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Lego Struggles to Find a Plant-Based Plastic That Clicks

Lego has spent the past seven years trying to make its blocks with plastic derived from plants, but finding the material to hit its target is proving difficult....

Lego Struggles to Find a Plant-Based Plastic That Clicks

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Google parent struggles with mobile clicks, YouTube changes, shares down 7% Alphabet Inc's Google failed to reap the benefits of a strong economy that bolstered rivals in the first quarter as the leading internet ad company faced increased competition in its search and hardware businesses and suffered from disruptive changes...
15:16, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 4-Google parent struggles with mobile clicks, YouTube changes, shares down 7 pct Alphabet Inc's Google failed to reap the benefits of a strong economy that bolstered rivals in the first quarter as the leading internet ad company faced increased competition in its search and hardware businesses and suffered from disruptive changes...
16:32, 04/29/2019

Adecco struggles to find professional staff in the United States Adecco Group Chief Executive Alain Dehaze expects ongoing problems in the automotive sector to dampen demand for temporary workers in Germany while the staffing company is struggling to find enough qualified staff in the United States....
03:32, 05/07/2019

Lego bounces back with Avengers and Lego Movie sequel toys Global sales up 4% in first six months of 2019 after toy-maker had to axe 1,400 jobs in 2017 The sales recovery at Lego has continued thanks to the success of new sets linked to the Avengers superhero franchise and Lego Movie 2.The Danish toy-maker, ...
18:48, 09/03/2019

Best Lego cars of 2019 - cool Lego gifts for car fans Features 1 Aug, 2019 From large scale Lego Technic models to smaller Lego car sets for kids, we’ve put together the best Lego cars on sale for 2019...
11:16, 08/01/2019

'Punch in the gut' as scientists find micro plastic in Arctic ice Tiny pieces of plastic have been found in ice cores drilled in the Arctic by a U.S.-led team of scientists, underscoring the threat the growing form of pollution now poses to marine life in even the remotest waters on the planet....
11:00, 08/14/2019

In Greece's Aegean Sea, Divers Find "Gulf Of Plastic Corals" Thousands of plastic bags were pulled from the sea off Greece's Andros island this month by a team of divers and environmentalists who described what they found as a "gulf full of plastic corals."...
09:16, 07/31/2019

Scientists find hundreds of sharks, giant rays tangled in plastic In total, the new research recorded 1,116 reported cases of marine life tangled up in plastic dumped in the ocean -- but its authors say the true number is likely to be much higher....
21:00, 07/05/2019

Heartbreaking: This Incel Got Plastic Surgery To Look Exactly Like Austin Powers But Still Can’t Find Women Willing To Sleep With Him Many men in the involuntarily celibate community believe that women would sleep with them if they looked more conventionally attractive, so they resort to surgery in order to correct their perceived flaws. However, these drastic measures are rarely t...
13:16, 07/08/2019

How hackers use tricks to make money from your clicks Online clicks are worth big money. Now hackers are using a cunning set of click-tricks to make money from people visiting websites without them realising...
10:00, 04/28/2019

JP Morgan clicks on stake with ex-Barclays chief JP Morgan Chase, America's biggest lender, is close to buying a stake in the banking venture founded by ex-Barclays chief Antony Jenkins, providing a shot in the arm for Britain's financial technology sector....
18:32, 06/26/2019

Florida LAN: Someone clicks link, again, giving Key Biscayne ransomware Enlarge / Key Biscayne, Florida, is the third Florida local government to get hit by ransomware within a month. (credit: Alicia Vera/Bloomberg via Getty Images) A third Florida local government has reported that it has been struck by ransomware. Ke...
04:00, 06/29/2019

Amazon defends UK role as 'clicks and mortar' pop-ups launch Amazon's UK boss has defended the online retailer's role in the UK economy while launching the first in a series of pop-up shops for firms using its marketplace....
03:32, 06/03/2019

Huawei handsets draw fewer clicks after U.S. ban: PriceSpy Huawei handsets are drawing fewer clicks from online shoppers since the United States blacklisted the Chinese telecom company, according to PriceSpy, a product comparison site that attracts an average of 14 million visitors per month....
05:32, 05/24/2019

