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Trump’s EPA May ‘Review’ California’s Car Pollution Rules

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January 18, 2017 at 11:56 am

It became clear Wednesday that far-reaching car pollution rules enforced by California and a handful of other states could be jeopardized if EPA nominee Scott Pruitt is confirmed by the Senate. A...

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Pruitt Dances on Climate, Calls for Change at EPA

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January 18, 2017 at 11:22 am | “Restoring” trust in government. Adhering to the “rule of law.” Giving local officials more influence over federal regulation. Climate change is “not a hoax,” but climate science is “subject to debat...

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Six U.S. Senators Confronting Trump’s HHS Cabinet Pick Own Health Care Stocks, Too

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January 18, 2017 at 2:37 pm | President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to run Health and Human Services is taking heat for his controversial stock holdings in companies affected by laws he’s worked on and voted for. But federal record...

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21 Medicare Health Plans Warned To Fix Provider Directory Errors

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January 18, 2017 at 1:29 pm | Federal officials this month warned 21 Medicare Advantage insurers with high rates of errors in their online network directories that they could face heavy fines or have to stop enrolling people if t...

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The Temperature Spiral, Now With 2016’s Record Heat

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January 18, 2017 at 7:29 am | In news that will surprise nobody, 2016 was the hottest year on record. Scientists predicted it at the start of 2016, and after April they were 99 percent certain. Temperature records continued to fa...

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2016 Officially Declared Hottest Year on Record

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January 18, 2017 at 5:40 am | 2016 was the hottest year in 137 years of record keeping and the third year in a row to take the number one slot, a mark of how much the world has warmed over the last century because of human activi...

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Blood clots in lung bigger factor in serious fainting spells than previously realized

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January 18, 2017 at 7:10 am | By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS Like a scene from the movies, a fainting spell can be brought on by sudden emotional distress. Sometimes, severe dehydration or standing still for too long can ...

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Inside Hospital, Families Find Refuge With Recliners, Tissues And Cake

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January 18, 2017 at 5:00 am | NEW YORK — Clutching a railing for balance, 89-year-old Alan Epstein searched the hospital waiting rooms for families in distress. He paused when he came across a young woman standing alone in the ha...

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Interior Nominee Zinke Doubles Down on Coal

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January 17, 2017 at 1:04 pm | During his confirmation hearing Tuesday, Interior secretary nominee Ryan Zinke emphasized the incoming Trump administration’s vow to recommit America to fossil fuels development while disregarding re...

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