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A polar bear stands on melting sea ice at sunset near Harbour Islands in Canada.  PAUL SOUDERS | WORLDFOTO / GETTY IMAGES
A polar bear stands on melting sea ice at sunset near Harbour Islands in Canada. PAUL SOUDERS | WORLDFOTO / GETTY IMAGES
CBS News
September 10, 2020 - 6:02 am
It's impossible to deny — humans are changing and destroying the natural environment at an unprecedented and alarming rate. According to a new report, animal populations have declined by such a staggering amount, that only an overhaul of the world's economic systems could possibly reverse the...
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August 09, 2020 - 8:22 am
With confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. hitting 5 million Sunday, by far the highest of any country, the failure of the most powerful nation in the world to contain the scourge has been met with astonishment and alarm in Europe.
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July 29, 2020 - 1:18 pm
The death toll from the coronavirus in the U.S. hit 150,000 on Wednesday, by the far the highest in the world, according to the tally kept by Johns Hopkins University.
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May 19, 2020 - 9:03 am
U.S. President Donald Trump’s attacks on the World Health Organization are hurting its ability to protect global health, medical experts said Tuesday, as many WHO member states rallied around the U.N. health agency — even as they urged a look into its coordination of the global response to the...
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March 18, 2020 - 9:47 am
The novel coronavirus has brought life to a standstill around the world and left millions of people wondering when things will return to some semblance of normal.
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March 11, 2020 - 9:35 am
GENEVA (AP) — World Health Organization declares COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic.
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December 31, 2019 - 7:42 am
Revelers around the globe are bidding farewell to a decade that will be remembered for the rise of social media, the Arab Spring, the #MeToo movement and, of course, President Donald Trump. A look at how the world is ushering in 2020: ___ AUSTRALIA More than a million people descended on a hazy...
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Johnny Lopez
September 05, 2019 - 8:03 am
Many things go into picking the ultimate vacation, such as budget, weather, local attractions, and dining options. But regardless if you’re spending a week on the beach or traipsing through one of the biggest cities in the world, everyone wants to feel safe when they’re playing tourist. With that...
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September 24, 2018 - 10:18 am
(CBS News) — Drinking too much alcohol killed more than 3 million people in 2016, mostly men, the World Health Organization said. The U.N. health agency also warned that current policy responses are not sufficient to reverse trends predicting an increase in consumption over the next 10 years. In a...
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