Isabella Johnson leads a climate strike in Chicago

Youth Activism Leads Push For Climate Change Action

Students are skipping school to demand action on climate change. Newsy caught up with a 16-year-old activist who's leading the fight in Illinois.


1:06baby feet

FDA Approves $2.1M Gene Therapy Treatment For Rare Muscle Disease

6:59Katie Gruman has filed several insurance appeals, citing mental health parity.
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How Mental Health Parity Complications Are Hurting Patients

1:04Department of Health and Human Services exterior
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HHS Proposal Would Reverse Transgender Health Care Protections

0:51Missouri Gov. Mike Parson
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Missouri's Governor Signs 8-Week Abortion Ban Into Law

0:54A person holds an insulin pen
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New Colorado Law Caps Out-of-Pocket Insulin Costs To $100 A Month

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Congressional Report: OxyContin Maker Influenced WHO's Opioid Guidance

3:03Humpback whales in the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary
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What Will It Take To Protect More Of The Oceans From Climate Change?

1:10Nurse checks patient's blood pressure
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US Adult Cancer Deaths Have Dropped, But Heart Disease Deaths Are Up

0:32A U.S. Customs and Border Protection patch
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Migrant Processing In McAllen, Texas, Facility Halts Due To Illness

0:54Plastic straw
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The UK Is Rolling Out A Plan To Ban Some Single-Use Plastics


Shifting Baselines: Good For You, Good For The Planet

1:16Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell
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McConnell Introduces Bill To Raise Age To Buy Tobacco Products To 21

1:57Juul products
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Study Says A Lot Of Juul's Twitter Followers Are Underage

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WHO Staff Reportedly Continue To Abuse Travel Policies

4:44Experts say green infrastructure saves money and does more for the community.
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Green Infrastructure Does More Than Handle City Rainwater

1:18Suicide help sign
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Study Finds Youth Suicide Rates Are Rising, Especially In Young Girls

0:45Jay Inslee
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Presidential Hopeful Jay Inslee Releases $3T Green Energy, Jobs Plan

1:22In this photo illustration, the owner of a shop that sells electronic cigarettes demonstrates how to use one.
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Federal Judge Says FDA Must Start Delayed E-Cigarette Reviews

1:13ultrasound on a woman

Alabama Governor Signs Controversial Abortion Bill Into Law

1:11Metropolitan Museum of Art
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The Met Will Stop Accepting Gifts From Makers Of OxyContin

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African Swine Fever Kills 1 Million Pigs In China

1:37Roundup display at Monsanto headquarters in St. Louis.
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Elderly Couple With Cancer Awarded $2 Billion For Exposure To Roundup

1:07A full moon over the U.S. Capitol.
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Trump Requests $1.6B Budget Increase For NASA's Moon Mission

0:49A man smoking a cigerette
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Maryland Raises Legal Age To Buy Tobacco Products To 21

0:50Power plant
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CO2 Levels In The Atmosphere Reach Highest Point In Human Existence

1:18Employee at a recycling facility
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US Sits Out International Treaty To Curb Plastic Waste

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This Drugmaker Is Donating Its HIV Prevention Drug To 200,000 People

1:40Bureau of Land Managements in California manages nearly 600 producing oil and gas leases covering more than 200,000 acres.
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Trump Admin. Expands Drilling Plan Across 700,000 Acres In California

1:38Wind turbines off Rhode Island
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How Much Do Federal Tax Breaks Help Out Fossil Fuel Companies?