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Despite Progress, Cities Struggle With Ambitious Climate Goals

Dozens of cities are vowing to cut their carbon emissions and uphold the U.S. commitment to the Paris climate deal. Despite progress, many are falling short of their most ambitious goals.

David Zatezalo, the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health, was asked about the advanced black lung epidemic at a congressional hearing in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 6, 2018. Huo Jingnan/NPR hide caption

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Black Lung Study Finds Biggest Cluster Ever Of Fatal Coal Miners' Disease

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The Mining Days Michael Brook
Ola Belle's Blues Ola Belle Reed

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House Passes Funding Extension After Trump Says 'I'd Love To See A Shutdown'

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3:06 Clutchy Hopkins

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NPR Poll: 2 In 3 Support Legal Status For DREAMers; Majority Oppose Building A Wall

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Despite Progress, Cities Struggle With Ambitious Climate Goals

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Blu DJ Mako
Practice Makes Perfect Billie Holiday
High Wire Erroll Garner
You! Me! Dancing! Los Campesinos!
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A Tiny Pulse Of Electricity Can Help The Brain Form Lasting Memories

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