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The U.S. government is bulldozing over 40 years of conservation efforts to build the wall on the border with Mexico. Among the species affected are low-flying insects such as monarch butterflies
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California is now requiring the beef and dairy industry to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. Some scientists are testing and growing a red algae seaweed that can reduce methane from cow burps 🐮 Watch the full video:
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Do you know someone who's living with non-stop ringing in their ears? Here's what sounds like:
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The U.S. has become more diverse in recent years, but how African American, Hispanic, and white people vote has been pretty consistent. Clearly something’s changing in politics – so what’s going on? -
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NBC Left Field Jun 19
"There are only two industries that call their customers 'users': one is technology companies, the other are drug dealers." With the prevalence of smartphones, anxiety triggers are right at our fingertips. How do we battle our tech addiction?
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NBC Left Field Jun 19
What happens if Roe v. Wade is overturned? We already have an idea. As more states restrict abortion access, people who need abortions are looking to the Internet for solutions. And finding them. Watch:
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NBC Left Field Jun 19
An estimated 10,000 LGBTQ youth, ages 13 to 17, have been protected from conversion therapy by living in states that have banned the contentious practice on minors. Here's the story of one man's quest to ban conversion therapy in California
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NBC Left Field Jun 18
While some experts insist it’s not a good idea to allow kids to play with toy guns, others suggest this type of play may even be helpful in their development:
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NBC Left Field Jun 18
While swimming or surfing in the ocean, the same thought seems to pop up every summer at the beach: will I be shark-bait today?
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NBC Left Field Jun 18
We're in the midst of a sleep deprivation epidemic on a global scale—and with really significant consequences:
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NBC Left Field Jun 18
When controversial, and now deceased, rapper XXXTentacion coined the word "gekyume," he joined a long tradition in hip-hop. But how it ended up on a list of most-searched words in 2018 is a bigger story. Watch it here:
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NBC Left Field Jun 17
"I think it would be weird if my kids would use cash." has been rapidly moving toward a cashless economy. Nowadays, most banks in Sweden no longer handle cash & Swedes are using an app called Swish for payments. WATCH:
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NBC Left Field Jun 17
"Growing up, it was real hard for me...I didn't really cared if I lived or died." A Chicago reverend is mentoring young men in carpentry, among other trades, to rehabilitate homes in the West Garfield Park neighborhood
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NBC Left Field Jun 17
Would you give up your home, job, and technology to live in the woods? A group in North Carolina has. Here's their story:
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NBC Left Field Jun 16
Any company or U.S. individual can put stakes in the ground and prospect in Bears Ears National Monument—all for the low cost of $212 per 20-acre claim, with a little field work and a lot of paperwork:
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NBC Left Field Jun 16
A former pastor spent years "setting gay people free" before he embraced his own sexuality. After coming out to his family, Zach Coleman left his church and moved to NY. Today, Zach performs as a drag queen—known by the stage name “Stella.” 🌟
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NBC Left Field Jun 15
The U.S. has been deporting convicted immigrant veterans since the Vietnam War. More than 75,000 American military veterans are foreign-born lawful U.S. residents
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On the Greek island of Ikaria, locals reach the age of 90 at more than two times the rate Americans do. So what’s their secret? ☀️🌊 Watch the full video here:
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NBC Left Field Jun 14
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is one of the last entrants into the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. How do you run for president in 2020 when the majority of the country doesn't know who you are?
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NBC Left Field Jun 14
"Meth is king in Tulsa": Officials across Oklahoma say they are seizing crystal meth in greater quantities than ever before
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