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Stanford University investigates noose in tree as hate crime

May. 09, 2022 22:15 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stanford University said it found a noose hanging from a tree outside of a residence hall and is investigating the incident as a hate crime. In an email to students and staff, university officials said campus safety authorities immediately “removed the noose...

Stanford gets $1B for climate change school from John Doerr

May. 04, 2022 17:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stanford University will launch a new school focusing on climate change thanks to a $1.1 billion gift from billionaire venture capitalist John Doerr and his wife, Ann, the university announced Tuesday. The gift, one of the largest single donations to an American...

Cleaner Earth: Healing ozone hole, less smog, more eagles

Apr. 21, 2022 14:01 PM EDT

With climate change, plastic pollution and a potential sixth mass extinction, humanity has made some incredible messes in the world. But when people, political factions and nations have pulled together, they have also cleaned up some of those human-caused environmental problems,...