Going 'Zero Carbon' Is All The Rage. But Will It Slow Climate Change?

The warnings come with unsettling regularity: Climate change threatens 1 million plant and animal species. Warmer oceans could lose one-sixth of their fish and other marine life by the end of the century. Global warming is a major risk to the economy . The world's leading scientists have made it clear that to prevent the worst effects of climate change, there needs to be " rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented " changes to our energy systems. In simpler terms: We need to stop adding carbon...

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U.S. Schools Underreport How Often Students Are Restrained Or Secluded, Watchdog Says

Updated at 6:37 p.m. ET When students are believed to be a danger to themselves or others, they're sometimes restrained in school or isolated in a separate room. These practices, known as restraint and seclusion, are supposed to be a last resort, and they disproportionately affect boys and students with disabilities or special needs. In the past, government officials have said public schools rarely use these behavior management methods — but now, those same officials aren't so sure. A new...

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'Avengers,' But Make It Without Women, Or Men Hugging, Or Levity In General

Brie Larson has vanished. A star of Avengers: Endgame, one of the biggest movies of all time, was completely excised from a modified pirated version of the film — along with everything else in the film seen as feminist or gay. An anonymous fan edited out shots, scenes and characters in a "defeminized" version circulating now on an illegal streaming site. As well as losing Larson's character, Captain Marvel, the defeminized edit is missing a scene where Hawkeye teaches his daughter to shoot. (...

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The Connecticut Department of Agriculture says it has approved applications from dozens of farmers interested in growing industrial hemp under a newly authorized pilot program.

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Connecticut officials installed 24/7 video surveillance at a state-run psychiatric hospital troubled by cases of physical abuse of patients.

Why Companies Are Fleeing Connecticut

Jun 18, 2019
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United Technologies and Raytheon are merging and moving their new headquarters to Boston. Only about 100 jobs will be lost, but the company admits Connecticut doesn’t have the big city attractions of its northern neighbor. Is Connecticut business friendly? Our guests:

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A measure that protects residents who rent at mobile and manufactured home parks passed after 12 years of delays in the New York State Legislature. It was part of a larger tenants’ rights package lawmakers approved last week.

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Attorneys for families of victims of the 2012 Newtown school shooting say conspiracy theorist Alex Jones sent them electronic files of child pornography.

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On the day of his self-declared presidential campaign kickoff, President Trump is threatening to deport "millions" of immigrants in the United States illegally beginning "next week."

But what's known is far less definitive.

With less than two weeks left in the U.S. Supreme Court's term, the justices handed down four decisions on Monday. Defying predictions, three were decided by shifting liberal-conservative coalitions.

Here, in a nutshell, are the results, as well as the fascinating shifting votes:

Dual sovereignty upheld, with Ginsburg, Gorsuch dissenting

In the 25 years since she snorted her first line of methamphetamine at a club in San Francisco, Kim has redefined "normal" many times. At first, she says, it seemed like meth brought her back to her true self — the person she was before her parents divorced, and before her stepfather moved in.

"I felt normal when I first did it, like, 'Oh! There I am,' " she says.

The VA MISSION Act

Jun 17, 2019
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This month the MISSION Act goes into effect. Promoted by the VA, the law offers veterans more choices and greater control over their healthcare benefits. Will it help veterans get the services they need? We'll discuss the legislation with guests:

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Ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has died, Egyptian state television reported Monday, after fainting during a Cairo court session.

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