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  • Magnitude 6.1 quake in Japan's Osaka area kills four, halts factories

    Magnitude 6.1 quake in Japan's Osaka area kills four, halts factories
    TOKYO (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.1 earthquake in Osaka, Japan's second-biggest metropolis, killed four people, injured hundreds more and halted factory lines in an industrial area, government and company officials said on Tuesday.
  • As Macau's greyhound track shutters, fears over dogs' fate

    As Macau's greyhound track shutters, fears over dogs' fate
    MACAU (Reuters) - In a dingy neighborhood far from the sparkling casinos that have proliferated across Macau in recent years, six greyhounds raced around a concrete track on a rain-soaked weekday night.
  • Heat wave wilts much of U.S. Midwest, Northeast

    Heat wave wilts much of U.S. Midwest, Northeast
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago and St. Louis sweltered on Monday at the center of a heat wave that stretched across the U.S. Midwest and Northeast, although relief could come as soon as Monday evening in some areas.
  • Guatemala ends victim searches at volcano where 110 died

    Guatemala ends victim searches at volcano where 110 died
    GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Guatemala on Sunday ended its victim search efforts in the zone that suffered most deaths and injuries from the Fuego volcano eruption, its disaster agency said.
  • 5.6 magnitude quake shakes Guatemala; no damage reported

    5.6 magnitude quake shakes Guatemala; no damage reported
    GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - A 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook Guatemala on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), but disaster officials said it did not cause any damage, including at the Fuego volcano where recent eruptions have killed 110 people.
 
 
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  • Five things you need to know about the U.S. Clean Car Standards

    Five things you need to know about the U.S. Clean Car Standards
    America?s Clean Car Standards are one of our biggest success stories, yet the Trump Administration is preparing to dramatically weaken them. News reports say the Trump Administration is also taking aim at state leadership on clean cars, by preparing to challenge California?s and 12 other states? authority to maintain more protective standards. Here?s what you need to […]
  • Pruitt admits lying, blames others, and leaves behind a cloud of questions: 3 takeaways from today's hearings

    Pruitt admits lying, blames others, and leaves behind a cloud of questions: 3 takeaways from today's hearings
    After a month of revelations and allegations about his tenure in EPA and in Oklahoma, Scott Pruitt finally had a chance to provide straight answers to Congress about his mounting ethics problems.  The results were not encouraging: Caught: The top story coming out of today?s hearings is that Scott Pruitt admitted that he lied. He […]
  • Proof that the Clean Power Plan?s strategy for cutting carbon pollution is the industry standard

    Proof that the Clean Power Plan?s strategy for cutting carbon pollution is the industry standard
    The public comment period is just about to close on EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt?s reckless attempt to repeal the Clean Power Plan, and thousands of Americans ? including mayors, CEOs, energy experts, and citizens concerned about the threats Pruitt?s actions pose to our children?s health and future ? have already spoken out in vigorous opposition […]
  • 86 Questions and Counting for Scott Pruitt

    86 Questions and Counting for Scott Pruitt
    By Elgie Holstein Spring has been EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt?s season of scandal, with each day bringing fresh allegations of the EPA Administrator?s reckless disregard for his boss?s promises to ?drain the swamp.? Worse for the country, he has adopted a sense of entitlement, which appears to have long pre-dated his arrival in Washington.  In […]
  • It?s up to us to protect the Clean Power Plan

    It?s up to us to protect the Clean Power Plan
    This week is a crucial moment for climate progress. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is moving ahead in his efforts to revoke the Clean Power Plan, one of our most important efforts to tackle the climate crisis. The Clean Power Plan provides our only national limit on carbon pollution from existing power plants ? America?s largest […]