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Big Money Urges Governments to Tackle Climate Change
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Big Money Urges Governments to Tackle Climate Change

Sackler Money Complicates Donation Policies for Museums

By Frank Jordans |
A group of more than 500 major institutional investors called Thursday for governments to boost efforts to tackle climate change, warning that failure could have serious economic c...

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Big Money Urges Governments to Tackle Climate Change

Big Money Urges Governments to Tackle Climate Change

By Frank Jordans | Sep 19
A group of more than 500 major institutional investors called Thursday for governments to boost efforts to tackle climate change, warning that failure could have serious economic consequences.

Nevada Desert Towns Prep for Possible 'Storm Area 51' Influx

Nevada Desert Towns Prep for Possible 'Storm Area 51' Influx

By Ken Ritter | Sep 19
No one knows what to expect, but the two tiny towns of Rachel and Hiko near the once-secret military research site are preparing for an influx of people over the next few days.

Trump Threatens EPA Action Against San Francisco

Trump Threatens EPA Action Against San Francisco

Sep 19
President Donald Trump threatened to unleash the Environmental Protection Agency on San Francisco Wednesday after a California visit during which he blamed the homelessness crisis on "liberal" policies.

Appeals Court Asked to Halt Discharge of Airmen with HIV

Appeals Court Asked to Halt Discharge of Airmen with HIV

By Denise Lavoie | Sep 19
Lawyers for two Air Force members who are HIV-positive urged a federal appeals court Wednesday to uphold an injunction that bars the Trump administration from continuing with discharge proceedings against them.

Not Real News: Trump Promotes False Video of Rep. Omar

Not Real News: Trump Promotes False Video of Rep. Omar

By Amanda Seitz | Sep 19
President Donald Trump on Wednesday used Twitter to share an edited video made by a conservative comedian that falsely accused Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of dancing and partying last week on the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Fishermen Demand A Say in Decisions on Offshore Wind Energy

Fishermen Demand A Say in Decisions on Offshore Wind Energy

By Wayne Parry | Sep 19
Fishermen insisted Monday to a congressional subcommittee looking at offshore wind energy that they be consulted when crucial decisions are being made on the development of such projects.

Oregon Sees Push for Strictest Gun Storage Law in U.S.

Oregon Sees Push for Strictest Gun Storage Law in U.S.

By Andrew Selsky | Sep 19
Carol Manstrom says she lost her 18-year-old son when he grabbed his father's unsecured pistol and shot himself. Paul Kemp lost his brother-in-law when a man opened fire with a stolen AR-15 assault-style rifle at a shopping mall.

Challenge to Parliament Shutdown Wrapping Up At UK Top Court

Challenge to Parliament Shutdown Wrapping Up At UK Top Court

By Jill Lawless | Sep 19
Britain's Supreme Court was hearing final arguments Thursday in a case that will determine whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson broke the law by suspending Parliament just weeks before the U.K. is due to leave the European Union.

Trump Calls New Border Wall A 'World-Class Security System'

Trump Calls New Border Wall A 'World-Class Security System'

By Kevin Freking and Elliot Spagat | Sep 19
President Donald Trump signed his name on a newly constructed section of the U.S.-Mexico border wall, calling it a "world-class security system" that will be virtually impenetrable.

Sanders Still Wants A Revolution. But Now He's Got Company.

Sanders Still Wants A Revolution. But Now He's Got Company.

By Will Weissert | Sep 19
Bernie Sanders is still leading a revolution. But his ideas no longer feel quite so revolutionary.

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