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Trump Administration Halts Mining Health Study

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The Trump administration’s Department of the Interior has asked the National Academy of Sciences to suspend research into the health effects of mountaintop removal coal mining. A team from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine was established last year for a two-year study. The committee has been conducting hearings and investigating accumulating science on the… Read More

Solar Eclipse Brings Excitement, Caution

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At about 2:30 p.m. today, the skies will be the focus for the nation, as a solar eclipse overshadows all other events. Though retailers and optometrists’ offices alike are completely sold out of special “eclipse glasses,” made to view the eclipse, two different events are holding them for attendees. Little Fish Brewery has been holding… Read More

Eclipse Day: NPR Live Blog


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It is indeed dark during the day as a total solar eclipse makes its way from Oregon to South Carolina. Eleven states are in the path of total darkness. Follow the astronomical phenomenon’s journey across America along with NPR journalists and others experiencing the eclipse. Loading… Follow coverage throughout the day from NPR News on… Read More