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The Environmental Protection Agency's final version of its Affordable Clean Energy rule is supported by the coal industry, but it's not clear that it will be enough to stop more coal-fired power plants from closing. J. David Ake/AP hide caption

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Trump Administration Weakens Climate Plan To Help Coal Plants Stay Open

The Trump administration is replacing one of President Barack Obama's signature plans to address climate change. It may help coal-fired power plants but is unlikely to slow the industry's decline.

The Environmental Protection Agency's final version of its Affordable Clean Energy rule is supported by the coal industry, but it's not clear that it will be enough to stop more coal-fired power plants from closing. J. David Ake/AP hide caption

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Trump Administration Weakens Climate Plan To Help Coal Plants Stay Open

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Moon at Noon Stan Forebee
Winter Hill Doves

Carla Johnson reads one of many condemned notices in the city of Newburgh, N.Y., where tenants say they need universal rent regulations to force landlords to maintain apartments. Charles Lane/WSHU hide caption

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NYC's Controversial New Rent Measures Could Spread To The Rest Of The State

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Sound Of Fuca Jayda G
One (Blake's Got a New Face) Vampire Weekend
Valentine Justice
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Joy Harjo will become the 23rd poet laureate of the United States, making her the first Native American to hold the position. Shawn Miller/Library of Congress hide caption

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Joy Harjo Becomes The 1st Native American U.S. Poet Laureate

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Musician Who Became a Bear: A Tribute to Pepper Joy Harjo & Poetic Justice
Die With Us Pnau
Zooropa U2
Amigos Richard Houghton
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Cygnus...Vismund Cygnus The Mars Volta
Los Santos At Night The Alchemist, Woody Jackson et. al.
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Sen The Aurora Principle
Send to Robin Immediately Robyn
Silicon Tare Com Truise

Standing on the downtown corner that was once the city's slave market, Lorna Woods holds up the rusty shackles she found under an old box spring in her grandmother's house. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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Alabama's Africatown Hopes For Revival After Slave Ship Discovery

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Degrees of Light Taylor McFerrin
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