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High Stakes as Trump Administration Rebuffs Automakers’ Appeal in Showdown on Fuel Economy Standards

The Trump Administration is sticking to its plan to weaken vehicle emission standards, despite appeals from the auto industry that the rollback goes too far.

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Tens of Thousands of Uber and Lyft Cars Have Open Safety Recalls

Uber and Lyft have been talking a lot about safety lately, with a focus on making sure customers feel safe with their drivers. But what about the vehicles themselves?

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Foodborne Illnesses Spanning Multiple States Spiked in 2018

Food sick: The U.S. has seen a significant increase in the number of people contracting certain foodborne illnesses, with more multi-state outbreaks in 2018 than at any point in the previous decade, reports Laura Riley of The Washington Post. Better, quicker diagnosis is one factor, but public health experts told [...]

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In the Boeing Air Disasters, a Race to Beat the Competition–and Hubris?

A rush job with fatal effects?: As the investigation into the crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8 in Ethiopia this month continues, the picture that seems to be emerging is a one of a faulty sensor, problematic software and hubris. With European aircraft maker Airbus threatening to lure away [...]

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Shooting People, and Getting Away With It

Investigation shows that few shootings lead to arrests, particularly when the victims survive or are black or Latino.

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Government Watchdogs Muzzled by Shutdown, Along With Everyone Else

Environmental and financial investigations, along with probes of deadly crashes, stall while federal agencies remain on hiatus

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As Evidence Mounted on Miners’ Toxic Dust Exposures, Feds Did Nothing

An epidemic of advanced black lung disease spread over Appalachia, killing more and more coal miners, while regulators sat on their hands

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President Trump’s Rx for Deadly Wildfires: Better ‘Raking and Cleaning’

Administration officials blame mismanagement of forests and "radical environmentalists" for massive California blazes.

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Amid Hellacious Wildfires in California, About What You’d Expect from the White House

President Trump blames deadly blazes on state mismanagement of the forests, drawing outrage from a firefighters labor leader.

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Long-Running Government Study Finds Cellphone Radiation Causes Cancer in Rats

Despite federal assurance that the research doesn't apply to people, critics say the results raise health concerns for children and others.