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California Becomes First State to Ban Plastic Bags

(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation imposing the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. Brown on Tuesday signed the...

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See the Worst Place to Breathe in America

If you think about smog, you’re probably picturing a major city like Los Angeles, where in the 1960’s and 70’s the air was so bad that smog alerts telling people...

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Top 10 Failed Futuristic Predictions

Google has been testing a self-driving car on the highways of California. But cool ideas such as these have often not panned out. TIME takes a look at visions of...

Top 10 Celebrity-Relationship Flameouts

Former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver have announced that they're "amicably separating" after 25 years of marriage. TIME looks at...

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