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New rules could boost renewable power

New rules could make it possible to develop more renewable energy in Alaska, by making it easier for independent projects to sell their power to the grid.

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Despite Similarities, Pocahontas Gets Love, Malinche Gets Hate. Why?

La Malinche was an Indian woman who served as an interpreter for Cortes — at a cost to her reputation. Even 500 years later, she's reviled in Mexico.

MSF Director Unsatisfied With Pentagon's 'Admission Of Gross Negligence'

The Pentagon's report says the Doctors Without Borders hospital attack in Afghanistan was an accident. The group's executive director, Jason Cone, says it raises more questions than it answers.

Since Ferguson, A Rise In Charges Against Police Officers

The numbers remain small, and hard to quantify, but prosecutors seem to be under pressure to charge police in on-duty shootings, and the "benefit of the doubt" they enjoyed seems to be eroding.

New York Subway Pulls Nazi-Themed Ads For New Show, The Man In The High Castle

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo reportedly asked for the removal of the advertisements featuring Nazi imagery. The ads were promoting a new show produced by Amazon.

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