunch menus spark political food fight


The Healthy Hunger-Free Act that First Lady Michelle Obama championed in 2010 is getting criticism from some school administrators and Republicans in Congress who say that the healthy food requirements have led to burdensome costs and more food in the garbage cans. Continue reading


Poet, author and activist Maya Angelou dies at age 86


Celebrated author, poet, artist and activist Maya Angelou passed away May 28 at the age of 86. She is known across the globe for her elegant language and passion toward civil rights. Continue reading

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India and Pakistan attempt to mend relationships, address issue of terrorism


DOWNLOAD VIDEO In a surprise move, India’s newly-elected prime minister Narendra Modi invited his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif to his inaugural address, signaling an effort…read more

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