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Leaders of warming Earth meet in Paris to cut emissions
Addressing the twin threats of global warming and extremist violence, 151 world leaders kicked off two weeks of high-stakes climate talks outside Paris on Monday, saying that by striking an ambitious deal to cut emissions...
Obama prods world on climate change, faces pushback at home
Facing pushback at home, President Barack Obama said Sunday that American leadership was helping make gains in the global fight against climate change as he tried to reassure world leaders assembling for a historic...
Worldwide climate rallies draw hundreds of thousands
Hundreds of thousands of people have taken part in rallies around the world on Sunday, calling on leaders to halt climate change on the eve of a major conference in Paris.
Obama, Xi tout close US-China climate coordination
President Barack Obama on Monday touted close U.S. cooperation with China on climate change as vital to world efforts to slow global warming, even as he acknowledged persistent differences with China's President Xi...
Planned Parenthood: Long a lightning rod in US culture wars
As a leading defender of abortion rights and comprehensive sex education, Planned Parenthood deals daily with some of America's most contentious issues, and is well accustomed to receiving verbal threats.
Jeb Bush says Trump 'uninformed,' not a serious candidate
The Republican front-runner for the presidential nomination, Donald Trump, is not prepared to be the nation's commander in chief, because he's "uninformed" on major issues facing the U.S, especially defense and...
Q&A on the history of attacks against Planned Parenthood
A deadly shooting at a Colorado Planned Parenthood is the latest in a long history of violence at clinics that provide abortions and doctors who perform the procedure.
Produce in Costco salad linked to E. coli is being recalled
Federal officials say a business is recalling a vegetable mix believed to be the source of E.coli in Costco chicken salad that has been linked to an outbreak that has sickened 19 people in seven states.
Trump scraps endorsement event after black pastors object
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has cancelled a press conference in which his campaign said he would be endorsed by as many as 100 black evangelical religious leaders. Many of those invited to the event say...
Countries, investors pledge billions for clean energy tech
By SYLVIE CORBET, KARL RITTER and SETH BORENSTEIN Associated Press Government and business leaders are banking on clean energy technology to fight global warming, kicking off this week’s high-stakes...
Three arrested in attempted kidnapping of woman in Lowes parking lot
According to the Fort Mill Police Department, a woman from the Washington DC area was walking in the parking lot of a Lowes Home Improvement store just before 4:30 p.m. when a man grabbed her.
Hamstrung by Congress, Obama tries to clinch climate pact
President Barack Obama is trying to negotiate a legacy-making climate change pact this coming week in Paris with one hand tied behind his back. Congress can't even agree whether global warming is real.