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How climate change causes extreme weather

Mammoth hurricanes have become more destructive and more common. Does climate change play a role? Here’s everything you need to know: Are hurricanes worsening?Last year brought a trio of devastating Category 4 and 5 hurricanes: Harvey dumped a record-breaking 27 trillion gallons of rain on Texas; Irma was the most intense storm to hit the […]

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As notorious drug kingpin ‘El Chapo’ sits in jail, his wife throws his daughters an glitzy Barbie-themed party

By Kyle Swenson | The Washington Post Pink abounds. Pink flowers. Pink balloon arches. Pink couches. Pink triple-decker cakes. Pink cutouts of the number seven. The color’s whole spectrum – from cotton-candy to medium-rare steak – is on display. Life-size cutouts of Barbie, the blond-haired, bleached skin monument of girlhood, stand sentinel on the party […]