Shoppers stock up at a discount supermarket in Pattaya, Thailand

Thailand Bans Single-Use Plastic Bags In Major Stores

It's part of a long-term plan to reduce waste and debris that make it to the ocean.


0:52E-cigarette flavors
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Trump Says Certain E-Cigarette Flavors Will Be Pulled From Market

1:28Oxycodone pain pills
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Study Says FDA Program To Police Opioids Largely Failed

1:17A nurse administering the measles vaccine
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Samoa Ends Measles-Related State Of Emergency

1:14A GM sign outside a closed facility in Ohio
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Study Suggests Opioid Death Rates Rise After Auto Plant Closures

1:12Measles vaccination
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Seattle School Officials Require Students To Be Vaccinated

0:57A koala being treated for burns
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Fires May Have Killed Up To 30% Of Koalas In One Australian Region

1:04"We ID" sign in store
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FDA Raises Minimum Age To Purchase Tobacco Products To 21

1:53A climate activist holds a protest sign
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2019 Wrap-Up: A Growing Awareness Of A Worsening Climate

1:45Health care and mass shootings top what is stressing out Americans, according to an APA survey.

This Year Americans Are Most Stressed About Gun Violence, Health Care

1:20Radiation contaminated water tanks at Fukushima nuclear power plant
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Japan Considering Dumping Toxic Fukushima Water Into Ocean

0:57Aftermath of the accident
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Oil Spill Off The Galapagos Islands Prompts State Of Emergency

1:24Teepees on the National Mall to protest Keystone XL pipeline construction.
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Judge Rejects Bid To Throw Out Lawsuits Over Keystone XL Pipeline

1:12Person holding cigarette
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Congress Raises Tobacco Purchase Age From 18 To 21

1:45A mannequin named Rosie sits in the commander's seat of the Starliner spacecraft

Boeing Starliner Lands In New Mexico After Inaugural Orbit

1:26A sales associate holding a dog
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CDC Links Pet Store Puppies To Antibiotic-Resistant Outbreak

1:33A teen smokes from an electronic cigarette.

Teen Marijuana Use In E-Cigarettes, Vaping Is Rising

1:06Smoke haze over Sydney Harbour with the Opera House hardly visible on Dec. 10, 2019 in Sydney, Australia
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Australia Sets Record For Its Hottest National Average Temperature

1:28Person holding cigarette
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FDA Approves Sale Of Reduced-Nicotine Cigarettes

1:23Purdue Pharma sign
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Audit: Sackler Family Withdrew $10B From Purdue Pharma In 10 Years

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How $25M Can Improve What We Know About Gun Violence

0:55Vials of measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine
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New Jersey Senate Postpones Vote On Vaccination Exemptions

1:32U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres speaks at the opening day of the U.N. Climate Change Conference.
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U.N. Climate Conference Ends Without Major Breakthrough

0:55Man vaping
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Montana To Begin Enforcing Emergency Ban On Flavored Vaping Products

2:16United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks at UN climate summit in Madrid.
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U.N.: Resisting Action On Climate Is 'A Recipe For Economic Disaster'

1:08Man vaping
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CDC Releases List of Vape Brands Linked to Respiratory Illnesses

1:42Cranes load shipping containers onto a cargo ship in Staten Island.
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Sub-National Stakeholders Plan To Keep US Working Toward Paris Goals

1:53A Filipino child suffering from measles receives treatment
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WHO, CDC Say Measles Cases Spiked Globally Last Year

4:52A doctor examines a patient.

What The Fact: The State Of The Affordable Care Act

0:33A Russian cargo ship launches Dec. 6, 2019
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Russian Cargo Ship Launches For International Space Station

1:23A pharmacist pours out a bottle of Oxycontin
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Tufts University Cuts Ties With Family Behind Purdue Pharma