The gas-powered Valley Generating Station is seen in the San Fernando Valley.

US Carbon Dioxide Emissions Shot Up In 2018 After Years Of Decline

Independent research firm Rhodium Group says emissions from fossil fuel combustion in the U.S. shot up by 3.4 percent in 2018.

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1:34A NOAA meteorologist monitors weather in the agency's Center for Weather and Climate Prediction
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Government Shutdowns Can Wreck The Rigid Timing Of Scientific Research

2:51Human body made of microorganisms
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The 75 Trillion Microorganisms That Raised You From Birth

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SNAP, Food Assistance Programs Could Run Out Of Funding Amid Shutdown

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Inside The Gym That Combines Sobriety And Fitness

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The CDC Says Flu Activity Levels Are High In 19 States

2:37Health professionals wearing scrubs and caps
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Rate Of Violence Against Nurses Climbs Again

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What We Can Learn From China's Unprecedented Far-Side Moon Landing

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Norway Sets World Record For Most All-Electric Cars Sold In 2018

0:51Pharmacist
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Major Pharma Companies Are Reportedly Hiking Drug Prices In 2019

1:25A artist's rendering of New Horizons flying by 2014 MU69
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NASA Rang In The New Year With A Historic Flyby

24:04A blood pressure meter on a doctor's desk
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'What The Health' Full Episode: 2018 Year In Health

1:02Smoke stacks from a coal power plant
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EPA Proposes New Rules Regarding Mercury Pollution From Power Plants

1:04Opioids in a bottle on display
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Study: Opioids Killed Nearly 9,000 Young People From 1999 To 2016

1:20Concept art of OSIRIS-REx approaching the surface of asteroid Bennu
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How A NASA Probe Will Orbit An Asteroid With Almost No Gravity

0:48Flint River
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2 Michigan Officials Accept Plea Deals In Flint Water Scandal

1:00Shoppers carry plastic bags down the street
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UK Wants To Double The Charge For Disposable Plastic Bags

1:19A whale swimming
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Japan Condemned For Decision To Restart Commercial Whaling

0:56Puppies in a cage
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England Will Ban Pet Stores From Selling Puppies And Kittens

1:00Children wearing Santa Claus costumes play with soap bubbles
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Japan's Birthrate Hits All-Time Low In 2018

0:52Grizzly bear and her cub
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US Government Appeals Ruling Protecting Yellowstone-Area Grizzlies

0:33SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket
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SpaceX Launches Next-Generation GPS Satellite For Military

0:41A picture of Heroin and Fentanyl
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Deaths From Synthetic Opioids Like Fentanyl Spiked Again

2:37Christmas living room
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Why The Myth That Suicides Increase During The Holidays Is Dangerous

0:58A Japanese whale research ship
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Japan To Reportedly Pull Out Of IWC To Hunt Whales

3:20A patron smashes objects at a popular smash room.
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Rage Rooms Feel Good, But They Might Make You More Stressed

0:46A worker trims cannabis.
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FDA Considering Ways To Regulate Sale Of Cannabis-Based Products

0:42Assortment of pro-abortion rights badges
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Abortion Is About To Officially Become Legal In Ireland

1:07Opioid reversal drug naloxone
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The Federal Government Is Recommending More Naloxone Prescriptions

1:37A man and woman walk in a park
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New Reports Find Americans Are Getting Heavier And Wider

1:29A photograph of Earth, taken during the Apollo 8 mission
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How Apollo 8 Changed Spaceflight History In Only Four Months