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Senate Passes Bill Granting Obama "Fast-Track" TPP Authority
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Obama, U.S. Senate, Fast Track, TPP, Trans-Pacific Partnership )

- 18 minutes ago -
The bill will now head to the House of Representatives for a vote early next month, where it is expected to face a tougher showdown
Massive India Heat Wave Kills 350
Health & Wellness  (tags: Heatwave, Fatalities, India, Heat stroke, Dehydration )

- 1 hour ago -
More than 350 people are reported to have died in a heat wave sweeping India, with temperatures reaching 48C (118F) in some areas.
Germany's 2020 Greenhouse Gas Target Is No Longer Feasible
World  (tags: Germany, Climate Change, Emissions Reductions, 2020 Targets, Energy, Energy Policy, Coal, CO2, Methane )

- 1 hour ago -
Right now, Germany emits the equivalent of 912 million tonnes of CO2.
Santa Barbara Oil Spill: Authorities, Environmentalists Step Up Response
Environment  (tags: Santa Barbara, California, Oil Spill, Response, Environmentalists, Disaster )

- 1 hour ago -
Authorities have intensified their response to this week's Santa Barbara oil spill by announcing remedies and additional investigations.
Huge Insurance Company Cites Climate Change As Reason For Divesting From Coal
Business  (tags: Insurance Company, AXA, France, Climate Change, Corporate Responsibility, Divestment, Coal )

- 1 hour ago -
During the announcement on Friday, AXA's chief executive Henri de Castries spoke about the threat that climate change poses to the environment, and the responsibility of insurance companies to deal with those threats
Superpod Of More Than 1,000 Dolphins Spotted Off The Coast Of California
Animals  (tags: Dolphins, Superpod, California, Coast )

- 1 hour ago -
These mega gatherings often occur where food is in high abundance or if they face a dangerous situation, but they have also been known to take place in the absence of either.
2015 Is Crushing It For Hottest Year On Record
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, NASA, Record Heat, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin, NOAA )

- 1 hour ago -
Last week NASA reported that this has been the Earth's hottest January-April on record. This week, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) confirmed that finding with its latest monthly report on global temperatures.
Bernie Sanders Slams The Media For Their Biased Presidential Campaign Coverage ~ TEXT and VIDEO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: news, media, ethics, Americans, campaign issues, elections, Sen. Bernie Sanders, abuse, freedoms, dishonesty, democrats, republicans, politics )

- 12 hours ago -
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) called out the media for their biased coverage of presidential campaigns, and refusal to inform the American people during an interview on CNN's Reliable Sources.
Should a Nazi Ghost Town Be Saved?
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Germany, 'Nazi Ghost Town', ethics, society, culture, government, humans, interesting, news )

- 10 hours ago -
Hitler planned it to be the largest beach resort ever created, but plans to revive it have stirred controversy.Some buildings have a hard time shaking their past, and when it comes to architectural relics from the Third Reich, the past becomes even harder
Who, What, Why: Can You Reduce Sugar in Food Without Anyone Noticing?
Offbeat  (tags: Food, Sugar, WHO )

- 10 hours ago -
Tesco has announced it will reduce the level of sugar in its own-label soft drinks by 5% per year. But how can you reformulate recipes subtly, asks Chris Stokel-Walker.
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