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One Day You're In: Paris Agreement, Election Day, Being 'Single'

One Day You're In: Paris Agreement, Election Day, Being 'Single'

Skimm This - November 5, 2019 - 12:28

The Trump administration formally told the United Nations that it’s pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement, making the US the only country in the world to bow out of the landmark deal on climate change. We’ll connect the dots between the international response to the move, and its potential effect on the US economy. Meanwhile, it’s Election Day. We’ll break some of the big races to watch tonight. Also on today’s show: the benefits of having a long weekend every weekend, and a new way to define your relationship status… with yourself.

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