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Why Having Diverse Government Scientists Is Key To Dealing With Climate Change

Climate and health policies rely on scientific expertise. But the federal science workforce has been shaped by decades of political interference, underfunding and race and gender bias.

Protestors take to the streets on Saturday calling for the release of bodycam footage of the police killing of Andrew Brown Jr. in Elizabeth City, N.C. Logan Cyrus/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Pasquotank County Sheriff: Public Should See Andrew Brown Jr. Video

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With the Greens now leading the polls, party co-chair Annalena Baerbock, 40, is seen as a serious contender for German chancellor in September's general election. She has moved the Greens increasingly to the political center. Andreas Gora - Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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These Are The Top Politicians Vying To Succeed Angela Merkel As Germany's Chancellor

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Liu Haocun as Zhang Lan in Cliff Walkers, a spy thriller from Chinese director Zhang Yimou. CMC Pictures hide caption

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Double Feature: Refugees In 'Limbo,' And Spies And Subterfuge In 'Cliff Walkers'

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Thembi Ngubane was willing to speak out at a time when few South Africans were willing to say, "I have AIDS." She carried a tape recorder from 2004 to 2005 to document her life. She died in 2009. Sue Jaye Johnson hide caption

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Radio Diaries: 25 Years Of Telling Complex Stories Through Everyday Moments

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Why Having Diverse Government Scientists Is Key To Dealing With Climate Change

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Amy Donofrio stands in front of Robert E. Lee High School in Jacksonville, Fla. She was suspended from teaching duties after she refused to take down a Black Lives Matter flag from outside her classroom. Amy Donofrio hide caption

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Can A Teacher Fly A Black Lives Matter Flag At School? A Florida Court Will Consider

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