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Converting coal would help China's smog at climate's expense

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BEIJING (AP) -- China's conversion of coal into natural gas could prevent tens of thousands of premature deaths each year. But there's a catch: As the country shifts its use of vast coal reserves to send less smog-inducing chemicals into the air, the move threatens to undermine efforts to rein in greenhouse gas emissions, researchers said Tuesday....

At least global warming may get Americans off the couch more

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Global warming's milder winters will likely nudge Americans off the couch more in the future, a rare, small benefit of climate change, a new study finds....

Astronaut breaks US space record, gets call from Trump

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Astronaut Peggy Whitson broke the U.S. record Monday for most time in space and talked up Mars during a congratulatory call from President Donald Trump....

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