How an Eagle’s Nest Shows the Challenges of New York’s Climate Plan

The state wants to get its electricity from carbon-free sources, but expanding renewable energy faces a range of hurdles.
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'The benefits of London are gone.' Why one young couple is moving to the country
For as long as there have been cities, their residents have agreed to an unwritten contract.
NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission prepares for touchdown on an asteroid
This week, NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft practiced the maneuvers it will need to touchdown on the asteroid Bennu and collect a sample from it in October, which will be returned to Earth in 2023.
The National Zoo announces its 22-year-old giant panda may be pregnant
When Mei Xiang went in for an ultrasound on Friday, her results were shared around the world.
Dodgers star Mookie Betts to team up with nonprofit to help Compton
On Sunday, the Dodgers' Mookie Betts will partner with Pull Up Neighbor to provide pandemic necessities and voter registration services in Compton.
California driver, 40, faces murder charge after latest DUI kills pregnant woman: DA
A district attorney in California lashed out in court this week, saying an allegedly impaired driver accused of killing a pregnant Disneyland employee now faces murder and other charges following previous DUI convictions in 2008, 2015 and 2016.
Two Seattle Police Accountability Offices Criticize Cops' Use of Force During George Floyd Protests
On report said the police's use of less-lethal munitions "served no clear law enforcement purpose: they did not prevent property damage, effectively disperse the crowd, or allow peaceful demonstrators their right to protest."
New Zealand records seven new locally transmitted cases as latest outbreak continues
Cody Bellinger homers twice and Clayton Kershaw shines in Dodgers' win over Angels
Cody Bellinger breaks out of his slump with a pair of home runs and Clayton Kershaw allowed one hit over seven innings in the Dodgers' win over the Angels.
August 14 coronavirus news
The coronavirus pandemic has brought countries to a standstill. In many places, as countries reopen, Covid-19 cases are on the rise. Follow here for the latest.
Alex Berenson slams mainstream media for 'obscuring what the risks really are' from coronavirus
The media has done "a good job obscuring" the real risks of the coronavirus, former New York Times reporter Alex Berenson told "The Ingraham Angle" Friday night.
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Virginia mayor apologizes for racist online post about Kamala Harris
Mayor Barry Presgraves of Luray, Virginia, is apologizing after a racist and sexist post about Sen. Kamala Harris appeared on his Facebook page that read: "Joe Biden has just announced Aunt Jemima as his VP pick." The post was deleted once people on social media, including members of the Luray town council, called it out for being racist, the Washington Post reported.
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Couple marries in hospital as groom fights coronavirus
CNN's Don Lemon talks with a couple in Texas who got married in the hospital as the groom continues his battle with coronavirus.
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NBA playoff schedule: First-round matchups
The first-round matchups and schedule are set to kick off the NBA playoffs inside the Disney World bubble.       
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Tyler Higbee eager to show his value at tight end for the Rams
Rams tight end Tyler Higbee knows how much Travis Kelce and George Kittle are getting paid, and he's ready to show his true worth in 2020.
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Hundreds of thousands of Californians face blackouts amid brutal heatwave
Hundreds of thousands of Californians could be hit with preemptive blackouts after a record-breaking heatwave rolled in Friday. As temperatures in the state tipped 112 degrees, the corporation that runs its electric grid announced rolling blackouts beginning at 6:30 p.m. for up to 250,000 homes and businesses in the northern and central areas of the...
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GOP Candidate Who Promoted QAnon Distances Herself From Conspiracy
Marjorie Greene told Fox News on Friday that once she "started finding misinformation" about the QAnon conspiracy, she decided to "choose another path."
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Tunnel2Towers vows to hold own version of 9/11 ‘Tribute in Light’
The Tunnel2Towers charity has become the latest group promising to restore this year’s 9/11 “Tribute in Light” memorial after the event was canceled due to COVID-19 concerns. “The ceremonial Towers of Light that shine from NYC in tribute to those lost on 9/11 are an iconic symbol of hope,” the charity said in a statement...
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Hirono: Trump a 'Misogynist' Who 'Can't Handle Strong Women'
Friday on MSNBC's "The ReidOut," Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) called President Donald Trump a "misogynist" who she said "can't handle strong women," based on his "suburban housewife" tweet.
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Disney confirms its first bisexual lead character, who is also multi-cultural
Diversity is making its way onto the Disney Channel. Disney has confirmed its first bisexual lead character.
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Will Trump’s Landmark Middle East Deal Deliver Election Boost From Jewish and Evangelical Voters?
For Evangelical voters who took a chance on President Donald Trump, and conservative Jewish voters who put their hopes in him, the White House announcement this week that the United Arab Emirates would normalize relations with Israel was delivery on a promise — and reassurance that the rollercoaster ride of the Trump Twitter presidency has…
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Hispanic Caucus Chair Urges DHS Head Chad Wolf to Resign After GAO Report
The Government Accountability Office said Friday that the Department of Homeland Security had failed to follow the proper chain of succession, making Acting Secretary Chad Wolf's appointment to the position invalid.
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What is America without college football?
It's not quite as bad as canceling Thanksgiving. But it's close.
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This year could see the most joyless election campaign in generations
This week's Harris-Biden debut exemplified the haunting emptiness of the 2020 election campaigns.
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Swalwell says Trump should face 'Crimes Commission' after leaving office
A House Democrat on Friday proposed the creation of a Presidential Crimes Commission, a panel that would investigate allegations against President Trump and his administration after he leaves office.
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Lara Logan accuses mainstream media of waging 'information warfare' with slanted coverage of Antifa, protests
The media's coverage, or lack of coverage, of this summer's violence involving Antifa and other left-wing demonstrators amounts to "information warfare," Fox Nation host Lara Logan told "The Ingraham Angle" Friday.
