Car production is shrinking in China's Chongqing, and auto workers struggle to transition.
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New cases of asthma dropped dramatically in Los Angeles communities where air quality improved the most over 20 years. The results illustrate health benefits from pollution control.
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Critics say a plan to build new prisons won't solve the entrenched, underlying issues in the state prison system that have been found to be unconstitutional.
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The Empire of Ashes – the third and final volume in the Draconis Memoria trilogy – is released today in the USA and Canada. Reviews and a sample chapter are on the book page.
Reminder – if you like to read to a musical accompaniment don’t forget the Draconis Symphonia composed by the terribly talented Will Musser. Will has also composed some music for The Wolf’s Call, so watch out for that closer to the release date.
A new feature in some 2020 models will kick in if "Teen Driver" mode is on. If a driver turns on the car without wearing a seat belt, the car will temporarily refuse to shift out of park .
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A Nepalese mountain climber has now climbed Mount Everest a record 24 times — and he's hoping to do it one more time before he retires.
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The nonprofit Muslim Advocates, along with the three Muslims in Congress, held an iftar, the breaking of the daily fast during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan at the U.S. Capitol on Monday night.
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For years after the Great Recession, employers were reluctant to boost wages. Now a tight labor market is giving workers the leverage they need to demand a larger slice of the nation's economic pie.
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Baltimore is just the latest municipality hit with a ransomware attack. Residents can't use the city servers they need to purchase homes, pay online bills or email city workers.
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Studying active volcanoes can be dangerous. Which is why a group of scientists from around the world came together to simulate volcanic blasts. What they're learning will help them at a real eruption.
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A new poll from NPR, Harvard and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation gives a glimpse into rural life in America today, finding that many people living in rural communities live on the edge financially.
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