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Climate change is not a hoax — ask any millennial seeing it firsthand

In January, a group of Cornell University undergraduates travelled to the Mekong River Delta of Vietnam, a region of the world considered to be one …

Vietnam War

Welcome to the post-apocalyptic National Parks

Seven posters show a grim future if climate change goes unchecked<p>National parks in the US are already seeing the effects of climate change — glaciers are melting, whitebark pines are under attack by pests, and wildfires are eating away at acres of land across the US. What will happen to our …

National Parks

War is fast approaching: Where will President Trump invade first?

The United States seems destined for war. The question is now: Which country will Trump choose first?<p>It almost seems inevitable that President Donald Trump will push the United States into war. Despite his isolationist, America-first rhetoric during the campaign, Trump has discovered that war …

North Korea

North Korea responds to Donald Trump’s bluster: “We are fully prepared” for war

Intentionally or not, Trump’s posturing with North Korea could lead to a nuclear war<p>While China is urging the United States and North Korea to cool down, North Korea is responding to President Donald Trump's provocative language by making it clear that war is on the table — perhaps even, it seems, …

North Korea

Arctic meltdown: Sea and land ice are cracking up at a record pace

The images from the Arctic ice death spiral are haunting. The impacts will be terrifying.<p>Driven by warming air and water temperatures, Arctic sea ice …

U.S., Afghan Forces Assess Damage to ISIS From Massive Bomb

‘Mother of All Bombs’ targeted a militant cave-and-tunnel complex in eastern Afghanistan<p>By<p>Jessica Donati and<p>Jessica Donati<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@jessdonati<p>Jessica.Donati@wsj.com<p>Habib Khan Totakhil<p>Habib Khan Totakhil<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@HabibKhanT<p>habibkhant<p>habib.totakhil@wsj.com<p>…

Afghanistan

Officials: No need for Trump's approval to use massive bomb

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. commander in Afghanistan who ordered use of the "mother of all bombs" to attack an Islamic State stronghold near the Pakistani border didn't need and didn't request President Donald Trump's approval, Pentagon officials said Friday.<p>The officials said that even before Trump …

Military

Scott Pruitt Spent the Last 24 Hours Lying His Ass Off

On Thursday, EPA head Scott Pruitt visited the Harvey Mine, a coal mine in western Pennsylvania, to regurgitate some of his favorite talking …

China says North Korea tension has to be stopped from reaching 'irreversible' stage

BEIJING/PYONGYANG (Reuters) - China said on Friday tension over North Korea had to be stopped from reaching an “irreversible and unmanageable stage” as a U.S. aircraft carrier group steamed toward the region amid fears the North may conduct a sixth nuclear weapons test.<p>Concern has grown since the …

North Korea

This March was the second-warmest March in 137 years, because why stop now?

So much for a global warming slowdown. New data released on Friday shows that March 2017 was the second-warmest on record, behind March of last year. …

Global Warming
Afghanistan

Scientists say we have 10 years to save Earth

Time is running out to protect Earth from the disastrous effects of climate change. An international team of eight researchers said we have just 10 …

Climate Change

North Korea 'ready for nuclear attack' amid show of force

<b>North Korea has warned the US not to take provocative action in the region, saying it is "ready to hit back with nuclear attacks".</b><p>The comments came as North Korea marked the 105th anniversary of the birth of its founding president, Kim Il-sung.<p>A huge parade in Pyongyang was held amid speculation …

North Korea