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Is Joe Manchin holding democracy hostage? His colleagues won’t say.

Washington Inside the air-conditioned halls of the august U.S. Capitol, reporters and lawmakers alike are jockeying for a word with Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, the fiscally conservative Democrat who is threatening to hold up his party’s $3.5 trillion signature budget bill.Outside, in the sweltering September sun, protester Cathy Hook is demanding he answer…

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What is AUKUS? US, UK, and Australia team up in Indo-Pacific.

Washington President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that the United States is forming a new Indo-Pacific security alliance with Britain and Australia that will allow for greater sharing of defense capabilities – including helping equip Australia with nuclear-powered submarines. It’s a move that could deepen a growing chasm in U.S.-China relations.Mr. Biden made the announcement alongside British…

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Which US states will welcome the most Afghan evacuees?

Washington The Biden administration began notifying governors and state refugee coordinators across the country about how many Afghan evacuees from among the first group of nearly 37,000 arrivals are slated to be resettled in their states.California is projected to take more arrivals than any other – more than 5,200 people, according to State Department data…

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Rhino drowns at Dutch zoo in mating mishap

The southern white rhino is listed as ‘near threatened’ by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature. A female rhinoceros drowned at a zoo in the Netherlands after a first date with a new male went tragically wrong, the zoo said on Friday. Elena was “startled” on Thursday by the arrival of a white…

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World on ‘catastrophic’ path to 2.7C warming: UN chief

A bombshell “code red” for humanity warned Earth’s average temperature will reach 1.5C a decade earlier than projected only three years ago. A failure to slash global emissions is setting the world on a “catastrophic” path to 2.7 degrees Celsius heating, UN chief Antonio Guterres warned Friday just weeks before crunch climate talks. His comments…

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Mental health could be the next casualty of global warming

Credit: CC0 Public Domain One evening in July, Stephanie Felts was lying in bed trying to process simultaneous climate disasters all over the world. From a crushing Canadian heatwave to U.S. wildfires and China floods, the drumbeat triggered memories of a close call her family had with a raging inferno when they lived in Salt…

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Burned trees and billions in cash: How a California climate program lets companies keep polluting

Credit: CC0 Public Domain As fire ripped through the Mendocino County hills the summer of 2018, burning a vast expanse of forest and turning buildings to ash, a curious thing was happening at Eddie Ranch, a sprawling property scorched by the flames. Its owners were petitioning the state to allow it to be paid millions…

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First-of-its-kind quantitative assessment for sustainable agriculture

The Sustainable Agriculture Matrix measures environmental, economic, and social impacts of agriculture sustainably at a national level to help inform national policies and actions towards sustainable agriculture around the globe. Credit: University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science For the first time, scientists have assembled a quantitative assessment for agriculture sustainability for countries around the…

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Where to Pre-Order the New iPhone 13

News @andrew_andrew__ Sep 17, 2021, 11:17 am EDT | 3 min read AppleApple announced a ton of new hardware during its “California Streaming” event, including the new iPhone 13 lineup. All four models of iPhone 13 feature a smaller Face ID notch, a larger battery, improved cameras, and a ton of other upgrades. The Pro…

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‘RHONJ’ Star Melissa Gorga, Hubby List NJ Mansion for $2.9 Million

‘RHONJ’ Star Melissa Gorga Lists NJ Mansion … Waterfront Living for $2.9 Million!!! 9/17/2021 8:28 AM PT Melissa and Joe Gorga are saying goodbye to some of the best views NJ has to offer … ’cause they’ve put their crib on the market. The ‘RHONJ’ stars are selling their 7-bedroom, 5-bathroom mansion in Toms River,…