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US leader hopes for more talks with DPRK

US leader hopes for more talks with DPRK

Could a new summit between the United States and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea be in the works. Donald Trump says Kim Jong Un wants to meet but not until the current military exercises between the U.S. and South Korea end.

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Mexican workers find a livelihood in recycling

Recycling is an increasingly important topic in a world faced by global warming and waste issues. And in Mexico, one group is beginning to look at ways to encourage proper waste management, through the very people who already depend on it for a living.

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Mei Xu

Asian & American: Mei Xu

She first immigrated to the U.S. for a career in foreign services, but ended up building a massive home decor business instead. She’s Mei Xu—pronounced ‘may she’—who’s the woman behind Chesapeake Bay Candle. If you’re in the U.S., you might’ve seen her products.

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New UNEP Chief talks priorities, refocusing agency post-scandal

In February, the United Nations Environment Program welcomed a new leader. Inger Andersen took over after the former chief resigned for mishandling and mismanaging resources. Now, the Danish economist and environmentalist is tasked with restoring health to the planet – and to the agency. Andersen […]

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