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Sep 14

AP Fact Check: Trump, Dems and their tale of 2 countries

The country described by the Democrats running for president is mired in child poverty, riven with economic unfairness and broken in its approach to health care, crime and guns. The country presented by President Donald Trump is roaring and ascendant.

Sep 08

How climate change is driving emigration from Central America

The link between environmental instability and emigration from Central America became apparent in the late 1990s and early 2000s as earthquakes and hurricanes, especially Hurricane Mitch in 1998 and its aftermath, were ravaging parts of Honduras, Nicaragua and El Salvador.

New York Fashion Week kicked off this weekend with designers' latest collections on full display. But global worries about the environmental impact and cheap labor involved in clothing production are sparking a growing movement in the industry toward sustainable clothing.

Sep 07

AP Fact Check: Trump and Democrats mangle science

Science took a beating in the political arena this past week as President Donald Trump sowed confusion about Hurricane Dorian's path and Democratic presidential candidates rang false alarms about the air we breathe.

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