Democrat Doug Jones beats Roy Moore to say Alabama’s U.S. Senate seat

Democrat Doug Jones beats Roy Moore to say Alabama’s U.S. Senate seat

Doug Jones speaks to reporters after voting at Brookwood Baptist Church on Tuesday in Mountain Brook, Alabama. Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama’s U.S. Senate election Tuesday night, defeating the controversial Republican Roy Moore and dealing a stinging rebuke to President Donald Trump. Jones, against whom Trump had railed in recent days, was projected the winner of the special election shortly before 10:30 p.m. Eastern by multiple news organizations. Jones, a […]

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Life with a Sense residence power monitor, the primary month

Life with a Sense residence power monitor, the primary month

Measuring individual appliance’s energy consumption is one thing. But Sense aims to give you a bigger picture. TreeHugger has long hosted a debate around the correct mix of “smart” and “dumb” solutions to more efficient homes—and usually we end up agreeing that it’s not an either/or proposition. Yes, it makes sense to that your smart thermostat has very little to do. But it probably also makes sense to use to […]

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Closing in on the chemical substances that make us fats or infertile

Closing in on the chemical substances that make us fats or infertile

Mounting evidence suggests that chemicals in our environment contribute to s, to , and in frogs and fish, and many more adverse health effects. But 15 years have passed already since the World Health Organization issued a report highlighting the and recommending action to close the gaps of scientific knowledge on the question of how these potentially dangerous chemicals affect health and the environment. Since then, the squabbles over how […]

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US inventory indexes shut principally up; New highs for S&P 500, Dow

US inventory indexes shut principally up; New highs for S&P 500, Dow

Big-name companies notched gains on Wall Street Tuesday, delivering more records for two of the major stock indexes. The index and the Dow Jones industrial average finished at all-time highs for the second day this week, while a slide in technology stocks pulled the lower. Small-company stocks also lagged. Banks and other financial stocks led the gainers as the met to discuss interest rates. The central bank is expected to […]

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UPS and others warn that vacation deliveries are already falling behind

UPS and others warn that vacation deliveries are already falling behind

If your online orders are arriving later than expected, you’re not alone. An influx of online purchases — particularly during Cyber Monday, the busiest online shopping day in U.S. history — is testing the limits of carriers such as UPS and FedEx, despite their heavy investment in new warehouses and seasonal employees. Americans spent a record $6.59 billion online on Cyber Monday, according to data from Adobe Analytics. The number […]

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