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Lobby crush: Online shopping leads to mountains of boxes

Jun. 25, 2019 4:27 PM EDT

As online shopping becomes ubiquitous, so do the boxes delivered to homes across the country. For apartment dwellers — and the managers of the buildings they live in — it's tough to manage the boxes that pile up, sometimes clogging precious space for days. (If not watched, packages also can be...

Restaurants could be 1st to get genetically modified salmon

Jun. 21, 2019 1:11 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Inside an Indiana aquafarming complex, thousands of salmon eggs genetically modified to grow faster than normal are hatching into tiny fish. After growing to roughly 10 pounds (4.5 kilograms) in indoor tanks, they could be served in restaurants by late next year. The salmon produced by...

Oregon votes to ban restaurants from offering plastic straws

May. 30, 2019 5:52 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon will ban restaurants from automatically offering single-use plastic straws under a measure passed by lawmakers, making it the second state to enact restrictions on plastic straws. The House voted 48-12 late Wednesday night to prohibit restaurants from providing single-use plastic...