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More Than 1,000 Died in South Asia Floods This Summer

MUMBAI, India — More than 1,000 people have died in floods across South Asia this summer, and as sheets of incessant rain pummeled the vast region on Tuesday, worries grew that the death toll would rise along with the floodwaters. According to the United Nations, at least 41 million people ...

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More Evidence Exxon Misled the Public About Climate Change

This story originally appeared on Mother Jones and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Two years ago, Inside Climate News and Los Angeles Times investigations found that while Exxon Mobil internally acknowledged that climate change is man-made and serious, it publicly manufactured doubt about the science. Exxon has been trying unsuccessfully to smother ...

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Rush hour pollution may be more dangerous than you think

The first in-car measurements of exposure to pollutants that cause oxidative stress during rush hour commutes has turned up potentially alarming results. The levels of some forms of harmful particulate matter inside car cabins was found to be twice as high as previously believed. Most traffic pollution sensors are placed ...

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Shareholders Demand More Drastic Shifts at Nestlé

Nestlé, the Swiss food giant that helps bring the world Stouffer’s frozen dinners, Kit Kat candy bars and even L’Oréal hair coloring, is feeling pressure to change its corporate recipe. Late on Sunday, the activist investor Daniel S. Loeb informed Nestlé that he had amassed about $ 3.5 billion of ...

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Russia’s RT Network: Is It More BBC or K.G.B.?

LONDON — The London newsroom and studios of RT, the television channel and website formerly known as Russia Today, are ultramodern and spacious, with spectacular views from the 16th floor overlooking the Thames and the London Eye. And, its London bureau chief, Nikolay A. Bogachikhin, jokes, “We overlook MI5 and ...

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Keeping Fentanyl Out of the US Will Take More Than a Wall

Last night, President Donald Trump told Congress that by building a big wall along the Mexican border and deporting illegal immigrants, he’ll improve America’s economy and keep illegal drugs off the streets. “We will stop the drugs from pouring into our country and poisoning our youth,” Trump said. “And we ...

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