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Parole hearing for Calgary man who strangled wife, buried body in basement

5 hours ago   |   National Post

BOWDEN, Alta. - A man who strangled his wife and concealed her body in a wall of their home after enduring what he described as years of domestic abuse is scheduled for his...
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Agencies give out reusable bags ahead of Jackson's bag ban

20 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Agencies in a resort community in northwest Wyoming are distributing reusable bags to residents ahead of the town's ban on plastic bags. The Jackson Hole News and Guide reports...
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Tiny fibers create unseen plastic pollution

1 day ago   |   Science Daily

While the polyester leisure suit was a 1970s mistake, polyester and other synthetic fibers like nylon are still around and are a major contributor to the microplastics load in...
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9 Ways to Cut Down on Plastic

2 days ago   |   NY Times

It's all about reducing single-use plastics.
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You're Addicted to Plastic. Can You Go Cold Turkey?

2 days ago   |   NY Times

Going plastic free starts with cloth bags and straws. Suddenly, you're... making your own toothpaste?
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Living plastic-free: One activist fights a rising tide of pollution

2 days ago   |   NBC News

From her front stoop to coffee shops, dry cleaners and markets, activist Dianna Cohen is fighting to rid her life, and the world, of plastics.
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City Councilman wants to ban plastic utensils in NYC

City Councilman wants to ban plastic utensils in NYC

2 days ago   |   New York Post

A Brooklyn city councilman - whose attempt to ban plastic straws has been stalled since June - now hopes to nix plastic utensils with a measure he introduced Wednesday.
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Living plastic-free: One activist fights a rising tide of pollution

2 days ago   |   NBC News

From her front stoop to coffee shops, dry cleaners and markets, activist Dianna Cohen is fighting to rid her life, and the world, of plastics.
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This plastics company just got screwed by Amazon's pullout

This plastics company just got screwed by Amazon's pullout

4 days ago   |   New York Post

One of the biggest winners in the Amazon deal just had the rug pulled out from under them now that the deal collapsed. Long Island City-based plastics...
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31 clever home and kitchen organization tools that don't look like they belong in a dorm room

31 clever home and kitchen organization tools that don't look like they belong in a dorm room

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. In theory...
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Sen. Bernie Sanders announces 2020 presidential run

Sen. Bernie Sanders announces 2020 presidential run

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has announced a second run for president. Read more ...

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at age 85, French media report

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at age 85, French media report

The iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld is dead, French news site Pure People reported on Tuesday. The German-born couturier and photographer reportedly died in hospital in... Read more ...

'Really awesome': Officer leaves pregnant waitress big tip on $9 bill

'Really awesome': Officer leaves pregnant waitress big tip on $9 bill

Included with the tip was a message: “Enjoy your first, you will never forget it.” Read more ...

16 states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

16 states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

It's the latest challenge to hit the Trump administration, which already faces a litany of lawsuits over the national emergency declaration. Read more ...

16 states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

16 states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

It's the latest challenge to hit the Trump administration, which already faces a litany of lawsuits over the national emergency declaration. Read more ...

Jussie Smollett Allegedly Wanted ‘Bigger Reaction' From Threatening Letter

Jussie Smollett Allegedly Wanted ‘Bigger Reaction' From Threatening Letter

Investigators looking into the alleged hate crime against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett are examining a threatening letter sent last month. A source told CBS Chicago, "when... Read more ...

Officials say tractor-trailer hanging off bridge after deadly crash

Officials say tractor-trailer hanging off bridge after deadly crash

One person is dead after a crash involving a car and an 18-wheeler carrying chickens which is hanging off a bridge in Anderson County, according to officials on scene. Read more ...

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld dead at 85

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld dead at 85

The German designer, who was the creative director for Chanel and Fendi, has died at age 85. Read more ...

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here is what you need to know. Revenue collapsed at the end of the year at Europe's biggest bank, and it's being blamed on Trump's trade war. "Growth rates are certainly lower... Read more ...

Poll: 6-In-10 Disapprove Of Trump's Declaration Of A National Emergency

Poll: 6-In-10 Disapprove Of Trump's Declaration Of A National Emergency

A new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds the majority of Americans oppose the president's national emergency declaration, don't believe there is an emergency and believe... Read more ...