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[l] at 6/30/22 11:13am
By a 6-3 vote, the Supreme Court has ruled that the Clean Air Act does not give the EPA authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. The ruling limits the EPA to plant-by-plant regulation and could compromise the fight against climate change.
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[l] at 6/30/22 11:06am
On Wednesday, the EU agreed on new rules that would subject cryptocurrency transfers to the same money-laundering protocols as traditional banking transfers to preserve financial stability. The new measures could later serve as an example for other countries.
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[l] at 6/30/22 9:54am
A new documentary about Leonard Cohen’s most celebrated song, “Hallelujah,” lays out his spirituality – and hope.
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[l] at 6/30/22 9:34am
India and China have long vied for influence in Sri Lanka. Now, as Sri Lanka reaches the depths of debt-crisis, India sees an opportunity to get the upper hand over rival China by aiding the island nation.
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[l] at 6/30/22 9:31am
In his inaugural speech as the 17th president of the Philippines, Ferdinand Marcos Jr. defended the stained legacy his father left behind, opting to instead highlight his economic successes. However, for the victims of the ousted dictator's regime, it’s not that simple.
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[l] at 6/30/22 9:06am
The rule of law is under strain worldwide as politicians try to bend judiciaries to their will, undermining their independence and credibility.
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[l] at 6/29/22 4:34pm
“A Down Home Meal for Difficult Times” by Ethiopian American writer Meron Hadero highlights immigrant stories of dislocation and identity.
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[l] at 6/29/22 3:20pm
Watergate, Iran-contra, and the Clinton impeachment all hinged on the testimony of little-known staffers with extraordinary access. Cassidy Hutchinson may join the list.
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[l] at 6/29/22 2:13pm
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s efforts to weaken NATO may have backfired, as his aggression toward Ukraine pushed Sweden and Finland to apply for membership in the alliance. And now it’s official: On June 29, NATO leaders welcomed both nations’ applications.
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[l] at 6/29/22 1:20pm
American Jews and Saudi Muslims have sought an understanding of each other to lay groundwork for building peace in the Middle East.
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[l] at 6/29/22 12:41pm
Drought: As the world gets drier and hotter, reliable access to water is becoming a greater challenge – lending urgency to innovations that could pull water right out of the air.
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[l] at 6/29/22 10:58am
On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Oklahoma can prosecute non-Native Americans for crimes committed on tribal land when the victim is Native American. The 5-4 decision cut back on the high court’s ruling from 2020 that said a large portion of eastern Oklahoma remains an American Indian reservation.
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[l] at 6/29/22 10:55am
Initiated in 2020, the federal aid that made school meals available for free to all public school students in the United States – regardless of income levels – is ending, raising concerns for those already struggling with rising food prices.
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[l] at 6/29/22 10:53am
Yaël Braun-Pivet, a member of the French National Assembly who belongs to President Macron’s centrist alliance, became the new house speaker on Tuesday. In her inaugural speech, Ms. Braun-Pivet stressed the need for cordial debate and understanding across the aisle.
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[l] at 6/29/22 10:52am
After 51 migrants perished the back of an 18-wheeler in San Antonio this week, reporters and officials across Central America are working to bring the victims some measure of dignity by identifying them, many of them who were traveling without valid IDs.
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[l] at 6/29/22 10:46am
A new Marcos government has Catholic leaders rethinking decades of inaction, and taking on more responsibility in the political sphere.
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[l] at 6/29/22 8:56am
Concerns about ethics, privacy, and piling on educators have some wondering: Should schools be shouldering the mental health crisis? Part of a package on solutions for helping students.
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[l] at 6/29/22 8:52am
A reporting collaborative, including the Monitor, offers examples of the mental health solutions being offered to support children and young adults.
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[l] at 6/29/22 8:22am
Each year, the sleepy hills of northern Romania explode in population as summer wedding season brings back locals working abroad.
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[l] at 6/28/22 3:22pm
President Biden has a hard act to follow in Europe after his stands against autocracy and Russian aggression. Can competing with China freshen his moral leadership?
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[l] at 6/28/22 2:43pm
Ghislaine Maxwell, socialite parter of Jeffrey Epstein, has been sentenced to 20 years for her role in Mr. Epstein’s sex trafficking ring. Nearly three years after Mr. Epstein’s death, Ms. Maxwell says meeting him has been her “greatest regret.”

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