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Like Beijing, Delhi Deals With Polluted Air Almost Every Day

Facing the challenge of air pollution, residents in the Indian capital city struggle to breathe.
In this Nov. 24, 2015 photo, commuters walk as vehicles move at a traffic signal in New Delhi, India. Over the last decade the city's air pollution has grown so rapidly that the cold weather turns the city into a grey, smog-filled health nightmare. New Delhi has earned the dubious distinction of being the world's dirtiest city, surpassing Beijing, once the poster child for air pollution. (AP Photo /Tsering Topgyal)Tsering Topgyal / AP