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Columbus Clergy Call For Crisis Intervention Training For Police

Central Ohio faith leaders gathered on the steps of Columbus City Hall this morning calling for the implementation of simple policies they say will keep the city safer.

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Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin, the three-star commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet will be relieved of command on Wednesday, according to reports. The fleet is based in Yokosuka, Japan.

Unidentified officials tell news organizations that Aucoin was being dismissed due to the Navy leadership's loss of confidence in his ability to command. NPR has not independently confirmed the reports.

Aucoin's expected removal follows four accidents involving Navy ships in the Pacific this year.

A decades-long effort to clean up the Chesapeake Bay, the nation's largest estuary, is showing signs of success. But scientists now say progress could be hindered by a hydroelectric dam, located on the Susquehanna River in northern Maryland.

The Conowingo Dam has been holding back pollution for nearly a century, but recent research shows it has filled up with sediment faster than expected.

"It's now at a point where it's essentially, effectively full," says Bill Ball, director of the Chesapeake Research Consortium. "The capacity's been reached."

The developer behind the Dakota Access Pipeline, which for months drew thousands of protesters, has sued Greenpeace and several other environmental groups for their role in delaying the pipeline's construction.

Central Ohio faith leaders gathered on the steps of Columbus City Hall this morning calling for the implementation of simple policies they say will keep the city safer. 

The British publisher of an academic journal has reversed a decision to take down hundreds of articles from its Chinese website.

In a statement released Monday, Cambridge University Press said it's reposting the more than 300 articles to "The China Quarterly."

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Police say a Confederate soldier statue at a cemetery on the Hilltop has been damaged by vandals who took its head. 

The push for renewable energy in the U.S. often focuses on well-established sources of electricity: solar, wind and hydropower. Off the coast of California, a team of researchers is working on what they hope will become an energy source of the future — macroalgae, otherwise known as kelp.

This week's Trump presidency Internet sideshow (see also: Melania appearing to bat Trump's hand away, the president's aggressive handshakes, the frenzy over Kellyanne Conway's inauguration outfit) came in the form of a couture-heavy Instagram post from Louise Linton, a Scottish-born actr

The vicious shade-throwing by the Treasury secretary's wife, Louise Linton, Monday was intended to put an Instagram commenter on blast, but it almost immediately blew up in the Scottish-born actress' perfectly made-up face.

Now, nearly a full day later, the 36-year-old has apologized through a spokesperson.

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Does 'Sustainability' Help The Environment Or Just Agriculture's Public Image?

Brent Deppe is taking me on a tour of the farm supply business, called Key Cooperative , that he helps to manage in Grinnell, Iowa. We step though the back door of one warehouse, and our view of the sky is blocked by a gigantic round storage tank, painted white.

"This is the liquid nitrogen tank," Deppe explains. "It's a million-and-a-half gallon tank." Nitrogen is the essential ingredient for growing corn and most other crops. Farmers around here spread it on their fields by the...

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Louise Linton Said She 'Sacrifices' More Than Other Taxpayers. It's Not That Simple

This week's Trump presidency Internet sideshow (see also: Melania appearing to bat Trump's hand away, the president's aggressive handshakes , the frenzy over Kellyanne Conway's inauguration outfit ) came in the form of a couture-heavy Instagram post from Louise Linton, a Scottish-born actress and the wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. When Linton highlighted her designer clothing and accessories (which together cost more than $13,000, as Vanity Fair estimated ) after a trip to...

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