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The plastic chemicals hiding in your food

CR tested popular fast foods and supermarket staples for some of the chemicals used to make plastic, which can be harmful to your health. Here's what we found—and how to stay safer.
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More than two dozen cities and states are suing Big Oil over climate change – they just got a boost from the US Supreme Court

Honolulu, Baltimore, Charleston, S.C. and several other cities harmed by rising seas and extreme weather are suing the oil industry. At stake is who pays for the staggering costs of climate change.
Marylanders overpaid $1 billion in excessive utility bills
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Marylanders overpaid $1 billion in excessive utility bills. Some lawmakers and advocates are demanding answers

The Maryland Public Service Commission is investigating a number of retail energy suppliers following a record-high number of consumer complaints about questionable supplier practices, forcing the commission to take action.

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Biden’s agenda hangs in the balance if Republicans take Congress

On a wide array of issues like abortion, taxes, race and judges, President Biden’s opportunities would shrink as Republicans vow to dismantle much of his legislative accomplishments.
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How Europeans are responding to exorbitant gas and power bills

High energy prices in Europe are upending people’s lives. While some are installing solar panels, others are stoking their wood-burning stoves.
What Apple’s new repair program means for you (and your iPhone)

What Apple’s new repair program means for you (and your iPhone)

Apple said it would soon provide parts, tools and manuals to those who wanted to fix their own iPhones and Mac computers.
Why you should care about your right to repair gadgets
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Why you should care about your right to repair gadgets

New legislation could simplify tech maintenance and make buying a new smartphone or computer the last resort.
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