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Pump jacks work in a field near Lovington, N.M., in 2015. The Trump administration is lifting an Obama-era rule aimed at limiting emissions of methane, a potent climate-warming gas.
In the run-up to Airbnb's imminent IPO filing, it has implemented a series of policies to help repair the company's reputation within communities that oppose the constant turnover of strangers in their neighborhoods.
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The Big 12 says its schools will start playing their conference games in late September, under a schedule that's been reduced due to the coronavirus. The conference hopes to hold a championship game in December.
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Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods speaks during a press conference in Ocala, Fla., in 2018. Woods sent an email Tuesday informing the approximately 900 people working in the department that "when you are on-duty/working as my employee and representing my Office – masks will not be worn," the Ocala Star-Banner reports.
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People line up outside a supermarket in a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand, on Wednesday before a three-day lockdown goes into effect. Four new COVID-19 cases were diagnosed in Auckland, and an additional four probable cases have been identified.
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Sen. Kamala Harris is Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden's pick as his running mate — a choice that many are celebrating in India, where Harris' mother was from.
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Fani Willis is poised to become the next Fulton County District Attorney after winning a runoff election against her former boss on Tuesday. Willis is seen here in 2014 during the trial of 12 former Atlanta Public Schools educators accused in a conspiracy to inflate state test scores.
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