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Guide to global warming

CNN - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 2:18pm
On Monday the Obama administration will make its first public pitch for an elaborate long-range plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the country's coal-burning power plants. The Clean Power Plan is the final version of regulations outlined by the Environmental Protection Agency. The President called the initiative "the biggest most important step we've ever taken to combat climate change," in a Facebook video announcing the program over the weekend.






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The science behind El Niño

CNN - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 2:18pm
What exactly is El Niño? CNN's Jennifer Gray explains this weather phenomenon that happens between the Pacific Ocean and the atmosphere.






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7 songs that mattered in the '70s

CNN - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 11:59am







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Contaminated water from Colorado mines an ongoing problem

CNN - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 11:54am
One week after an Environmental Protection Agency cleanup effort at a dormant mine turned into a disaster, the agency announced it is halting all EPA field work in mines.






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Rosetta snaps dramatic comet outburst

CNN - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 11:28am







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Here's your chance to name a planet

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Record algae blooms make drinking water toxic

CNN - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 11:26am
Have you heard of "The Blob" that has been invading coastal areas in the Pacific Ocean? The Blob is what scientists are calling areas of water in the Bering Sea, the Gulf of Alaska and off the coast of California that have been running 3 to 5 degrees above normal. This water is affecting weather patterns in the United States and marine life around the globe. And it could also be causing another problem in the Pacific: algae.






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New clues in death of Clemson fraternity pledge

CNN - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 10:36am
A new witness has come forward in the death of a 19-year-old fraternity pledge at Clemson University, leading his family to believe they may finally be closer to knowing what happened to Tucker Hipps before he died.






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The massive toll of the Animas River spill

CNN - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 9:25am







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Part of roof collapses during concert

CNN - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 9:23am
A partial ceiling collapse during a concert at a historic Minneapolis music venue sent two people to the hospital Wednesday night.






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President Carter: I have cancer

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EPA chief says agency 'takes full responsibility' for Animas River spill

CNN - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 8:35am
The EPA "takes full responsibility" for the spill of 3 million gallons of wastewater into the Animas River in Colorado, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said Wednesday.






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Chlorine accident leaves 8 in critical condition

CNN - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 8:33am
"It's a fire chief's worst nightmare."






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Why experts say there's no such thing as 'humane' execution

CNN - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 8:04am
Throughout the history of capital punishment in America, states have reviewed and revised execution methods in the interest of finding a more "humane" option.






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Police: Video shows Ferguson suspect with gun

CNN - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 8:03am
Crowds scatter and duck for cover around him. But a man in a white T-shirt sprints forward, waving what appears to be a gun in his hand.






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10 of the world's best snorkeling destinations

CNN - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 7:55am







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Court reverses Alabama 'rape bait' case decision

CNN - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 7:25am
Administrators at an Alabama middle school showed "deliberate indifference" to allegations that a teacher's aide persuaded a girl to act as bait to catch an accused sexual predator, a federal court of appeals decided Wednesday.






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Casey Woodford serves during Ridgway volleyball practice earlier this week.
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