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Climate change and forest management leading to worse wildfires

Climate change and forest management leading to worse wildfires

milehightraveler/iStockBY: LEIGHTON SCHNEIDER, ABC NEWS

(NEW YORK) -- The United States experienced historic natural disasters last week, with unprecedented wildfires torching the West and the Atlantic hurricane season setting a record for the number of named storms at this point of the year.

Officials in California and the Pacific Northwest, as well as scientists, pointed to these natural disa...

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Iran's Revolutionary Guard commander vows 'hit' on all involved in US killing of top general Qassem Soleimani

Iran's Revolutionary Guard commander vows 'hit' on all involved in US killing of top general Qassem Soleimani

Oleksii Liskonih/iStockBy SOMAYEH MALEKIAN, ABC News

(TEHRAN) -- Iran officials again denied Saturday any plot to assassinate the U.S. ambassador in South Africa as an act of retaliation to the killing of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps top general, Qassem Soleimani. However, the commander of the IRGC vowed that revenge for Soleimanis death would be "decisive, serious and real."

"We will ...

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Sen. Ted Cruz, contradicting 2016 remarks, cites possible contested presidential election in urgent push to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat

Sen. Ted Cruz, contradicting 2016 remarks, cites possible contested presidential election in urgent push to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat

Loren Elliott/Getty Images)BY: BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC NEWS

(NEW YORK) Sen. Ted Cruz on Sunday said he is calling on the Senate to vote on a replacement for the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the November election, reversing the 2016 stand he and his fellow Republicans made to block the confirmation hearing of President Barack Obamas pick for the high court in an election...

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Ex-workers sue Kroger, claiming they were fired for refusing to wear rainbow symbol

Ex-workers sue Kroger, claiming they were fired for refusing to wear rainbow symbol

Wendelland Caroyln/iStockBy KARMA ALLEN, ABC News

(CONWAY, Ark.) -- A federal employment watchdog filed a religious discrimination lawsuit against supermarket chain Kroger on behalf of two Arkansas employees who claim they were terminated because they refused to wear an apron that included a rainbow symbol.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, in charge of enforcing anti-workplace discrim...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg, powerhouse Supreme Court Justice, dies at 87

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, powerhouse Supreme Court Justice, dies at 87

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON, D.C.) -- Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the powerhouse Supreme Court justice and champion for womens rights, has died at the age of 87.

"Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died this evening surrounded by her family at her home in Washington, D.C., due to complications of metastatic pancreas cancer," Court Spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said.

Her death while still ser...

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CDC reverses testing guidelines after report of interference

CDC reverses testing guidelines after report of interference

grejak/iStockBy STEPHANIE EBBS and ANNE FLAHERTY, ABC News

(ATLANTA) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reversed guidance on who should be tested for the virus that causes COVID-19, specifying that asymptomatic people who have come in contact with an infected person should get tested and quarantine for 14 days -- a change from guidance released last month that said testing mig...

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Extra safety in rural Rhode Island

Extra safety in rural Rhode Island   September 18, 2020/Jeff Gross   Many years ago, the RI DEM (Dept. of Environmental Management) had a problem with gangs from ...

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(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: More information about a fatal stabbing at the Providence Place Mall.  Providence College is reporting more coronavirus cases.  Providence M...

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RI Luxury Real Estate Market Snapshot

RI Luxury Real Estate Market Snapshot   September 17, 2020/Emilio DiSpirito   By Emilio DiSpirito – Realtor/Team Leader of The DiSpirito Team with HomeSmart...

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