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Firing Chris Licht won’t fix CNN

Ever after its CEO’s firing, CNN remains stuck in no man’s land.

Why New York City has some of the worst air in the world right now

Canada’s smoke blanketing the US is just the latest example of intensifying wildfires.

Plant burgers are way better for the planet than beef, but these 2 ingredients threaten tropical ecosystems

How plant-based meat’s dependence on coconut and cacao could become a liability.

Finally, a solution to plastic pollution that’s not just recycling

Countries are negotiating a new global treaty to drastically reduce the plastic waste that has been poisoning the world.

Dirty air can be deadly. Here’s how to protect yourself.

The Air Quality Index can warn you about wildfire smoke and pollution in your area. Here’s a step-by-step guide.

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Mike Pence is a man without a constituency

It’s not yet clear who exactly his Republican supporters would be.

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California is becoming uninsurable

Two insurance giants will stop issuing new policies for California homes. CalMatters reporter Ben Christopher and Vox’s Umair Irfan say insurers have determined what homeowners refuse to accept: Climate change has made some parts of the country too risky to live in.

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Can the West keep supplying Ukraine with enough artillery?

Republicans’ abortion bans are nothing like those in Europe

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The kids suing their state for climate change

The first constitutional climate lawsuit is going to trial

The Georgia Trump election investigation keeps getting bigger

A personality test can’t tell you who you are

The deadly train collision in India, explained

What will stop AI from flooding the internet with fake images?

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California has the country’s strongest animal welfare law. Now it just needs to be enforced.

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Scandoval is bad for personal lives, really good for business

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Florida has launched an “unparalleled” assault on higher education

The biggest policy changes in the debt ceiling deal, explained

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Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse is a gorgeous, daring triumph

The Supreme Court deals another blow to labor unions

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The House manages to get it together on the debt ceiling