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In-depth coverage of our changing climate and environmental issues

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 10:24 AM EDT

Fired EPA Experts Release Independent Air Pollution Report

Fired EPA Experts Release Independent Air Pollution Report

Nearly one year ago, the Trump administration fired a panel of scientific experts who assisted the Environmental Protection Agency in its review of air quality standards for particulate matter, NBC News...

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 05:50 PM EDT

EPA Proposes Rewrite of Rules on Lead Contamination in Water

EPA Proposes Rewrite of Rules on Lead Contamination in Water

The Trump administration on Thursday proposed a rewrite of rules for dealing with lead pipes contaminating drinking water, but critics say the changes appear to give water systems decades more time to replace...

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 02:45 PM EDT

Climate Activists Block Roads, March in Global Protests

Climate Activists Block Roads, March in Global Protests

Activists with the Extinction Rebellion movement blocked major roads across major European cities Monday, kicking off a wide-ranging series of worldwide protests demanding much more urgent action against climate...

Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 at 05:47 AM EDT

6 Elephants Die at Thai Park Trying to Save Fallen Calf

6 Elephants Die at Thai Park Trying to Save Fallen Calf

A herd of wild elephants was swept away by raging waters in a national park in Thailand, drowning six, while rangers helped steer two of the animals out of a deep ravine. Staff at Khao Yai National Park...

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 06:26 AM EDT

Pope Urges Bold Action to Protect the Amazon Amid Fires

Pope Urges Bold Action to Protect the Amazon Amid Fires

Pope Francis urged bishops on Sunday to boldly shake up the status quo as they chart ways to better care for the Amazon and its indigenous people amid threats from forest fires, development and what he called...

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Services Resume After NH Church Shooting
Services Resume After NH Church Shooting

Services resume Sunday at New England Pentecostal Church in Pelham, New Hampshire, a week after a gunman opened fire during a wedding ceremony.

Teen Killed in New Bedford Shooting
Teen Killed in New Bedford Shooting

Authorities are investigating a shooting in New Bedford, Massachusetts that left one teen dead.

Police Charge Driver in Fatal NH Turnpike Crash
Police Charge Driver in Fatal NH Turnpike Crash

New Hampshire State Police say a 53-year-old Nashua resident was pronounced dead at the scene of a crash involving a drunk driver on F.E. Everett Turnpike.

NH Driver Killed in Single-Car Crash
NH Driver Killed in Single-Car Crash

A driver was killed in a single-car crash in Hampton, New Hampshire Saturday night.

Trump Scraps Plan to Host G-7 at His Doral Golf Resort
Trump Scraps Plan to Host G-7 at His Doral Golf Resort

Responding to stinging criticism, President Donald Trump has abruptly reversed his plan to hold the next year's Group of Seven world leaders' meeting at his Doral golf resort in Florida. "I think he knows," his...

55th Head Of The Charles Regatta: WATCH LIVE
55th Head Of The Charles Regatta: WATCH LIVE

The 55th Head Of The Charles Regatta is being held this weekend, and you can watch it all live right here. The 2019 Regatta includes 11,000 athletes representing 2,300 entries from 24 countries around the...