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FILE - In this July 28, 2015, file image, made from Colorado Judicial Department video, defense attorney Tamara Brady, left, questions Robert Holmes, top right, the father of James Holmes, background left, during the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial in Centennial, Colo. Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial reached a decision Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, on whether to keep the death penalty as an option for Holmes. The jury deliberated for less than three hours, starting Thursday after Holmes' parents made an emotional plea for their son's life because he is mentally ill. (Colorado Judicial Department via AP, Pool, File)Jurors in the James Holmes trial vote to move forward to a third sentencing phase.


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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2015 file photo, a plume of steam billows from the coal-fired Merrimack Station in Bow, N.H. A global health commission organized by the prestigious British medical journal Lancet recommended in a report published Monday, June 22, 2015, substituting cleaner energy worldwide for coal will reduce air pollution and give Earth a better chance at avoiding dangerous climate change. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)Yahoo News takes a closer look at President Barack Obama’s toughest plan yet to combat climate change.


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FILE - This 2014 file photo provided by the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's office is Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson during his medical examination after he fatally shot Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Mo.  (AP Photo/St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, File)A year after fatally shooting Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, in Ferguson, Mo., the former police officer reflects on a year spent in relative seclusion.


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