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Despite the growth of population in the western U.S., water use in cities such as Denver, Las Vegas, San Diego and Phoenix is going down. The reason? High-tech, low-flow toilets.
Sep. 22, 2018
Uncertainty over federal standards for these cost-saving programs could trigger different perks for employees, and change what they must do to qualify.
Sep. 22, 2018
The deputy attorney general is in a tight spot over the early phase of his tenure after a bombshell report by The New York Times. And the president has postponed the next shot in the document war.
Sep. 22, 2018
When tourism to the fabled city took a downturn, two guys came up with an idea to bring in a little income for the local tour guides.
Sep. 22, 2018
The Education Department offers new findings on student loan forgiveness; Enrollment in Puerto Rico's schools drops after Hurricane Maria; DeVos calls for more free and open speech on college campuses
Sep. 22, 2018
For 10 days, they sing, dance, chant and pray at the feet of Ganesh statues, then submerge them in water. The festival was once used to circumvent British rule.
Sep. 22, 2018
Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and challenger Beto O'Rourke sparred on immigration, health care, gun control and national anthem protests. The race could tilt the balance of power in the Senate in November.
Sep. 21, 2018
Staff waited more than an hour after offensive lineman Jordan McNair began showing signs of dehydration and heatstroke during practice before calling 911, according to a report released on Friday.
Sep. 21, 2018
A federal judge in New York has ordered Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to face questioning under oath over his decision to add a controversial citizenship question to the 2020 census.
Sep. 21, 2018
The complaint, filed on behalf of Alyssa Gilliam, claims Walmart failed to assign pregnant employees to light duty to save them from heavy lifting, as it does for workers with other disabilities.
Sep. 21, 2018
The U.S. imposed sanctions after China's military bought new fighter jets and a surface-to-air missile system. Trade and military ties are increasing between Russia and China.
Sep. 21, 2018
The deputy attorney general rejected a story that described him musing about secretly wearing a wire or conferring with members of the Cabinet about invoking the 25th Amendment.
Sep. 21, 2018
The co-founder of Death Row Records, who is 53, agreed to a plea deal for one count of voluntary manslaughter. He had been facing charges of murder and attempted murder.
Sep. 21, 2018
Walter Mischel had an idea that became a pop culture touchstone. He wanted to see if preschoolers seated in front of a marshmallow could delay their gratification. What did the experiment really mean?
Sep. 21, 2018
Officers who arrived at the house in New York City found multiple people with stab wounds, including three infants ranging from 3 days to 1 month old.
Sep. 21, 2018

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