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Global Politics

Clinton's complicated history in Haiti has some voters saying, why vote at all?

During Wednesday night's presidential debate, Republican nominee Donald Trump referenced his trip to Miami's Little Haiti neighborhood, likening the city to the Caribbean country, saying that people there "hate the Clintons because what's happened in Haiti with the Clinton Foundation." Clinton defended the foundation's work, comparing its accomplishments to those of the Trump Foundation's. It underscored the complicated feelings about Clinton among Haitian-Americans.

Belief

Here's why I own an AR-15

It's partly nostalgia for the type of weapon that safeguarded him in Vietnam, says Luis Quiñonez, a 64-year-old former Marine. Still, the NRA member is not a fan of some of the issues advocated by the NRA.

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Economics

Mountains of US recycling pile up as China restricts imports

Much of the world's recycling gets shipped to China for processing. But starting Jan. 1, China is enacting much tougher standards for the purity of recycling imports, standards most American, and European, recyclers simply can't meet. And that has recycling piling up throughout the United States.

Climate Change

Why 2020 is a key year for climate action

The UN climate report found that limiting warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius (or 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) this century is still technically possible. But to keep that possibility alive, the world would have to cut its global greenhouse gas emissions by a whopping 45% from 2010 levels by 2030.