A farmer harvests plants

How Far Can Urban Farming Go To Solve Food Insecurity?

It's hard to calculate how many U.S. urban farms exist. A variety of factors contribute to urban farming’s measurable effects.


1:52Bottles of prescription drugs
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Attorneys Propose Plan For National Opioid Lawsuit Settlement

1:01IFRC team members
International Federation of Red Cross

The WHO Says Congo's Ebola Outbreak Is Still Not A Global Emergency

0:52Bayer building
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Bayer To Invest $5.6B In Researching New Weedkilling Methods

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Thousands Of Migrants Quarantined Amid Mumps, Chicken Pox Outbreaks

0:55The moon.
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NASA Says It Will Need $20B-$30B To Send Astronauts Back To The Moon

0:59Measles vaccine
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NY Passes Law Ending Religious Exemptions For Childrens' Vaccinations

1:05Trees engulfed in flames during a wildfire
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Officials Warn Upcoming Wildfire Season Could Be Worse Than Last Year

3:01Cannabis plants in field
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New Evidence Shows People Have Been Smoking Cannabis For Millennia

4:28A busy city street

Smart Cities Invest More Money And Tech To Combat Climate Change

1:03Surveillance for Ebola virus at the border between DR Congo and Uganda
World Health Organization

First Ebola Cases Confirmed In Uganda

1:13London skyline
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UK Commits To Eliminating Its Net Carbon Emissions

1:18A man smoking an e-cigarette
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FDA Unveils New Guidelines For E-Cigarette Makers

1:07Gulf of Mexico dead zone.
Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Scientists Predict Near-Record 'Dead Zone' In The Gulf Of Mexico

0:59Abortion rights supporters at a Planned Parenthood facility
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Judge Says St. Louis Planned Parenthood Can Continue Abortion Services

1:09Blood pressure reading
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This State May Pay For Some Undocumented Immigrants' Health Benefits

1:27Plastic garbage on a beach
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Canada Pushes To Cut Plastic Waste, Phase Out Single-Use Plastics

2:04NASA satellites track rainfall from Hurricane Harvey in 2017

More Rain From Hurricanes Is Changing How We Study Them

0:57Measles, mumps and rubella vaccine
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US Measles Cases Continue To Climb, Reach New Record

1:09The gas-powered Valley Generating Station is seen in the San Fernando Valley
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White House May Have Blocked Agency's Climate Change Testimony

1:08Person vaping
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FDA, FTC Send Letters To Vape Companies That Hire 'Influencers'

0:58A World Health Organization instructor trains health workers
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Large Epidemics Could Be The 'New Normal,' According To WHO

1:21A car emits exhaust fumes
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Carmakers Push For Emissions Compromise Between Trump Admin., States

0:56The International Space Station.
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NASA Is Opening Up The International Space Station For Business

0:48The Womanikin

This CPR Dummy Attachment Could Help Save More Women's Lives

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Opioid Manufacturer Agrees To $225M Settlement In Federal Probes

0:54Vials of the measles vaccine are displayed on a counter
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More Than 1,000 Measles Cases Recorded In US This Year

0:50The White House
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Trump Administration Cutting Funding To Fetal Tissue Research

1:01Department of Veterans Affairs medical center
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New Rules Expand Veterans' Access To Private Care

2:00OxyContin pills
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What Makes Purdue Pharma's OxyContin Different From Other Opioids?

1:21Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis
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Judge Shuts Down 4 State Subpoenas In Mo. Abortion Case