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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.


2015-08-03 09:43:35 -0600

Senator Chuck Schumer and actress Amy Schumer hold a press confernce on gun violence.NEW YORK (AP) — Stand-up comedian and actress Amy Schumer is teaming up with New York Sen. Charles Schumer to call for tighter gun control.


2015-08-03 09:24:08 -0600
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.
2015-08-03 07:53:06 -0600