U.S. health officials tiptoe around Trump's vaccine timetable

The administration’s experts tried to find a way to support both the president and the reality of scientific and medical constraints he doesn’t always recognize.
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Toxic chemicals may be in fast food wrappers and take-out containers, report says

What's the first thing you should worry about when you look at the packaging on your fast food or takeout?


Peter Dykstra: Icebreaker

The liberal watchdog group Media Matters for America tallied 142 minutes of climate news coverage on the nightly network newscasts and Sunday political talk shows in 2018.

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We watched all 7 hours of CNN’s climate town hall so you didn’t have to

What will future historians see when they unearth this unprecedented discussion of our warming planet?

Peter Dykstra: Is CNN back in the game?

I used to oversee CNN's science and environment coverage in the 1990s up through 2008. Founder Ted Turner had insisted on an uncommonly strong effort on those beats.

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Jay Inslee unlikely to qualify for CNN's climate change town hall

The Washington governor has centered his 2020 campaign around the issue.

Less than 10% of questions were about climate change at CNN's two-night debate in Detroit

Out of 242 total questions from CNN's moderators, just 23 focused on the climate crisis

CNN will host climate-focused Town Hall as issue gains momentum in 2020 race

MSNBC is also planning a climate forum with presidential candidates of both parties later this year, according to reports.

CNN will host climate-focused town hall as issue gains momentum in 2020 race

MSNBC is also planning a climate forum with presidential candidates of both parties later this year, according to reports.

CNN announces climate town hall with 2020 Democrats

CNN announced Thursday it will hold a Democratic presidential town hall focused on climate change.

Greta Thunberg is inspiring climate action. But in some countries her message is falling on deaf ears

Despite student efforts in the streets, the Czech government was among the nations that blocked the EU's net zero emission proposal.


Here are two big things that were wrong with climate change coverage in 2018

Major outlets reported too little on climate change driving extreme weather and too much on Trump, two analyses find.


Q&A with Al Gore: 'Time is running out' to fight climate change

"The five hottest years ever measured have been in the last five years," the former Vice President tells Christiane Amanpour. "Donald J. Trump has become the global face of climate denial."

Sunday show coverage of climate change in 2018 was a disaster

Less than 6 percent of episodes on the major Sunday shows discussed global warming, and some of them included climate deniers
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