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Wednesday, July 30, 2014   2:00 GMT
Under Water
The EPA’s Struggle to Combat Pollution
Naveena Sadasivam ProPublica

NEW YORK -

For years, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been frustrated in its efforts to pursue hundreds of cases of water pollution — repeatedly tied up in legal fights about exactly what bodies of water it has the authority to monitor and protect.


Thousands of New Yorkers Protest Gaza Killings
Kanya DAlmeida
NEW YORK - Thousands of New Yorkers took to the streets in multiple protests this past week against the Israeli offensive in Gaza, which has left at least 1,049 Palestinians dead and over 6,000 injured since Jul. 8.
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U.S., Regional Leaders Convene over Migration Crisis
Julia Hotz
WASHINGTON - As the presidents of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala prepare to meet with President Barack Obama Friday, more than 40 organisations issued a petition urging U.S. lawmakers to meet their “moral and legal obligations” by providing emergency aid to Central American children and families.
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