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Could A Diesel Ban In Hamburg, Germany, Cause More Pollution? Some Residents Worry

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

A road sign on Hamburg

The partial ban went into effect Thursday. Many Germans question whether the ban is an environmental milestone or a political shell game that could end up creating more pollution.

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Money For Moms

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Money for Moms

After six years of preparation, an ambitious new experiment will study the effects of income on the development of infant brains.

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Mormon Funeral Potatoes: The Carb-Heavy Meal For The End of The World

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Carb-heavy comfort food is familiar to Mormons, here in the form of a popular dish called funeral potatoes.

Call it disaster preparedness cooking: A Utah company began running Facebook ads for an instant version of a staple Mormon comfort food … because pantries should be stocked for the Second Coming.

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Stocks Plummet Amid Fears About Italy’s Political Crisis

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Trader Edward Curran (left) and specialist James Denaro on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday. The political turmoil in Italy sent stocks down sharply.

The possibility that Italy might consider leaving the eurozone is spooking a lot of investors in the United States and elsewhere.

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Canada’s Government Buys Controversial Oil Pipeline, To Ensure It Gets Expanded

Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

Canada is buying a pipeline expansion project rather than risk it being derailed by protests and delays. Here, oil tanks stand near the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion site in Burnaby, British Columbia, in April.

The pipeline connects oil sands facilities near Edmonton, Alberta, to Burnaby, near Vancouver on the coast in British Columbia.

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