Former vice president and climate change activist Al Gore is concerned that a potential Donald Trump presidency could roll back progress in the fight against climate change.
"He has said some things on the climate crisis that I think should concern everyone,'' Gore said in an interview with NBC's "Today" show.
Trump has called climate change a hoax created by China.
In the Oscar-winning documentary "An Inconvenient Truth," Gore used charts and graphs to make the connection between increasing carbon emissions and the changing climate.
To mark the 10th anniversary of the film's release on Tuesday, Paramount is offering free downloads of it on Amazon, XFINITY on demand, iTunes and other digital retailers.
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Hazmat teams responding to the Planned Parenthood in Sarasota, Florida, found cleaning chemicals and baby powder formula after some people at the clinic fell ill Monday, police said.
Sarasota Police Department spokeswoman Genevieve Judge said in a news release the clinic was evacuated at 10:45 a.m. Two hazardous materials teams responded.
Forty-two people were evacuated, seven of whom were hospitalized for shortness of breath, Judge said. One other person declined medical assistance.
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U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday lifted a decades-old arms export embargo for Vietnam during his first visit to the communist country, looking to bolster a government seen as a crucial, though flawed partner even as he pushes for better human rights from the one-party state.
Obama announced the full removal of the embargo at a news conference, saying the move was intended to step toward normalizing relations with the former war enemy and to eliminate a "lingering vestige of the Cold War."
"At this stage both sides have developed a level of trust and cooperation," Obama said, adding that he expected deepening cooperation between the two nation's militaries.
The Supreme Court ruled decisively in favor of a death-row inmate in Georgia on Monday, chastising state prosecutors for improperly keeping African-Americans off the jury that convicted him of killing a white woman.
The justices ruled 7-1 in favor of death row inmate Timothy Tyrone Foster in underscoring the importance of rules they laid out in 1986 to prevent racial discrimination in the selection of juries.
Chief Justice John Roberts wrote for the court that Georgia "prosecutors were motivated in substantial part by race" when they struck African-Americans from the jury pool.
Controversy brewed at Saturday's San Diego Padres game when a recording of a woman singing the national anthem played instead of the San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus, which had just taken the field to sing on Pride Night at Petco Park.
A technical error silenced the chorus, which was scheduled to perform the Star Spangled Banner at the game between the Padres and Los Angeles Dodgers. The chorus was set to sing along to a pre-recorded track of the national anthem.
Saturday marked Pride Night at Petco Park, an event hosted in conjunction with the San Diego Pride organization's annual "Out at the Park" event to support the LGBT community.
An Indian climber has died while being helped down Mount Everest, just a couple days after a Dutch and an Australian died near the peak. Two other Indian climbers are missing, and experts say some of the tragedy may have been avoidable.
Poor planning and overcrowding on the world's tallest peak may have led to bottlenecks that kept people delayed at the highest reaches while waiting for the path to clear lower down, Ang Tshering of the Nepal Mountaineering Association said Monday.
"This was a man-made disaster that may have been minimized with better management of the teams," he said. "The last two disasters on Everest were caused by nature, but not this one."
A Plano, Texas, man's "catch of the day" almost took a chunk of his leg.
With his cameras rolling, adventure fisherman George Saber reeled in a shark a mile and half off the Corpus Christi coast.
"He obviously wasn't a monster shark, so I figured I'd bring him on board, get the hook out and get some cool pictures," Saber said. "He turned around, turned towards me and started thrashing. Things got pretty intense."
The Atlantic Sharp-nose was about three feet long, Saber said.
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Attorneys for an Indiana woman found guilty of killing the premature infant she delivered after ingesting abortion-inducing drugs will ask an appeals court Monday to throw out the convictions that led to her 20-year prison sentence.
At issue is Indiana's feticide law, which the defense says was "passed to protect pregnant women from violence" that could harm their developing fetus, not to prosecute women for their own abortions. The state argues that the law "is not limited to third-party actors" and can apply to pregnant women.
Attorneys for 35-year-old Purvi Patel will urge the Indiana Court of Appeals to reverse her 2015 convictions on charges of feticide and neglect of a dependent resulting in death. The state's attorney general's office will defend the northern Indiana jury's decision.
A nationwide recall of sunflower seeds has been expanded amid continuing concerns over listeria contamination, according to the Food and Drug Administration.
SunOpta, a Minnesota supplier, voluntarily recalled sunflower seeds, snacks and salad toppers earlier this month after a spot check indicated some of the seeds may have been contaminated. The recall also includes some Planter’s brand products.
The recall was expanded last week to include products made between Feb. 1, 2016 and April 21, 2016, when SunOpta halted production. No illnesses have been reported, according to the FDA.
Videos posted to social media show people screaming and frantically running out of an apartment in College Park, Maryland, after University of Maryland police used pepper spray to break up a party early Saturday morning.
University police said officers were called to The Courtyards, located at 8500 block of Boteler Lane, around 1:45 a.m. after receiving a call about a loud party and a possible fight at the on-campus apartments.
When officers arrived, a person said there was a fight inside an apartment and someone may have had a baseball bat, according to police.
Officers told the partygoers numerous times to leave the apartment, but not everyone complied, police said. Officers used pepper spray to disperse the crowd.
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President Barack Obama said Monday that the violent death of Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour by a U.S. airstrike should send a "clear signal" to anti-American extremists that "we're going to protect our people."
Obama also said Mansour's death was an "important milestone" in the yearslong effort to bring peace to Afghanistan.
Mansour was killed when a U.S. drone fired on his vehicle in the southwestern Pakistan province of Baluchistan, though it was unclear whether the airstrike took place on Friday or Saturday. He had emerged as the successor to Taliban founder Mullah Mohammad Omar, whose 2013 death was only revealed last year.
Two years after Michael Jace shot and killed his wife in their Los Angeles home, the actor is scheduled to go on trial in a case that will explore several unanswered questions about what led to the killing.
Iraqi government forces on Monday pushed Islamic State militants out of some agricultural areas outside of Fallujah as they launched a military offensive to recapture the city from the extremists, officials said.
Backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes and paramilitary troops, Iraqi government forces launched the long-awaited military offensive late Sunday. The city, located about 40 miles (65 kilometers) west of Baghdad, has been under the militants' control since January 2014.
The commander of the Fallujah operation, Lt. General Abdul-Wahab al-Saadi, could not say how long the offensive would take, citing terrain, the number of civilians in the city and bombs planted by the militants. Al-Saadi added that the first phase aims to surround and bomb IS positions.
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General Electric Co. said Monday it made a series of deals with Saudi Arabia worth over $1.4 billion as part of the kingdom's ambitious plan to wean itself off crude oil.
GE said $1 billion worth of projects would be implemented with the Saudi Arabian Industrial Investments Co., which formed in 2014 by royal order to boost the country's manufacturing industry.
Another $400 million would go toward building a forging and casting manufacturing facility for the marine and energy industry in the kingdom, with hopes of it being operations by 2020 and providing over 2,000 jobs, GE said.
In the future, there's a possibility of another $2 billion in projects coming on line as well, GE said.