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Trump Takes Aim At A Centerpiece Of Obama"s Environmental Legacy

The Trump administration aims to roll back the Clean Power Plan, which limits emissions from power plants, lift the moratorium on federal coal leases and change the "socia.....»»

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Pinkies Up! A Local Tea Movement Is Brewing

Most of the world's tea comes from China, India and Sri Lanka. But since 2000, dozens of farms have sprouted across the U.S. producing small-batch, artisanal tea s.....»»

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With Fewer Available H-2B Visas, Employers Struggle To Find Seasonal Workers

The number of H-2B visas available to foreigners seeking work in the U.S. is down from last year. A Maine hotel owner is among those worried about finding enough workers to stay open over the summer......»»

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Outrage, Explanations After United Turns Away Girls From Flight For Wearing Leggings

A woman live-tweeted in disbelief on Sunday as two young girls were turned away for wearing leggings. Why? United, like many airlines, has an enforced dress code for people flying on "buddy.....»»

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In China, Like In The U.S., The Fight Over Ride Hailing Is Local

Until recently, migrant workers, lured by bonuses, drove for China's largest Uber-like service. But some local governments banned out-of-town drivers, apparently to protect local jobs.....»»

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AP Calculates North Carolina"s "Bathroom Bill" Will Cost More Than $3.7 Billion

The Associated Press tallied up business lost because of the controversial law, based on interviews and public records. The AP says its estimate of $3.76 billion over 12 years is probably low......»»

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Howard University Aims To Build Silicon Valley Pipeline Of Black Software Engineers

The historically black university in Washington, D.C., is sending computer science students to study at Google's .....»»

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EPA Chief: Trump Plans To Kill Obama-era Clean Power Plan

The Trump administration is expected this week to unveil its executive order undoing President Obama's Clean Power Plan, wh.....»»

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New USPS Service Gives You A Peek Into Your Mailbox Before You Get Home

Remember when you were excited to see what's in the mail? These days it seems we're getting fewer letters and more junk, but the U.S. Postal Service will soon let you preview what's coming your .....»»

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Who Oversees The President"s Ethics? Here"s Our List

As we cover conflicts of interest in the Trump administration, a question frequently arises: What parts of the government have the power to hold the president and his appointees accountable o.....»»

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Outrage, Explanations After United Bans Girls From Flight For Wearing Leggings

A woman live-tweeted in disbelief on Sunday as two young girls were turned away for wearing leggings. Why? United, like many airlines, has an enforced dress code for people flying on "buddy.....»»

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How For-Profit Colleges Sell "Risky Education" To The Most Vulnerable

Tressie McMillan Cottom worked in enrollment at two for-profit colleges, but quit because she felt uncomfortable selling students an education they couldn't afford. Her new b.....»»

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$5 Billion Error Made By Bank Once Derided As "Germany"s Dumbest"

It's not the first stumble for state-owned KfW, which mistakenly sent hundreds of millions of dollars to Lehm.....»»

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College Classes In Maximum Security: "It Gives You Meaning"

A privately funded program provides higher education to about 300 students in New York state prisons. Graduates are less likely to get in legal trouble after prison but getting hire.....»»

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Lawyer Sues Trump, Saying He"d Rather Not

"I think people are afraid to put their name on a lawsuit against the president," Jeffrey Lovitky says. "There is a sense that Donald Trump can be very difficult on people who oppose him.".....»»

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In Conflict With Trump Agenda, California Sets Stricter Auto Emissions Standards

California put itself on a collision course with the Trump Administration as the state's clean air agency.....»»

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Companies And Users Can Do More To Stay Secure With Smart Devices

None of the top internet and telecom companies passed in the latest Ranking Digital Rights rankings in regard to individuals' privacy standards. But what can they do better and what can we do at h.....»»

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Trendy Hospital Clothing To Make Cancer Patients Dress "Well" Even When Unwell

A trio of European women has launched INGA Wellbeing fashion line to help alleviate the dehumanizing experience many patients endure when wearing the traditional, uncomfortable hospital g.....»»

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Companies And Users Can Do More To Stay Secure With "Smart" Devices

None of the top internet and telecom companies passed in the latest Ranking Digital Rights rankings in regard to individuals' privacy standards. But what can they do better and what can we do at h.....»»

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Duncan Hines: The Original Road Warrior Who Shaped Restaurant History

The name on that box of cake mix belonged to a real person. Hines was a traveling salesman who just wanted to find a decent meal on the road — and ended up being America's go-to restaurant expert. The nam.....»»

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