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Friday, July 27, 2018

The origin of the movement to ban plastic straws may come as a surprise: It began with a 9-year-old boy named Milo Cress and his 2011 campaign, "Be Straw Free," which launched to raise awareness about plastic waste. It started years ago when Cress noticed a trend while out to eat. He would see people take the plastic straws out of their drinks and put them on the table -- never actually using them. This didn't sit right with Cress. It felt like such a waste. "I thought if restaurants were to offer a straw instead of serving them with every drink automatically, it could really reduce the number of straws that we use," he said. read more


Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy will retire from the highest U.S. court, giving President Donald Trump another chance to fundamentally reshape the top of the judiciary.


Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement Wednesday, the day the court's term wrapped up. His retirement was announced in a statement that was made available to Supreme Court reporters.


Tuesday, June 12, 2018

"I think the norms have really changed in terms of, what you can do to somebody against their will, how much you can crowd their space, make them miserable at work," Clinton told PBS Newshour in an interview that aired Thursday. "You don't have to physically assault somebody to make them, you know, uncomfortable at work or at home or in their other -- just walking around. That, I think, is good." read more


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