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  • Trump quits the Paris climate accord, denouncing it as a violation of U.S. sovereignty

    Trump quits the Paris climate accord, denouncing it as a violation of U.S. sovereignty

    The U.S. will pull out of the Paris accord on global warming, President Trump announced Thursday, offering a statement of unabashed nationalism as he turned away from a global leadership role in the fight against climate change. “It is time to put Youngstown, Ohio, Detroit, Mich., and Pittsburgh,...

  • Trump is poised to withdraw from Paris climate pact — unless he changes his mind

    Trump is poised to withdraw from Paris climate pact — unless he changes his mind

    Indications from White House officials that President Trump was heading toward pulling the U.S. out of the Paris accord on climate change set off a worldwide reaction Wednesday, continuing the public drama around a decision that has been agonized and untidy even by the standards of a White House...

  • The United Arab Emirates launches a plan to colonize Mars by 2117

    The United Arab Emirates launches a plan to colonize Mars by 2117

    On Earth, the United Arab Emirates boasts the tallest building, the largest artificial island and the biggest shopping mall, which includes an indoor ski resort and a colony of penguins. Earth, though, has its limits, so the Persian Gulf nation is looking elsewhere. If all goes as planned, a century...

  • 'Defund Planned Parenthood' has gained momentum. Texas shows how extensive the effects can be

    'Defund Planned Parenthood' has gained momentum. Texas shows how extensive the effects can be

    It was Aubrey Reinhardt’s last year at Texas Tech University. So when things started getting serious with her boyfriend, she decided it was time to look into birth control. Reinhardt knew that abortion foes had been trying to strip Planned Parenthood of every penny it receives from government sources....

  • Immunotherapy drug opens a new era of precision medicine for cancer

    Immunotherapy drug opens a new era of precision medicine for cancer

    With little fanfare, the Food and Drug Administration did something this week that it's never done before: The agency approved a single prescription drug, pembrolizumab (marketed by Merck as Keytruda) for treatment of solid tumors in any organ so long as the malignancy bears a specific genetic...

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