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ACTIVISM: 4th Women’s March shifts course, tackles climate change

The Women’s March launched in 2017 with the aim of making President Trump a one-term executive. But the movement since has expanded its approach, and this year its goals include a much broader ambition: a feminist mission to curb climate change.

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WHITE HOUSE: Trump doubles down on claim that U.S. may take Syria’s oil

President Trump said in a recent interview that the United States may “take” oil in Syria that U.S. troops now are protecting — a claim one legal scholar said would violate the Geneva Conventions.

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The nuclear button? There are more pressing issues | Rachel Connolly

We are all going to die. Since the end result is the same, perhaps the way it happens shouldn’t matter, but it does. Given the choice, I’d rather not burn to death. This is probably why the spectre of nuclear…

2020 may be the year that young people finally decide who wins elections

In a discussion of the film “The Irishman” and its digitally de-aged actors, Nitsuh Abebe of The New York Times writes about the dominance of the baby boomers. Consider our nation: The president is in his 70s, as are his…

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SENATE: CEO blames warming for fires sparked by his utility

The head of PG&E Corp. told senators yesterday that climate change was largely to blame for the California wildfires that killed dozens of people and forced the company to pay billions of dollars to fire victims.

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ADAPTATION: Climate program liked by Republicans is on the ropes

The most important disaster research program you’ve never heard of operates on a shoestring budget deep within the recesses of the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg, Md.