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Dangerous ‘forever chemicals’ have been found in US drinking water at alarmingly high rates — here’s what to know about PFAS

In more than 30 places around the country, people are drinking water with dangerously high levels of artificially produced chemicals. Here's what to know about PFAS, and what you can do if you've been exposed.

President Trump says he’s having dinner with Apple CEO Tim Cook, praises him for ‘investing big dollars in U.S.A.’

Apple CEO Tim Cook has been a prominent critic of Trump Administration policies with which he disagrees, including immigration and trade.
Straw bans alone won't solve anything. But maybe they're a start.

The real reason why so many cities and businesses are banning plastic straws

Starbucks has vowed to get its iconic green sippers completely off store shelves by 2020, while Seattle banned all plastic utensils, including straws, from bars and businesses city-wide earlier this month. The truth is that straws are just the tip of the plastic waste trash heap.
Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin touched down on the lunar surface on July 20, 1969.

NASA astronauts first landed on the moon 49 years ago today. Here’s what the landing looked like and how the US pulled it off.

It took NASA eight years to reach the moon, and the space agency burned through $25.4 billion dollars before the Apollo program was finished. But on July 20, 1969, as people around the world gathered around television sets, astronaut Neil Armstrong announced: "the Eagle has landed."
The giant iceberg, seen perched behind an Innaarsuit settlement in Greenland on July 12, 2018.

A 300-foot-high iceberg is approaching Greenland, and this photo is the latest sign that Mother Nature has had it

A massive iceberg soaring nearly 300 feet into the air is threatening Innaarsuit, Greenland. Locals are used to seeing ice flows drifting in, but nothing this big and this close. Take a look.

Regeneron’s CEO has been outspoken about drug price hikes, but one of his company’s drugs just got more expensive

Regeneron and other pharmaceutical companies have raised the prices on prescription drugs amid Trump's announcement of a plan to lower drug pricing.
Chinese President Xi Jinping

China is thinking about scrapping birth limits — but that won’t have the impact it’s hoping for

As China to lift birth limits in efforts to shift its aging workforce, analysts remain skeptical.
Currency manipulation is something Bank of Japan head Haruhiko Kuroda may or may not know something about.

4 countries are close to being named currency manipulators — but not China

Currency manipulation is something the Treasury Department pays close attention to.

A GOP senator from Idaho almost derailed the government shutdown bill because of a decades old fight with a dead political rival

Jim Risch nearly derailed the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill Thursday over the naming of a forest for a dead political rival.

Rex Tillerson once said his staff would print out Trump’s tweets and hand them to him to read

Rex Tillerson once said he doesn't have Twitter, so his staff printed out President Donald Trump's tweets for him. He was fired via Trump tweet on Tuesday.