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Lawsuit accuses Kleenex maker Kimberly-Clark of polluting a town with PFAS chemicals

Kimberly-Clark says it does not use so-called "forever chemicals" in its U.S. consumer products, and plans to “vigorously” defend itself against the allegations.
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'Dune: Part Two' looks to end box office drought with $80 million opening

There haven’t been any major blockbuster releases in 2024, leading to a domestic box office of $866.4 million through Sunday, a nearly 18% drop from the same period in 2023.
Timothee Chalamet in "Dune: Part Two".
Timothee Chalamet in "Dune: Part Two".
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Oprah to leave WeightWatchers board of directors

Winfrey said she is donating her shares to the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
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Oprah Winfrey

Biden administration will investigate national security risks posed by Chinese-made 'smart cars'

Officials are concerned that features such as driver assistance technology could effectively be used to spy on Americans.
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Forget a new bathroom, just fix the faucet: Consumers take a break from home renovations

Lowe’s and Home Depot say shoppers are pulling back after a fix-up frenzy during the pandemic, opting for cheaper DIY projects.
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A shopper pushes a cart.

Former FTX chief Sam Bankman-Fried seeks no more than six years in prison as sentencing trial awaits

Bankman-Fried’s lawyers portray him as suffering from an array of neurological and personality issues.
Sam Bankman-Fried, co-founder of FTX Cryptocurrency Derivatives Exchange, leaves court in New York on July 26, 2023.
Sam Bankman-Fried, co-founder of FTX Cryptocurrency Derivatives Exchange, leaves court in New York on July 26, 2023.
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Biden to issue executive order aimed at protecting Americans’ sensitive data from China and other ‘hostile countries’

The measure targets the business of selling people’s personal information, which the White House said could be used “to track Americans (including military service members), pry into their personal lives," and be passed on to foreign intelligence.
Joe Biden
Joe Biden
3d ago

Toyota recalling 381,000 Tacoma pickups because parts can fall off rear axles

Toyota wouldn’t say whether the problem has caused any crashes or injuries.
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tacoma truck frille logo
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The IRS's new, free 'Direct File' service for simple tax returns is now available in 12 states

Advocates say taxpayers will leave less money on the table from common tax-credit programs if it is easier for them to file.
IRS 1040 Individual Income Tax forms
IRS 1040 Individual Income Tax forms
3d ago

TSA PreCheck travelers don't have to show physical IDs at some airports

"Touchless" technology is coming online for United Airlines passengers at Chicago's O'Hare and Los Angeles international airports.
Passengers at the TSA Pre-Check security line at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago.
Passengers at the TSA Pre-Check security line at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago.

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