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September 24, 2017

Monthly Archives: May 2017

NASA Plans To Launch A Probe Next Year To ‘Touch The Sun’

The small spacecraft is set to hurtle toward the sun at about 450,000 miles per hour. Scientists hope it will clear up some big mysteries, such as why the sun’s atmosphere is hotter than its surface.

(Image credit: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory)


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Shareholders Push Exxon To Disclose Business Impact Of Fighting Climate Change

In a victory for environmental activists, investors have passed a non-binding proposal calling for Exxon Mobil to publicly examine how efforts to cut greenhouse gases would affect its bottom line.

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Chinese Activists Detained After Investigating Factory Making Ivanka Trump Shoes

Two Chinese labor activists are missing, presumed to be detained by police. Another has been arrested. They were working undercover to document alleged labor abuses.

(Image credit: Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images)


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Kathy Griffin Apologizes For ‘Disturbing’ Depiction Of Trump’s Head

The comedian said she went “way too far” in posing with a model of the president’s head covered in blood. Griffin’s role with CNN is under review and another brand dropped an ad campaign she did.

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