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Dirty laundry in space? NASA, Tide tackle cleaning challenge

Jun. 22, 2021 11:10 AM EDT

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — How do astronauts do laundry in space? They don’t. They wear their underwear, gym clothes and everything else until they can’t take the filth and stink anymore, then junk them. NASA wants to change that — if not at...

CVS offers luxury prizes as coronavirus vaccine incentives

May. 27, 2021 14:48 PM EDT

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (AP) — CVS is offering luxury vacations, cruises, concert tickets, a Super Bowl trip and other prizes to eligible customers who get a coronavirus vaccination at one of its pharmacies, the company announced Thursday. CVS is joining a growing number of...

Rising commodities costs hit Americans at home and on road

May. 12, 2021 14:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rising prices for a variety of commodities are contributing to a jump in prices at the consumer level, with Americans paying more for meat, gasoline, items they keep in their homes and even the homes themselves. The government said Wednesday that...

Companies sound alarm over commodity price hikes

Apr. 29, 2021 09:18 AM EDT

Toilet paper, baby care products, soft drinks and many other everyday products are about to get more expensive. Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark and Coca-Cola have all warned that they'll raise prices on many of their products as raw material costs rise. Plastic,...

Fed keeps key rate near zero, sees inflation as 'transitory'

Apr. 28, 2021 16:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy is quickly strengthening, inflation is showing signs of picking up and the nation is making progress toward defeating the viral pandemic. But on Wednesday, Chair Jerome Powell made clear that the Federal Reserve isn't even close to...