Susanne Rust

Investigative reporter specializing in environmental issues, Los Angeles Times

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Investigative reporter specializing in environmental issues for the Los Angeles Times. Senior reporter and director of the energy and environment project at the Columbia School of Journalism; former investigative reporter covering environmental issues for California Watch, a nonprofit news website

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In the 1940s and 1950s, the U.S. conducted dozens of nuclear tests on the Marshall Islands. The tests forced people from their homes.

Climate change threatens Marshall Islands, where the U.S. has dumped a lot of nuclear waste

In the 1940s and 1950s, the U.S. conducted dozens of nuclear tests on the Marshall Islands. The tests forced people from their homes.

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Senior officials in the Trump Justice Department really have suspected the president of allegiance to Russia. They considered invoking the 25th Amendment.

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Senior officials in the Trump Justice Department really have suspected the president of allegiance to Russia. They considered invoking the 25th Amendment.

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For years, tobacco companies knew about the dangers of smoking, but publicly denied their own scientists' findings. They were prosecuted under federal law.

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