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Jonathan Rees

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Professor of History at Colorado State University, Pueblo, and author of Refrigeration Nation:  A History of Ice, Appliances, and Enterprise in America

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Americans have the  biggest fridges in the world . Not only that, the U.S. outstrips the rest of the world in the use of air-conditioning.

Changing the rules for HFC's

Americans have the biggest fridges in the world . Not only that, the U.S. outstrips the rest of the world in the use of air-conditioning.

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Two years ago at Stanford, a Massive Open Online Course attracted 160,000 students. MOOC's looked like  the future of higher educatio n.

Online Learning: Past, Present and Future

Two years ago at Stanford, a Massive Open Online Course attracted 160,000 students. MOOC's looked like the future of higher educatio n.

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Federal prosecutors announced charges today in what they call the “largest college admissions scam” they’ve ever prosecuted. More than a dozen people charged are from L.A.

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Governor Gavin Newsom today announced a halt to the death penalty in California. The state has a complicated history with the death penalty.

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In conversation with Robert Scheer, Ron Kovic and Maj. Danny Sjursen examine their roles in our nation's bloody trajectory since the Vietnam War.

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Josh and Ken get in studio as Cohen’s testimony begins.

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