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  • Cooperation, ingenuity needed to halt climate catastrophe

    Carbon emissions have been rising since the start of the Industrial Revolution. But they’ll have to be curbed soon, and sharply, to keep the globe from warming above “safe” levels. A new report lays out avenues to get there and shows that while it’s possible, it’ll take a little human ingenuity and a lot of global cooperation.

    July 8, 2014

  • 10 things to know for today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

     

    July 8, 2014

  • Gourmet Food For The Hungry-36 [Duplicate] Poor New Yorkers getting fancy food leftovers NEW YORK (AP) — Some of the world’s fanciest foods are going to New Yorkers who can’t afford even basic meat-and-potato meals.Last week they got about 90,000 pounds of delicacies left over from the largest marketplace of specialty foods and beverages

    July 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • Science, math grads earn top dollar WASHINGTON, D.C. — It seems to matter less whether your alma mater is public or private than what you study — math and science in particular — when it comes to finding a high-paying job after college, according to a report released today by the Educa

    July 8, 2014

  • 12 states now have plans for a minimum wage of $9 or more

    Rhode Island last week joined 11 other states that plan to raise their minimum wage to at least $9 over the next several years.
     

    July 7, 2014

  • APTOPIX Police Converge Mass [Duplicate] Bombing suspect's classmate hid evidence to shield him, jury told

    A college classmate of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev conspired with other young men to protect their friend, "who they knew was being investigated for the Boston Marathon bombings," a prosecutor told federal court jurors.

    July 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • Court halts denial of licenses for immigrants

    An appeals court sided with advocates for young immigrants who argued that Arizona's policy of denying them driver's licenses even though they had work permits under an Obama administration policy violated their equal protection rights.

    July 7, 2014

  • Washington state issues 24 marijuana shop licenses

    Washington state issued its first retail marijuana licenses Monday with a middle-of-the-night email alerting bleary-eyed pot-shop proprietors that they'll finally be able to open for business.

    July 7, 2014

  • Deal adds natural flavors to ADM portfolio

    Agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland already makes sweeteners, vegetable oils and an array of other ingredients used in packaged foods and drinks. Now it's getting in the natural flavors business.

    July 7, 2014

  • 10 things to know for today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:

     

    July 7, 2014

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