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From war, conflict and polarization to climate change, poverty and inequality the problems facing our world threaten to overwhelm hope for the future...

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(AP Photo/David J. Phillip) 

Corals and tropical fish are slowly reappearing, thanks in part to a series of careful interventions

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In this file photo, storm surge from Hurricane Dorian blocks Cedar Island off from the mainland in N.C. (AP Photo/Tom Copeland) 

Report warns that if immediate action is not taken, changes underway will continue to accelerate  — but worst-case scenarios can still be prevented

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Ruling opens the door for Parliament to resume duties Wednesday

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Sixty-six countries have promised to make their climate goals more ambitious

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Global Climate Strike events range from small gatherings of activists to massive marches rivaling antiwar demonstrations in 2003

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Rescue teams still trying to reach communities isolated by floodwaters

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(AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa) 

Practically parking over the Bahamas for a day and a half, Hurricane Dorian pounded away at the islands Tuesday in a watery onslaught that devastated thousands of homes, trapped people in attics and crippled hospitals

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Rochester Cathedral, 30 miles southeast of London 

The course features nine holes designed like bridges and is intended to teach young people about engineering and also has spiritual overtones.

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Both Apple and Google are rolling out dozens of new emojis that, as usual, included cute crittters, but also ones that expand the boundaries of inclusion. (Apple via AP) 

 Apple and Google are rolling out dozens of new emojis that include cute critters, of course, but also expand the number of images of human diversity.

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