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Smog is common not only in Los Angeles but also in cities across the country. New research finds that long-term exposure to high levels of air pollution may be as harmful to the lungs as smoking. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Air Pollution May Be As Harmful To Your Lungs As Smoking Cigarettes, Study Finds

Smog can spike during hot days. A new study finds that the effects of breathing air pollution may be cumulative. Long-term exposure may lead to lung disease, even among people who've never smoked.

Smog is common not only in Los Angeles but also in cities across the country. New research finds that long-term exposure to high levels of air pollution may be as harmful to the lungs as smoking. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Air Pollution May Be As Harmful To Your Lungs As Smoking Cigarettes, Study Finds

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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, seen at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, has lashed out at The Washington Post over coverage of his presidential campaign. John Locher/AP hide caption

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Bernie Sanders Again Attacks Amazon — This Time Pulling In 'The Washington Post'

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The documentary One Child Nation examines the consequences of the decades-long one-child policy in China. Amazon Studios hide caption

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'One Child Nation' Documentary Explores The Dark Side Of Chinese Policy

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Plácido Domingo, onstage at New York's Metropolitan Opera last year. Nine women have accused Domingo of trying to pressure them into a sexual relationship by offering them jobs. Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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LA Opera To Investigate Plácido Domingo After Sexual Harassment Report

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CBS and Viacom said Tuesday they will reunite, bringing together their networks and the Paramount movie studio as traditional media giants bulk up to challenge streaming companies like Netflix. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Viacom And CBS Agree To Merge In $30B Deal

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A truck passes a stack of China Shipping containers at the Port of Savannah in Georgia on July 5, 2018. The Trump administration is delaying some tariffs from taking effect until December. Stephen B. Morton/AP hide caption

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Trump Administration Delays Some China Tariffs

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