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Earth Day 2018: Everything you need to know

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- People around the world will come together this weekend to celebrate the planet and to take action to protect it.Here's everything you need to know about Earth Day 2018.When is Earth Day?First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day takes place worldwide on April 22.This year's event falls on a Sunday.What is Earth Day and why do we celebrate it?Various events are held annually on Earth Day across the globe to show support for protecting the environment.U.S. Sen. Gaylord Nelson, a Wisconsin native, is ...

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'Barbara Bush was the first lady of the greatest generation': Presidential historian

Scott Olson/Getty Images(HOUSTON) -- Barbara Bush's casket on Friday arrived at St. Martin's, the nation's largest Episcopal church, where she lay in repose as the public was invited to pay respects from noon to midnight, according to the Geo. H. Lewis & Sons Funeral Home in Houston.The Rev. Russell Levenson Jr. and the Rev. Dr. Peter Cheney will be co-officiants of Saturday's service, which is set to begin at 11 a.m. ET. Barbara Bush's son, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, will deliver a eulogy along ...

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Temple frat suspended over 'credible reports' of sexual assault, underage drinking, drug use: Police

iStock/Thinkstock(PHILADELPHIA) -- Temple University is the latest college to face issues with Greek life on campus.The Philadelphia school suspended fraternity Alpha Epsilon Pi on Friday after "multiple credible reports" of sexual assaults, underage drinking and drug use, according to ABC affiliate WPVI.At least two reports of sexual assaults have been lodged against the fraternity, according to WPVI. One case, involving a 19-year-old student at the school, has been referred to the district attorney, police said."A Temple University student reported that she attended a party there ...

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EPA chief recorded a single, one-hour meeting on day 1 of Morocco trip

Jason Andrew/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) --  The Environmental Protection Agency has released new details about Administrator Scott Pruitt's schedule in Morocco last year that show he was scheduled for only one meeting on the first day of the costly trip.The new details about Pruitt’s schedule came in an updated response to a records request from ABC News and other news organizations on the Morocco trip, which generated controversy both about his spending habits and his justification for being there. Earlier this month, the EPA released the six-page ...

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CDC expands warning to consumers to avoid all romaine lettuce

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The Centers for Disease Control is expanding its warning over romaine lettuce tainted with E. coli. The lettuce is responsible for at least 53 people falling ill, including 31 hospitalizations, in 16 states.The CDC had previously warned consumers only about chopped romaine lettuce, but is now saying anyone who purchased any type of romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona, region should throw it out."Based on new information, CDC is expanding its warning to consumers to cover all types of romaine lettuce from ...

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After Facebook scrutiny, is Google next?

Chesnot/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Facebook has taken the lion's share of scrutiny from Congress and the media for its data-handling practices that allow savvy marketers and political agents to target specific audiences, but it's far from alone.YouTube, Google and Twitter also have giant platforms awash in more videos, posts and pages than any set of human eyes could ever check. Their methods of serving ads against this sea of content may come under the microscope next.Advertising and privacy experts say a backlash is inevitable against ...

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Barbara Bush Funeral: Security Prevents Trump Attendance

Scott Olson/Getty Images(HOUSTON) -- Barbara Bush will be laid to rest in Texas on Saturday as mourners, including dignitaries from across the nation and around the world, gather to remember the former first lady's life and legacy. More than 1,500 guests, including former presidents and first ladies, are expected to fill St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston on Saturday morning for the funeral service. Barbara Bush, who died on Tuesday at the age of 92, had requested in her last wishes a modest funeral at the ...

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To the extent that attorney general Jeff Sessions has any role at the Justice Department, it’s apparently to keep quiet and fetch coffee for Rod Rosenstein.

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