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College libraries ditch books for study space

The remodeled undergraduate library at the University of California, Berkeley, is modern and sleek. Its top two floors have low-slung couches, a nap pod, and meeting spaces with glass walls made to be written on and colorful furniture meant to be moved.

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California asks other states to fill void on climate change

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California was clear about its ambitions when it enacted a law on global warming just over a decade ago. Progress on reducing greenhouse gas emissions, the law said, would have "far-reaching effects by encouraging other states, the federal government and other countries to act."

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VIDEO: U.F.O.s: What Does the Government Know?

Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presidential front-runner, has said she believes in giving wider access to government records related to U.F.O.s and extraterrestrial life.
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VIDEO: U.F.O.s: What Does the Government Know?

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