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FILE - In this May 24, 2019, file photo a vendor bags psilocybin mushrooms at a pop-up cannabis market in Los Angeles.
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July 13, 2020 - 4:11 pm
Activists seek to decriminalize 'magic' mushrooms in DC
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This photo provided by Time magazine shows Greta Thunberg, who has been named Time’s youngest “person of the year” on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. (Time via AP)
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December 11, 2019 - 9:54 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Teen activist Greta Thunberg says she was "a bit surprised" to be named Time's Person of the Year, despite becoming the figurehead of a global youth movement pressing for faster action climate change. Leaving a U.N. climate conference in Madrid, Thunberg told The Associated Press on...
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September 27, 2019 - 2:56 pm
By ROB GILLIES and FRANK JORDANS Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg said Friday she doesn't understand why grown-ups and world leaders would mock children and teens for acting on science, responding to jibes about her campaign as students conducted a second wave of...
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September 23, 2019 - 3:45 pm
By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Leader after leader told the United Nations on Monday that they will do more to prevent a warming world from reaching even more dangerous levels. But as they made their pledges at the Climate Action Summit, they and others conceded it was...
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Jeff Katz
June 21, 2019 - 3:29 pm
A San Francisco high school is weighing its options for censoring a mural of George Washington that has suddenly become a problem for community activists. Currently, the options include hanging a curtain in front of it, painting over it or hiding it behind panels, according to Reason magazine. Each...
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