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  • WHY YOU SHOULD CARE

    Canada just became the second country in the world where recreational cannabis is legal.

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    New Amsterdam Cafe owner Todd Bolli checks his inventory as he stands behind the counter of his retail shop June 20, 2018 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced recreational pot will be legal as of October 17 in Canada.
  • The New Frontiers of Climate Change

    The Climate Change Dossier

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    A new climate change report sets serious deadlines for humanity to save the planet from catastrophe.

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    Delegates and experts attend the opening ceremony of the 48th session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in Incheon on October 1, 2018. - An executive summary of the UN special report on limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius is being vetted in South Korea this week, line-by-line, by diplomats under the 195-nation Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
  • The Saudi Journalist Who Vanished

    The Jamal Khashoggi dossier

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    One of the most prominent critics of the ruling Saudi regime may have been murdered.

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    Jamal Khashoggi, general manager of a new Arabic news channel, speaks during a press conference in Manama, Bahrain, Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. The Arabic-language station funded by Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal will be based in Bahrain and begin transmission Feb. 1, 2015.