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Talks advanced between the party’s moderate and liberal factions, but they still appeared far apart on their plans to expand health-care coverage, invest in green energy, provide paid leave to all Americans and overhaul the tax code.
Vehicles drive on the 110 Freeway toward the Los Angeles skyline in July. (AFP/Getty Images)
The plan to help mitigate climate change could demand extreme lifestyle changes from residents addicted to car culture and 24/7 air conditioning.
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But climate experts question the numbers and the science Russia may pitch at the U.N. climate conference.
Steven Guilbeault worked for environment advocacy groups for more than a decade and once denounced then-President George W. Bush as a "climate killer."
Methane emissions are set to become a defining issue on Capitol Hill, at the EPA and at an upcoming U.N. climate summit in Scotland next week.
Stopping coverage would make it virtually impossible for fossil fuel projects to obtain financing.
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Colin Kahl, undersecretary of defense for policy, said that the Islamic State affiliate in Afghanistan could build the capacity to conduct international operations within six months if left unchecked. Al-Qaeda, he said, could have that capability in one to two years.
A powerful storm dumped nearly a foot of rain on Sicily overnight Sunday.
A view from the Palazzo Uffici, completed in 1939. A bas-relief sculpture depicting Mussolini flanks the entrance. (Federica Valabrega for The Post)
Designed for the canceled the 1942 World’s Fair, EUR gets its moment in the spotlight eight decades later for this weekend’s gathering.
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The report offers no clues on what could have caused Amtrak's Empire Builder, traveling from Chicago to Seattle, to derail in September, killing three people and injuring dozens more.
Law enforcement officers cross the parking lot of Timberview High School in Arlington, Tex,, after a shooting Oct. 6. (AP)
Teachers and school administrators across the country say they are seeing a rise in minor misbehaviors, as well as fighting in the hallways.
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