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Should Pacific Bluefin Tuna Be Listed As An Endangered Species?

Environmental groups have asked the U.S. to give the prized fish protection under the Endangered Species Act. Some scientists and activists say the chances are slim but the action is long overdue.
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Beyond Sightseeing: You'll Love The Sound Of America's Best Parks

The National Park Service is racing to record soundscapes of each park that capture nature for the ear. "If we start to lose sounds of wilderness, we start to lose a piece of us," one scientist says.
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Volkswagen Reaches $14.7 Billion Settlement In Emissions Cheating Scheme

Volkswagen agreed to pay up to $14.7 billion to settle major claims in the U.S. against the company over its emissions cheating scheme.
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West Virginians Turn To Federal Government For Help After Devastating Floods

In West Virginia, residents are beginning to clean up after record floods destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses and killed at least 23 people.

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$15 Billion Settlement Proposed In Volkswagen Emissions Scandal

Two-thirds of the sum will be set aside to compensate U.S. owners of nearly 500,000 VW diesel cars. The company will also pay $2.7 billion into an environmental remediation fund.
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What Brexit Means For The U.S.

With a now-likely U.K. exit from the EU, America’s relationship with a key intelligence and global trade ally will change. Please join us to discuss what the British vote means for the U.S. economy, the 2016 presidential campaign and global security.

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Obama's New Clean Energy Goal For North America: 50 Percent By 2025

White House aides acknowledge that the plan, to be announced by President Obama and his counterparts in Canada and Mexico, is a "stretch goal." The commitment goes beyond the Paris climate agreement.
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Understanding Zika And Mosquito Control In The Washington Region

It's hot, humid and officially summer, which means mosquito season is upon us. Kojo discusses local prevention efforts and the ways to keep yourself and your family safe from the viruses they can carry.

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VW Faces Tuesday Deadline For Diesel Emissions Settlement

Volkswagen admitted last September to intentionally cheating on emissions tests. A federal judge has set a Tuesday deadline for VW to work out a plan for making amends.
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Locals Provide Disaster Assist After West Virginia Floods Kill At Least 24

Search and rescue operations are underway in West Virginia after flooding killed at least 24 people. Clean up has begun but some things can't be saved.

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