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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Spain's caretaker Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez shake hands at the COP25 climate talks summit in Madrid, Monday Dec. 2, 2019. The chair of a two-week climate summit attended by nearly 200 countries warned at its opening Monday that those refusing to adjust to the planet's rising temperatures "will be on the wrong side of history." (AP Photo/Andrea Comas)
December 02, 2019 - 5:15 am
MADRID (AP) — The chair of a two-week climate summit attended by nearly 200 countries warned at its opening Monday that those refusing to adjust to the planet’s rising temperatures “will be on the wrong side of history.” Chile’s environment minister, Carolina Schmidt, said that the Dec. 2-13...
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Attendees queue at one of the security control at the COP25 climate talks summit in Madrid, Monday Dec. 2, 2019. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday that the world's efforts to stop climate change have been "utterly inadequate" so far and there is a danger global warming could pass the "point of no return." Delegates from almost 200 countries will try to put the finishing touches on the rules governing the 2015 Paris climate accord at the COP25 climate talks Dec. 2-13 meeting. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
December 02, 2019 - 4:26 am
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on the COP21 climate summit in Madrid (all times local): 10:20 a.m. Democratic members of Congress say the United States remains committed to the Paris climate accord despite President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the 2015 agreement. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi...
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Attendees sit next to a security control access at the COP25 climate talks summit in Madrid, Monday Dec. 2, 2019. Delegates from almost 200 countries have begun a two-week international climate conference in Madrid that seeks to step-up efforts to stop global warming. The opening of the COP25 summit came as U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that the efforts so far are insufficient to overcome the "point of no return" in climate change. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
December 02, 2019 - 3:36 am
MADRID (AP) — The chair of a two-week climate summit attended by nearly 200 countries warned at its opening Monday that those refusing to adjust to the planet’s rising temperatures “will be on the wrong side of history.” Chile’s environment minister, Carolina Schmidt, said that the Dec. 2-13...
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Attendees queue at one of the security control at the COP25 climate talks summit in Madrid, Monday Dec. 2, 2019. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday that the world's efforts to stop climate change have been "utterly inadequate" so far and there is a danger global warming could pass the "point of no return." Delegates from almost 200 countries will try to put the finishing touches on the rules governing the 2015 Paris climate accord at the COP25 climate talks Dec. 2-13 meeting. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
December 02, 2019 - 2:37 am
MADRID (AP) — Delegates from almost 200 countries have begun a two-week international climate conference in Madrid that seeks to step up efforts to stop global warming. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning that the efforts so far are insufficient to overcome the “point of no return”...
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In this Nov. 27, 2019, photo, a solar panel installation is seen in Ruicheng County in central China's Shanxi Province. As world leaders gather in Madrid to discuss how to slow the warming of the planet, a spotlight is falling on China, the top emitter of greenhouse gases. China burns about half the coal used globally each year. Yet it's also the leading market for solar panels, wind turbines and electric vehicles. (AP Photo/Sam McNeil)
December 02, 2019 - 1:07 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — As world leaders gather in Spain to discuss how to slow the warming of the planet, a spotlight falls on China — the top emitter of greenhouse gases. China burns about half the coal used globally each year. Between 2000 and 2018, its annual carbon emissions nearly tripled, and it...
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This Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, photo shows the road closed near Bar X road and Tonto Creek after a vehicle was washed by flood waters in Tonto Basin, Ariz. Rescuers with helicopters, drones, boats and dogs searched Sunday for a 6-year-old girl missing since Friday, when a truck she was in was swept away while attempting to cross an Arizona creek swollen by runoff from a powerful storm. (Patrick Breen/The Arizona Republic via AP)
December 01, 2019 - 10:32 pm
TONTO BASIN, Ariz. (AP) — Nine members of an Arizona family, together for the Thanksgiving holiday, were in an oversized military-style truck when they got stuck in a raging creek swollen by intense runoff from a powerful storm. Four children and two adults got out and were rescued by helicopter,...
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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks during a news conference at the COP25 summit in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019. This year’s international talks on tackling climate change were meant to be a walk in the park compared to previous instalments. But with scientists issuing dire warnings about the pace of global warming and the need to urgently cut greenhouse gas emissions, officials are under pressure to finalize the rules of the 2015 Paris accord and send a signal to anxious voters. (AP Photo/Paul White)
December 01, 2019 - 7:11 pm
MADRID (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday that the world’s efforts to stop climate change have been “utterly inadequate" so far and there is a danger global warming could pass the “point of no return.” Speaking before the start Monday of a two-week international climate...
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This Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, photo shows the road closed near Bar X road and Tonto Creek after a vehicle was washed by flood waters in Tonto Basin, Ariz. Rescuers with helicopters, drones, boats and dogs searched Sunday for a 6-year-old girl missing since Friday, when a truck she was in was swept away while attempting to cross an Arizona creek swollen by runoff from a powerful storm. (Patrick Breen/The Arizona Republic via AP)
December 01, 2019 - 6:06 pm
TONTO BASIN, Ariz. (AP) — Nine members of an Arizona family, together for the Thanksgiving holiday, were in an oversized military-style truck when they got stuck in a raging creek swollen by intense runoff from a powerful storm. Four children and two adults got out and were rescued by helicopter,...
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In this image made from Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, video provided by KNXV-TV, emergency personnel and law enforcement members gather while searching people including children after a vehicle was swept away while attempting to cross a runoff-swollen creek in Tonto Basin, northeast of Phoenix. Authorities said Saturday they have found the bodies of a few young children. (KNXV-TV via AP)
December 01, 2019 - 6:04 pm
TONTO BASIN, Ariz. (AP) — Nine members of an Arizona family, together for the Thanksgiving holiday, were in an oversized military-style truck when they got stuck in a raging creek swollen by intense runoff from a powerful storm. Four children and two adults got out and were rescued by helicopter,...
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Washington Redskins linebacker Ryan Anderson (52) leaves the field after being disqualified for a hit on Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen (88) during the second half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
December 01, 2019 - 3:50 pm
The Latest on Week 13 in the NFL (all times EST): ___ 3:45 p.m. Redskins linebacker Ryan Anderson has been ejected from Washington’s game against the Panthers after delivering a helmet-to-helmet hit on tight end Greg Olsen. Olsen was taken to the locker room for observation late in the third...
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