The recently-announced planned ban on plastic shopping bags in L.A. is creating a ripple effect across the manufacturing and retail industries.
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In the wake of the Fukushima disaster, Japan has idled all 50 of its nuclear reactors. While the central government and business leaders are warning a prolonged shutdown could spell economic doom, many Japanese and local officials see the opportunity for a renewable energy revolution.
On the second to last day of school, 60 seniors from Kenowa Hills High School in Walker, Michigan, rode their bikes to school. It wasn't an improvised things either, as they had police escort and did it safely, and even the mayor joined them...
Online spending may be increasing, but the venerable catalog is doing anything but fading away.
Security experts discovered a highly complex computer virus in Iran and the Middle East that they believe was deployed at least five years ago to engage in state-sponsored espionage.Evidence
The University of Missouri will soon be without a university press. The university announced last week that it would phase out its press, beginning in July.
In an accelerated culture, 15 years is a long time. And last spring, when a stiff, cream-colored envelope arrived in the mail to announce preparations for my 10th college reunion, I realized that it had been nearly that long since my experience with antidepressants began.
A Finnish designer has made a working surfboard from broken skateboards.
High-level access granted to filmmakers researching a movie about the Osama bin Laden raid is just the latest episode in an increasingly close, cooperative arrangement that has spanned administrations.
The U.N. Security Council met on Sunday to discuss the recent massacre in the Syrian town of Houla, which the United Nations has blamed on the Syrian government but Damascus