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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: It might never have occurred to you, but a single round-trip flight between Chicago and Frankfurt, Germany burns about 3.5 tons of carbon dioxide. That’s- about what a medium-sized car in the United...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: For more about this intensifying crisis, we are joined via Skype by Peter Leonard of the Associated Press. So tell us, what are you hearing, what are you seeing right now? PETER LEONARD: Well...
A new U.N. report on climate change released Sunday warns that humans have made little progress on environmental issues in recent years. Despite efforts by some countries to decrease carbon emission levels, “massive new policy changes are going to...
Armed pro-Russian separatist forces occupy a state security building in the eastern city of Slovyansk on Saturday, April 12. Protestors and militia forces have seized control of state buildings in other cities in the region including Donetsk and...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: Experts at Columbia, MIT and Harvard have concluded that a small papyrus fragment made public two years ago is from ancient times, not a forgery. But its contents continue to provoke controversy....
WASHINGTON — As millions of Americans race to meet Tuesday’s tax deadline, their chances of getting audited are lower than they have been in years. Budget cuts and new responsibilities are straining the Internal Revenue Service’s...