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Hopper, de Kooning hit new auction records in New York

2 days ago from Physorg

Paintings by Edward Hopper and Willem de Kooning sold for nearly $92 million and $69 million respectively in New York on Tuesday, setting new world record auction prices for each...

Florida county forced to restart recount after machine malfunction

2 days ago from UPI

Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes said Tuesday she was considering not running for re-election in 2020.

Carbon emissions will start to dictate stock prices

2 days ago from Science Daily

Companies that fail to curb their carbon output may eventually face the consequences of asset devaluation and stock price depreciation, according to a new study.

No. 5 Georgia heavily favored vs. UMass

2 days ago from UPI

If there was ever a game where No. 5 Georgia might be tempted to look ahead, Saturday's non-conference matchup against UMass would certainly seem to be it.

Firefighters in California combat Woolsey Fire flare-up

2 days ago from UPI

Firefighters in California responded to a flare-up of one of three fires burning throughout the state on Tuesday.

Trilobites: Why Komodo Dragons Haven’t Conquered the World

2 days ago from NY Times Science

The razor-toothed predators are fierce, but scientists found that they’re real homebodies.

Amazon picks New York and Virginia for second headquarters

2 days ago from CBSNews - Science

There's a winner in Amazon's nationwide contest for a second headquarters. The online giant picked two locations, New York and Arlington, Virginia. Wired editor in chief Nicholas Thompson reports.

Juul curbs sales of some e-cigarette flavours, but not in Canada

2 days ago from CBC: Health

Vaping giant Juul Labs Inc. is stopping its sales of some e-cigarette flavours in U.S. stores to deter use by kids and teens, but is not doing the same in...

Broward elections chief Brenda Snipes mulls leaving post amid Florida recounts

2 days ago from UPI

Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes said Tuesday she was considering not running for re-election in 2020.

Netflix cancels 'Good Cop,' starring Tony Danza, Josh Groban

2 days ago from UPI

Netflix said its father-son police dramedy, "The Good Cop," will not return for a second season.

Alexander Skarsgård, Millie Bobby Brown start filming 'Godzilla vs. Kong'

2 days ago from UPI

Director Adam Wingard began filming his monster movie "Godzilla vs. Kong," starring Alexander Skarsgård, Millie Bobby Brown and Rebecca Hall.

Amazon wins big with split decision for NYC, Virginia headquarters

2 days ago from CBSNews - Science

The decision Tuesday by the world's largest retailer followed a frenzied competition and billions of dollars in promised tax subsidies

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell will not play this season

2 days ago from UPI

Running back Le'Veon Bell did not sign his Pittsburgh Steelers franchise tender by Tuesday's deadline as stipulated under the collective bargaining agreement.

Juul to end social media campaigns, stop selling flavored pods in some stores

2 days ago from UPI

Juul, the company with 70 percent of the e-cigarette share in the United States, has agreed to stop selling its flavored pods in stores and to shut down its social...

IBM CEO hopes "new collar" skills will bridge digital divide

2 days ago from CBSNews - Science

"Jobs are going to be 100 percent changed" by artificial intelligence, Ginni Rometty says

Unintended consequences of dams and reservoirs

2 days ago from Science Daily

An international team of drought scientists show that while many dams and reservoirs are built, or expanded, to alleviate droughts and water shortages, they can paradoxically contribute to making them...

Amazon's growing pains in Seattle offer lessons to new hosts

2 days ago from Physorg

As Amazon turns its attention to setting up new homes in Long Island City, New York and Arlington, Virginia, experts and historians in Seattle say both places can expect a...

Carbon emissions will start to dictate stock prices

2 days ago from Physorg

Companies that fail to curb their carbon output may eventually face the consequences of asset devaluation and stock price depreciation, according to a new study out of the University of...

EPA seeks new truck pollution rules; says air won't suffer

2 days ago from Physorg

The Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to rewrite rules that limit pollution from heavy trucks but that the EPA says slow the economy.

Steelers RB Conner likely to practice Wednesday

2 days ago from UPI

Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner appears to be ready to return to the field.

Maine congressman sues to block rank-choice voting

2 days ago from UPI

U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, R-Maine, filed a federal suit Tuesday to try to block rank-choice ballots in his race against his Democratic opponent Jared Golden.

Waymo to expand fledgling self-driving car service

2 days ago from Physorg

A self-driving car service being tested by Alphabet-owned Waymo will be opened up to more people in the Phoenix, Arizona, area, chief John Krafcik said Tuesday.

Juul to end social media campaigns, stop selling flavored pods in some stories

2 days ago from UPI

Juul, the company with 70 percent of the e-cigarette share in the United States, has agreed to stop selling its flavored pods in stores and to shut down its social...

Amazon HQ2 to land in New York and Northern Virginia

2 days ago from CBSNews - Science

Announcement ends 14-month process that drew bids from more than 200 cities vying to win new corporate headquarters

Do you check your phone more than most Americans?

2 days ago from CBSNews - Science

Only one generation of consumers worries they spend too much time on their smartphones

Watch: Walkers don cardboard bus costume to cross bridge

2 days ago from UPI

A group of pedestrians attempting to cross a vehicles-only bridge in Russia were stopped by police despite disguising themselves as a cardboard bus.

Dual benefit in Harvard dental students’ hands-on learning

2 days ago from Harvard Science

In 1983, Susan Pillsbury was a student at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston, a long way from her Maine hometown. Luckily, when she needed a dentist, she only...

Juul Will Stop Selling Most E-Cigarette Flavors in Stores and Halt Social Media Promotions

2 days ago from NY Times Health

Juul will restrict sales of nearly all its flavored pods to online only, and stop most social media promotion to combat youth vaping, bowing to government and public pressure.