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Medical workers surround 34-day-old Noubia, the last known patient to contract Ebola in Guinea, as she was released from a Doctors Without Borders treatment center in Conakry on Nov. 28. Cellou Binani /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Tax Breaks, Falling Costs Are Boosting Wind And Solar

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After A Wild Weekend, More Severe Weather Hits Parts Of U.S.

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Buying A New Car Can Trim Your Carbon Footprint, But There's More To It

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Experts Explain Why 2015 Is A Warm One For Earth's Climate

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The Biggest Threats To Birds And How You Can Help

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Massive Methane Gas Leak Displaces Thousands In Los Angeles County

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Meteorologists In Remote Areas Launch Balloons To Collect Weather Data

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