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White House called toxins contamination 'PR nightmare'
August 13th, 2018  2:50 PM

Toxins used in nonstick cookware, fast-food wrappers and much more are turning up in public water systems in dozens of states

White House called toxins contamination 'PR nightmare'
AP Exclusive: Google watches your movements, like it or not
August 13th, 2018  1:26 PM

AP Exclusive: Google tracks your movements even when you've told it not to keep your location history

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Calls for action on toxics White House called "PR nightmare"
August 13th, 2018  10:50 AM

Toxins used in nonstick cookware, fast-food wrappers and much more are turning up in public water systems in dozens of states

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Governors say ban on land deals could hurt beleaguered bird
August 13th, 2018  1:16 AM

Some Western governors say a new Trump administration directive threatens to undermine a hard-won compromise aimed at saving a beleaguered bird scattered across their region

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's economic fiction: 'record' GDP, jobs
August 13th, 2018  12:13 AM

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's week marked by assertions of record-breaking economic growth that doesn't exist

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Alaska's North Slope hit by strongest quake noted in region
August 12th, 2018  8:06 PM

Alaska's North Slope was hit Sunday by the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in the region, the state's seismologist said

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's economic mirage; Sanders on Medicare
August 11th, 2018  8:11 AM

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's overblown and false claims about tariffs, the economy, wildfires and vets; misleading rhetoric from Sen. Bernie Sanders on 'Medicare for all'

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Jury backs man who claims Roundup weed killer caused cancer
August 10th, 2018  10:10 PM

A San Francisco jury has awarded $289 million to a former school groundskeeper who claimed Monsanto's popular Roundup weed killer contributed to his terminal cancer

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The Latest: Man hopes Monsanto verdict boosts other cases
August 10th, 2018  9:29 PM

The former school groundskeeper who won a $289 million verdict in a lawsuit alleging Roundup weed killer contributed to his terminal cancer says he hopes the decision is the first of thousands against Monsanto

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The Latest: Monsanto to appeal $289 million verdict
August 10th, 2018  7:43 PM

A San Francisco jury has awarded $289 million to a former school groundskeeper who claimed Monsanto's popular Roundup weed killer contributed to his terminal cancer

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San Francisco jury awards $289 million to school groundskeeper who says Roundup weed killer caused his cancer
August 10th, 2018  6:25 PM

San Francisco jury awards $289 million to school groundskeeper who says Roundup weed killer caused his cancer

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Poles want coal jobs protected amid green energy shift
August 9th, 2018  2:27 PM

Polish trade union leaders and government officials are calling for nations to protect industrial jobs as they move to greener sources of energy

Poles want coal jobs protected amid green energy shift
Huge Los Angeles gas leak leads to $120 million settlement
August 8th, 2018  6:49 PM

A California gas utility has reached a settlement with state and local governments to pay $120 million after the nation's largest known release of climate-changing methane drove thousands of people from their homes

Huge Los Angeles gas leak leads to $120 million settlement
Poland: Activists protest use of pesticide harmful to bees
August 8th, 2018  8:55 AM

Environmentalists and beekeepers in Poland have staged a protest against the government's authorization of a class of pesticides that the European Union says poses a serious risk to bees

Poland: Activists protest use of pesticide harmful to bees
Advocates condemn psych techniques used to keep kids online
August 8th, 2018  8:31 AM

Children's advocates want the American Psychological Association to condemn the tech industry's practice of using persuasive psychological techniques to keep kids glued to their screens

Advocates condemn psych techniques used to keep kids online
Navajo robotics team heads to international competition
August 7th, 2018  3:13 PM

A team of Navajo high school students from a remote town in southern Utah is building a robot to represent North America in an international robotics competition

Navajo robotics team heads to international competition
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Experts question benefits of fluoride-free toothpaste
August 7th, 2018  11:13 AM

Fluoride-free doesn't mean cavity-free, dental experts say. New study backs them up.

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15 California aerospace workers exposed to unknown chemical
August 7th, 2018  9:35 AM

Fifteen employees at a Southern California aerospace facility have been hospitalized after they were exposed to an unknown chemical

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Correction: Commercial Space-Astronauts story
August 6th, 2018  4:05 PM

Correction: Commercial Space-Astronauts story

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