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Trump Administration Throws America’s Clean Cars Standards into Reverse

The Trump Administration last week announced a plan to throw America’s Clean Car Standards into reverse, imperiling climate security and economic prosperity …

Gaza electricity crisis worse than aftermath of war

The impact of the Gaza electricity crisis on people’s access to basic services is as bad as the aftermath of the 2014 war, Oxfam said today. Four months …

Trump budget spends more, not less, on regulation

Despite pledging an all-out effort to do away with wasteful regulations, President Donald Trump’s proposed 2018 budget would increase federal spending on …

Yemen: War in the time of cholera

 With over 20 million reliant on aid, Yemen is the world’s single largest humanitarian crisis. Now it’s in the grip of a deadly cholera outbreak. …

UN warns of worsening hunger in East Africa amid third consecutive failed rainy season

The third consecutive failed rainy season in East Africa has seriously eroded families’ resilience, and urgent and effective livelihood support is …

Is fact-checking ‘fake news’ a waste of time?

A new study suggests that fact-checking has little influence on what online news media covers, and fact-checks of false news stories spreading online—”fake …

Latest ballistic missile launch by DPR Korea a ‘dangerous escalation of the situation’

Strongly commending today’s launch of a ballistic missile of possible intercontinental range by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), …

War on words: Is journalism disappearing from conflict zones?

Journalists are instrumental in raising awareness of wars and play a critical role in influencing the international community’s humanitarian response to …

UN space agency urges international cooperation against potential threat

A top United Nations official today urged the international community to come together to jointly raise awareness and develop a plan to mitigate the danger …

Yemen hit by world’s worst cholera outbreak as cases reach 200,000

Yemen is now facing the worst cholera outbreak in the world, with suspected cases exceeding 200,000 and the number increasing at an average of 5,000 a day, the …