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This Olympic Champion’s Case Could Change Sports’ Gender Rules Forever

The standoff over issues of gender, hormones and performance hit a pivotal phase

NY Times /
Becoming Greta: ‘Invisible Girl’ to Global Climate Activist, With Bumps Along the Way

A Swedish girl’s solitary act of civil disobedience has turned her into a symbol for climate action. But her path hasn’t been easy.

NY Times /
Vatican Hopes Meeting on Child Sex Abuse Will Be a Turning Point

Church leaders spoke of demanding accountability and transparency, but there have been similar calls in the past and change has been slow.

ABC /
Scientist who popularized term "global warming" dies at 87

A climate scientist who popularized the term "global warming" has died

CBS /
Amazon wants half of shipments to be carbon neutral by 2030

Ecommerce giant has faced criticism for not doing enough in the fight against climate change

CBC /
'Grandfather of climate science' dead at 87

The climate scientist who popularized the term "global warming" has died. Wallace Smith Broecker ...

CBS /
Amazon vows to slash its carbon emissions

Ecommerce giant has faced criticism for not doing enough in the fight against climate change

ABC /
US airlines plan to add gender options for non-binary passengers

U.S. Airlines plan to add gender options for non-binary passengers. Airlines say they are making the change reflect the diversity of passengers.

CNN /
Global climate targets will be missed as deforestation rises, study says

International targets to cut emissions and limit climate change are set to be missed due to rises in deforestation and delays in changing how humans use land, new research has warned.

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Deforestation will torpedo global climate targets, study finds

International targets to cut emissions and limit climate change will be missed due to rises in deforestation and delays in changing how humans use ...

NY Times /
Jazz on the Edge of Change

Before 1919, the music was considered more novelty than art. Then a military band changed everything.

CNET /
NBA smart jersey lets you change team allegiance in seconds - CNET

An app changes the jersey from Curry to Jordan.

UPI /
South Korea gender agency defends quota system for women

South Korea's minister of gender equality and family said the country's workplace culture needs to change for women to be on more equal footing with men.

USA Today /
Airlines begin waiving change fees for new winter storm

Southwest Airlines had already started waiving rebooking fees ahead of the new storm. It’s likely that others would do the same as forecasts solidified.        

USA Today /
WI Gov. wants to change laws on marijuana use

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers announced Monday his budget will include proposals to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use and legalize medical marijuana. (Feb. 18)        

VoA /
Philadelphia Mulls Supervised Injections to Cut Drug Deaths

For nearly two decades, Vancouver, the epicenter of Canada's increasingly deadly drug epidemic, has embraced an initiative that was once dismissed as ...

NBC /
Time can change presidential legacies. Just look at Washington and Lincoln.

Presidents Day celebrates iconic presidents, but there was a time when even Washington and Lincoln endured as much partisan rancor as Obama and Trump.

Engadget /
Fox delays 'Cosmos' season 2 premiere over misconduct investigation

Fox's investigation into sexual misconduct claims against Neil deGrasse Tyson has led to a change of schedule for Cosmos: Possible Worlds. The company has quietly removed the show's season 2 premiere from its March 3 schedule, indicating that it's w...

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WATCH: Mom 'fights' her way to good health, losing 160 pounds

After not fitting on an amusement park ride, she knew it was time to change.

Engadget /
NBA smart jersey switches your player allegiances on the fly

Sports jerseys are big commitments for fans -- you're betting that your favorite player won't switch teams, take a nose dive or otherwise prove embarrassing. In the future, though, you might just have to pull out your phone to change allegiances. NBA...

ABC /
Low wages and poor working conditions prompt nations' teachers to strike for change

Public educators in Oakland, California, appear next in line to strike.

Reuters /
Beckham looks to '70s, Westwood turns catwalk into protest

Victoria Beckham looked back to the 1970s at London Fashion Week on Sunday, while Vivienne Westwood turned her catwalk into a stage to protest issues ...

NBC /
Move over, Ocasio-Cortez. The Green New Deal's got some competition.

With no shortage of ideas in Congress about how to address climate change, Democrats are likely to clash over where to go from here.

USA Today /
Green New Deal: Republicans talk up climate change plan – but not because they like it

Republicans trumpet the Green New Deal because they think the climate change plan that touts social justice is a losing proposition for Democrats.        

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