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Walmart’s massive car seat recycling program starts today. It’s big news for parents — and the environment

Walmart’s massive car seat recycling program starts today. It’s big news for parents — and the environment

Walmart is partnering with TerraCycle — a global waste management company that works with consumer product companies, retailers, cities and facilities to recycle “difficult-to-recycle” products and packaging — to offer the nation’s largest car seat recycling event, with nearly 4,000 Walmarts participating across the country. People who participate in the program will receive a $30…MORE

Elizabeth Warren flexes progressive power with Working Families Party endorsement

Elizabeth Warren flexes progressive power with Working Families Party endorsement

The Working Families Party, a liberal organization founded in New York, endorsed Sen. Elizabeth Warren for president on Monday, offering a fresh glimpse into an emerging primary season divide on the progressive left. Warren won the WFP’s support through an online vote, earning nearly 61% support from a combination of the party’s members, supporters and…MORE

Dr Who star Christopher Eccleston says he was anorexic while in the role

Dr Who star Christopher Eccleston says he was anorexic while in the role

Christopher Eccleston, the British actor who starred as the ninth Doctor in the long-running sci-fi series “Doctor Who,” has spoken out about his struggle with anorexia and suicidal depression. In his upcoming autobiography, “I Love the Bones of You,” Eccleston talks about his mental health, describing himself as a “lifelong body-hater.” Eccleston, who brought the…MORE

‘Unbelievable’ strikes a nerve with timing of Netflix debut

‘Unbelievable’ strikes a nerve with timing of Netflix debut

“Unbelievable” was going to be provocative under any circumstances, focusing on a Pulitzer Prize-winning article about how a serial rapist evaded detection for some time, in large part because police were unwilling to believe his victims. Yet the timing of the Netflix series, which premiered on Sept. 13, turned out to be unexpectedly fortuitous in…MORE

US service member killed in Afghanistan after Trump cancels peace talks

US service member killed in Afghanistan after Trump cancels peace talks

Another US service member was killed in action in Afghanistan on Monday, according to the military, the 17th American to be killed in combat there this year. The identity of the service member is being withheld pending family notification. Earlier this month, President Donald Trump said that he canceled secret talks with the Taliban that…MORE

3 JPMorgan traders indicted in alleged pricing scheme

3 JPMorgan traders indicted in alleged pricing scheme

Three JPMorgan Chase traders in gold and other precious metals have been charged with alleged market manipulation by the US Department of Justice. The alleged conduct spanned eight years, the Justice Department said Monday. The government charged Gregg Smith, an executive director, and Michael Nowak, a managing director and head of the bank’s global precious…MORE

Why investors are holding their noses and buying stocks

Why investors are holding their noses and buying stocks

TINA (There Is No Alternative) has become a popular mantra on Wall Street. It explains why stocks are near record highs despite concerns about trade tensions with China and what’s expected to be another round of lackluster corporate earnings next month. Not even a huge surge in crude prices Monday following an attack on Saudi…MORE

There were no new measles cases in the United States last week, CDC says

There were no new measles cases in the United States last week, CDC says

For the first time since early January, no new measles cases were reported in the United States last week, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Health officials continue to monitor ongoing outbreaks in two New York counties. The number of measles cases in the United remained at 1,241 for the year…MORE