Mark Hertsgaard

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President Trump shook much of the world yesterday with his comment on future threats from North Korea. "They will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen."

Two inexperienced leaders and the prospect of nuclear war

President Trump shook much of the world yesterday with his comment on future threats from North Korea. "They will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen."

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The deadline for the UN Climate Change summit in Paris is Friday, with the stated goal of keeping global warming under 2° Celsius.

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The deadline for the UN Climate Change summit in Paris is Friday, with the stated goal of keeping global warming under 2° Celsius.

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On his way to the  Climate Summit  in Paris, Governor Jerry Brown spoke to reporters and radio hosts today.

Governor Brown: On His Way to Paris

On his way to the Climate Summit in Paris, Governor Jerry Brown spoke to reporters and radio hosts today.

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