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Groceries are carried in plastic bags in San Diego, California September 30, 2014. California signed the first-in-the-nation law to ban single-use plastic bags from grocery stores. In many cases, states like Missouri have stepped in after city...
Members of the faithful wave Palestinian flags before Pope Francis leads a ceremony for the canonization of four nuns at Saint Peter’s square in the Vatican City, May 17, 2015. Of the four were two Palestinian nuns, who became the first Arabic...
Emergency workers look through the remains from the wreck of the Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia last week May 13, 2015. Amtrak could face a $200 million payout to crash victims, but that may be too low to cover the costs of eight lives...
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush arrives to speak at the Republican Party of Iowa’s Lincoln Dinner in Des Moines, Iowa, United States, May 16, 2015. The GOP prospects agree that America should take tougher action against its enemies. Photo by...
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) speaks with China’s State Councilor Yang Jiechi at the Diaoyutai State Guest House on May 16, 2015 in Beijing, China. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is urging China to halt increasingly assertive...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND ANCHOR: For 15 years, the U.S. war on drugs in Colombia has relied on crop dusting to kill the plants used to produce cocaine. But this week, Colombia’s government...