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How DC Unleashed Fossil-Fuel Exports Despite Climate Worries

How DC Unleashed Fossil-Fuel Exports Despite Climate Worries

By Jie Jenny You of the Center for Public Integrity | Oct 17
Natural gas, it turns out, isn't so great for the climate, but that hasn't stopped America from sending its fossil fuels abroad.

After Men's Razors, Harry's Launches Shaving Brand for Women

After Men's Razors, Harry's Launches Shaving Brand for Women

By Alexandra Olson | Oct 17
Harry's has carved out a niche selling men shaving razors direct to their doors. In the process, the company says it found that 1 million women were using its products - so its logical next step is a body-care brand for women.

Marijuana Legalization in Canada Won't Change NHL - Yet

Marijuana Legalization in Canada Won't Change NHL - Yet

By Stephen Whyno | Oct 17
As Riley Cote took and delivered countless punches over more than a decade of junior and pro hockey, he was eager to avoid painkillers. Now a handful of years into retirement, Cote is a proponent of cannabis and its oils,

After Storm Shuts Down Radio Stations, 2 Hosts Carry On

After Storm Shuts Down Radio Stations, 2 Hosts Carry On

By Mike Schneder | Oct 17
First Hurricane Michael damaged the radio station where they worked and then the owner shut the station down permanently, so Tiffany Dunning and Sean Streeter turned to their Facebook page to provide a constant stream of updates on recovery efforts.

Canada Now World's Largest Legal Marijuana Marketplace

Canada Now World's Largest Legal Marijuana Marketplace

By Rob Gillies and Gene Johnson | Oct 17
Canada became the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday in Newfoundland.

'JetBlue For Good' Launches Voluntourism Vacation Contest

'JetBlue For Good' Launches Voluntourism Vacation Contest

Oct 16
JetBlue today announced that it is putting good on the map. Literally. To celebrate the airline's nonstop commitment to giving back and good deeds, JetBlue is adding a new destination to its network this November — Destination Good.

San Francisco to Vote on Taxing Rich Businesses for Homeless

San Francisco to Vote on Taxing Rich Businesses for Homeless

By Janie Har | Oct 16
San Francisco has come to be known around the world as a place for aggressive panhandling, open-air drug use and sprawling tent camps, the dirt and despair all the more remarkable for the city's immense wealth.

The Amazon of Its Day, Sears' Woes Were Years in the Making

The Amazon of Its Day, Sears' Woes Were Years in the Making

By Allen G. Breed and Anne D'Innocenzio | Oct 16
From its beginnings as a mail-order watch business in Minneapolis 132 years ago, Sears grew to become America's everything-under-one-roof store and the biggest retailer in the world.

Insurer Anthem Will Pay Record $16M for Massive Data Breach

Insurer Anthem Will Pay Record $16M for Massive Data Breach

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Oct 16
The nation's second-largest health insurer has agreed to pay the government a record $16 million to settle potential privacy violations in the biggest known health care hack in U.S. history, officials said Monday.

Netflix Deal Could Boost All Parts of New Mexico

Netflix Deal Could Boost All Parts of New Mexico

Oct 15
Over the course of 12 months, the U.S. Army discharged more than 500 immigrant enlistees who were recruited across the globe for their language or medical skills and promised a fast track to citizenship.

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