Water crisis may make Gaza Strip uninhabitable by 2020

Water crisis may make Gaza Strip uninhabitable by 2020

In the Gaza Strip, 97 percent of freshwater is unsuitable for human consumption, and raw sewage pours into the Mediterranean Sea.
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Hillary and Chelsea Clinton: Gutsy Women

As an impeachment inquiry into President Trump’s actions on Ukraine begins, Hillary Clinton says that it appears that there is evidence of abuse of power and obstruction of justice and contempt of Congress.
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Why Chernobyl Has Suddenly Become A Hotspot For Global Tourists

Why Chernobyl Has Suddenly Become A Hotspot For Global Tourists

The site of the world’s worst radiological catastrophe is unexpectedly coming back to life due to an American television show. Scores of tourists are visiting Chernobyl, located in northern Ukraine, in response to an HBO miniseries.
Americans Waste Up To 40 Percent Of The Food They Produce

Americans Waste Up To 40 Percent Of The Food They Produce

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In Common’S New Memoir About Healing, ‘Love Can Be An Action’

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"Memory Is A Superpower In Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Novel About The Underground Railroad"

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To make the case for reparations for the toll of slavery, acclaimed writer Ta-Nehisi Coates has offered forceful advocacy and powerful data-driven argument.
The Reporters Behind Harvey Weinstein Story On How It Was ‘Just The Beginning’ For Metoo

The Reporters Behind Harvey Weinstein Story On How It Was ‘Just The Beginning’ For Metoo

The Reporters Behind Harvey Weinstein Story On How It Was ‘Just The Beginning’ For Metoo
Climate Activist Greta Thunberg On The Power Of A Movement

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg On The Power Of A Movement

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg On The Power Of A Movement
James Mattis On Why He Left The Trump Administration But Won’T Criticize It

James Mattis On Why He Left The Trump Administration But Won’T Criticize It

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How Giant African Rats Are Helping Uncover Deadly Land Mines In Cambodia

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18 Years After September 11Th, An Oral History That Recalls The Details

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How Texas Gun Owners Feel About Background Checks, Red Flag Laws

How Texas Gun Owners Feel About Background Checks, Red Flag Laws

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How The Cayman Islands Could Become A New Health Care Destination

How The Cayman Islands Could Become A New Health Care Destination

As health care costs continue to rise, practitioners in India are working to lower prices -- and bring their innovations closer to American shores.
In Europe, Business Booms When Cruise Ships Arrive — But Is It Worth The Bother?

In Europe, Business Booms When Cruise Ships Arrive — But Is It Worth The Bother?

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Reparations And Why America’S Past Still Shapes The Present

Reparations And Why America’S Past Still Shapes The Present

A House subcommittee held hearings Wednesday morning to discuss paying reparations to African Americans for slavery.
Why It Will Take More Than Basic Recycling To Cut Back On Plastic

Why It Will Take More Than Basic Recycling To Cut Back On Plastic

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A Scientific Approach To Evaluating Global Anti-Poverty Programs

A Scientific Approach To Evaluating Global Anti-Poverty Programs

In Ethiopia, over a quarter of the population survives on less than two dollars a day.
The Danger Of Coal Ash, The Toxic Dust The Fossil Fuel Leaves Behind

The Danger Of Coal Ash, The Toxic Dust The Fossil Fuel Leaves Behind

Coal ash is a particularly dangerous byproduct of our dependence on fossil fuels.
How The View Of An Ancient World Landmark Has Sparked A Modern Legal Battle

How The View Of An Ancient World Landmark Has Sparked A Modern Legal Battle

Greece’s highest court is considering a case about Athenians’ visual access to the landmark Acropolis.
Toni Morrison On Capturing A Mother's "Compulsion" To Nurture In "Beloved"

Toni Morrison On Capturing A Mother's "Compulsion" To Nurture In "Beloved"

To remember Toni Morrison, the PBS NewsHour unearthed this 1987 interview with the celebrated American author.