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Pennsylvania AG won't let Trump 'undermine the vote' in his state
The United States Postal Service is warning most states that it may not be able to deliver mail-in ballots to election offices on time. According to the Washington Post, one of those states receiving a warning is Pennsylvania. State Attorney General Josh Shapiro talked to CNN's Don Lemon about some advice that he would give to voters in his state.
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Opinion: Will Clippers benefit or struggle in playoffs by prioritizing health over on-court time?
The Clippers have been devoted to maximizing health and rest all season. Will that lead to a title, or should they be worried about inconsistency?        
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Islanders answer Alex Ovechkin challenge to take 2-0 series lead
Alex Ovechkin welcomed himself to the postseason Friday night, but the Islanders took a 2-0 series lead anyways. Barry Trotz’s crew withstood a two-goal game from the dangerous Ovechkin, finding a quick response to his second strike and imposing their will late to come away with a 5-2 win at Scotiabank Arena. Brock Nelson provided...
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Sam Tevi 'in the driver's seat' for the Chargers' starting left tackle job
Chargers coach Anthony Lynn indicates Sam Tevi is the frontrunner for the starting left tackle job as Trey Pipkins deals with a knee injury.
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Aquarium Pulls At Least $2,100 In Coins From Waterfall Wishing Well
As the U.S. coin shortage continues, a North Carolina aquarium forced to remain closed due to COVID-19 has decided to collect 100 gallons of coins deposited in their wishing well.
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Yankees and Gerrit Cole power past Red Sox without Aaron Judge
In a much bigger picture, Hal Steinbrenner seduced Gerrit Cole to join the Yankees with a staggering amount of money and the belief he could pitch the Yankees to multiple World Series titles. That may or not happen during the nine years Cole works for Steinbrenner, who with sister Jennifer, club president Randy Levine and...
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CBS Evening News, August 14, 2020
Postal Service warns it might not meet mail-in voting deadlines; 96-year-old man continues journey to become oldest person to run coast-to-coast
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Angela Bassett turns 62: A look at the star through the years
Angela Bassett has been a Hollywood icon for decades, with roles in "Black Panther," "9-1-1" and "Malcolm X." Here are 62 photos celebrating her life.       
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Florida high school sports approved to return this fall
Coaches will have to make a "COVID waiver form" available to schools.
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Jacob deGrom-less Mets fall to Phillies after Seth Lugo falters in ninth
PHILADELPHIA — Five runs for a Jacob deGrom start might have cut it, but forget about it on a night the Mets were forced to test their ultra-thin starting pitching depth yet again. With Jacob deGrom’s neck hurting and the bullpen on fumes from recent activity, team brass saw Walker Lockett as the best option...
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California heat wave may rival deadly July 2006 event, forecasters say
High pressure will reach a strength that occurs only about once every 10 years, the National Weather Service said, fueling a heat wave that could rival the seven-day event in 2006 that researchers connected to hundreds of deaths.
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Inmates evacuated as fire breaks out at NYC jail known as ‘The Tombs’
Inmates were briefly evacuated when a fire broke out at the Manhattan Detention Complex, the city jail also known as “The Tombs” on Friday night, officials said. One Department of Corrections officer suffered from smoke inhalation after a garbage fire broke erupted in an old cell on the ninth floor of the prison at around...
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Trump orders ByteDance to sell off US TikTok assets
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Friday gave the Chinese company ByteDance 90 days to divest itself of any assets used to support the popular TikTok app in the United States. Trump’s executive order said there is “credible evidence that leads me to believe that ByteDance … might take action that threatens to impair the...
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Who Is Dr. Claud Anderson? Kanye Urges Trump and Biden to Talk to Author
Anderson has authored four books and founded a company to promote his public speaking career, but there's little personal information about him online.
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Trump: TikTok Must Be Sold In 90 Days, Cites 'Credible Evidence' Of Security Threat
The move follows a previous executive order from the president that would make "transactions" between U.S. citizens and the Chinese-owned app illegal.
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Senate committee sought investigation of Bannon, raised concerns about Trump family testimony
The Senate Intelligence Committee, which is close to releasing its final report on the panel's own investigation into Russian election meddling, believed Steve Bannon may have lied to Congress, according to a letter obtained by the Times.
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HHS CIO José Arrieta Resigns Friday Night to Spend More Time With Kids
José Arrieta helped manage a controversial COVID-19 data collection system used by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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ACLU sues over U.S. border policy of expelling migrant children
In July, U.S. border officials made 2,506 arrests of unaccompanied children. Only 168 were allowed to stay and seek refuge.
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Graham on ex-FBI lawyer's guilty plea in Durham probe: I suspect he 'knows where the bodies are buried'
Former FBI attorney Kevin Clinesmith's expected guilty plea in Connecticut U.S. Attorney John Durham's investigation into the origins of the Russia probe should concern any other potential suspect or person of interest  Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., told "Hannity" Friday.
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When an NBA dad's love for his family comes bubble-wrapped
Fathers have been separated from their families for nearly six weeks. How they deal with the ties that bind.
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How Beau Biden helped forge 2020 running mates' bond
The memory of Joe Biden's late son, Beau, is something that binds him to his running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), as the two both served together as State Attorneys General. CNN's MJ Lee reports.
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Trump gets endorsement of NYC police union
President Donald Trump on Friday told hundreds of New York Police Department officers that "no one will be safe in Biden's America" if the former Democratic vice president defeats him in November. (Aug. 14)       
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Ex-cop Tou Thao's video captures horror during George Floyd arrest
Newly released body-camera video from a third officer involved in George Floyd’s arrest captures for the first time the growing horror of onlookers who repeatedly pleaded with the officers to get off Floyd.
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