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Polar vortex defies climate change in the Southeast U.S.

Overwhelming scientific evidence has demonstrated that our planet is getting warmer due to climate change, yet parts of the eastern U.S. are actually getting cooler. According to a Dartmouth-led study in Geophysical Research Letters, the location of this anomaly, known as the “U.S. warming hole,” is a moving target. During ...

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Oil Boom Gives the U.S. a New Edge in Energy and Diplomacy

Advertisement HOUSTON — A substantial rise in oil prices in recent months has led to a resurgence in American oil production, enabling the country to challenge the dominance of Saudi Arabia and dampen price pressures at the pump. The success has come in the face of efforts by Saudi Arabia ...

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U.S. Accuses Syria of New Chemical Weapons Use

Advertisement UNITED NATIONS — The United States on Tuesday accused Syria’s government of a chlorine gas attack on civilians in the same rebel enclave hit more than four years ago by the deadliest known chemical assault in the Syrian war. In sharp denunciations from Ambassador Nikki R. Haley at the ...

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Abbas Calls Oslo Accords Dead and Blasts U.S.: ‘Damn Your Money!’

Advertisement RAMALLAH, West Bank — President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority said on Sunday that Israel had killed the Oslo Accords and angrily assailed the Trump administration over its handling of the conflict. He vowed to reject American leadership of any peace talks and urged Palestinians to reconsider their ...

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Cutting Off Pakistan, U.S. Takes Gamble in Complex Afghan War

Advertisement Afghan officials have pleaded with three American presidents to reconsider their support for Pakistan, which was both receiving billions of dollars in American aid and harboring the leaders of a Taliban insurgency that the United States has struggled to defeat. But when President Trump suspended nearly all American security ...

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