Elizabeth

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Plastic chemical found in nearly 500 foods sold in US

Nearly 500 food items commonly sold in the United States contain a chemical compound also used in synthetic leathers and yoga mats, but a health …

​26 top American corporations paid no federal income tax from ’08 to ’12 – report

Twenty-six of the most powerful American corporations – such as Boeing, General Electric, and Verizon – paid no federal income tax from 2008 to 2012, …

Alaska could become third state to legalize marijuana

Voters in Alaska will decide in the coming months if their state will become the third in the country to legalize cannabis for recreational use after …

Ukraine to go nuclear? New govt rep threatens rearmament, US silent

Nuclear Energy

​Los Angeles becomes largest US city to prohibit fracking

The Los Angeles, California City Council has passed a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, making it the largest US city to prohibit the highly …

Doctors warn new FDA-approved painkiller is deadly dangerous

A new painkiller set to hit the market in March is coming under heavy fire from doctors and lawmakers warning of its powerful ability to …

Calls in Kiev to ‘regain nuclear status in six months’

Unable to resolve tensions with the largely pro-Russian autonomous region of Crimea, Kiev is bombarding Moscow with accusations and warnings. Some …