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So if you're here on the West Coast and you are, say, up in the middle of the night, you have probably heard this.

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And let's listen to another perspective now on the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement. Matthew Continetti is the editor of the conservative Washington Free Beacon.

Matthew, thanks for coming in.

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World leaders, scientists and a whole lot of business executives pleaded with him not to do it, but it was a promise Donald Trump had made over and over again to his base.

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North Korea Debuts Its New 'iPad'

Jun 1, 2017

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This afternoon in the White House Rose Garden, President Trump is set to announce whether the U.S. will stay in the Paris climate accord. Yesterday, the president said he's been hearing from a lot of people with opinions about what he should do.

'Over There' At 100

Jun 1, 2017

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We're going to mark an anniversary now. Exactly 100 years ago today, one of America's greatest patriotic anthems was first published.

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BILLY MURRAY: (Singing) Over there, over there, send the word, send the word over there.

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'Wonder Woman' Hits The Big Screen

Jun 1, 2017

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Enough with "Batman," "Superman" and "Spider-Man" already. Come on. One of comic books' most enduring characters is finally getting her own movie.

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The war in Syria is a conflict of the social media age. Everyone — the rebels, the government, ordinary citizens, everyone — has a cellphone.

And that means almost no bad deed goes unrecorded by someone.

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