Plastic wrapped in plastic: the wasteful reality of America's grocery stores On a shopping trip to Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods and other leading markets, plastic feels more plentiful than the food itselfWhere does your plastic go? Revealing America’s dirty secretThe seven ways you’re recycling wrongA bundle of six small brie ch...
00:00, 06/20/2019

Chemicals, plastic makers to focus on curbing SE Asia plastic waste A global alliance of plastic makers and consumer goods companies said on Tuesday it would prioritize much of its $1 billion funds to curb plastic waste in Southeast Asia....
05:01, 08/27/2019

Plastic surgeon warns against 'medical tourism' after third plastic surgery-related death in Dominican Republic A plastic surgeon warned Thursday against traveling abroad for cosmetic surgeries following the death of a New York woman who had sought a procedure in the Dominican Republic, marking the third such fatality in the Caribbean country in recent weeks....
11:48, 07/11/2019

Canary Wharf goes plastic-free: 3,600 new homes set to take advantage of new community scheme which sees plastic use cut dramatically The eco-drive includes recycling coffee grounds to use as fuel, a special bin to catch debris and plans for driverless cars to be introduced alongside the new development....
01:00, 07/08/2019

Japan wraps everything in plastic. Now it wants to fight against plastic pollution. Japan wants collective action to tackle the ocean plastic crisis at next week’s G-20 summit, although the country still has an obsession with plastic packaging.  ...
13:16, 06/18/2019

Hopefully This Article Where We Call Desmond Tutu ‘The Ultimate Bimbo’ Offends Enough People To Get Us Some Valuable Hate Clicks The sad reality is that it can be tough to be profitable as a digital media company, and sometimes you need to take drastic measures in order to get the traffic you need to remain financially solvent. And that is why we hope this article where we cal...
12:02, 09/10/2019

Plastic, plastic everywhere but not for African recyclers A sea of crumpled bottles spills across the courtyard of Lucy Luo Minghui's new $44 million plastic recycling factory in Nairobi, where plastic waste litters roadsides and clogs rivers. Yet, she can't get enough to sustain her business....
14:16, 08/09/2019

Pushy bonobo mothers help sons find sexual partners, scientists find High-ranking mothers lead sons to groups of females and keep guard while they mateTheir mothers are so keen for them to father children that they usher them in front of promising partners, shield them from violent competitors and dash the chances of ...
10:16, 05/20/2019

Apple launches ‘Find My’ for iOS, iPadOS and macOS, replacing Find my iPhone A new Find My app combines Find My iPhone and Find My Friends into a single way to track items, including an activation lock feature for new Macs.Read More...
15:00, 06/03/2019

It Took Over 400,000 Lego Bricks To Build This Car For both Lego and Forza fans, one of the coolest things on stage during yesterday’s Microsoft E3 2019 press conference was a full-scale Lego brick McLaren Senna, punctuating the announcement of Forza Horizon 4's Lego Speed Champions expansion. It...
09:48, 06/10/2019

This Central Perk LEGO Set Will Be There For You Could this Central Perk LEGO Set include more details? We think not! In celebration of Friends 25th anniversary, LEGO is releasing a 1,070-piece set dedicated to the New York location where the TV show was centered – Central Perk!...
00:16, 09/04/2019

The One Where Friends Becomes a LEGO Set for Its 25th Anniversary Could we be any more excited for this new LEGO set? If that wasn't enough of a hint, we'll just come out and say it: Friends is getting the LEGO treatment. To celebrate the 25th......
10:16, 08/08/2019

Lego Makes Tiny Tower Just A Little Bit Better With more than 10 million downloads on iOS and Android devices, Tiny Tower is one of the most successful business simulation games of all time. Now NimbleBit has teamed up with Lego to make essentially the same game, only with Lego bricks and figures...
15:32, 07/01/2019

'Lego Batman' producer, then Treasury sec? Treasury secretary pick Steven Mnuchin is an executive producer on Warner Bros.' "The Lego Batman Movie," which pulled in an estimated $55.6 million from U.S. audiences during its opening weekend....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Check Out This Hot New Lego Overwatch Trash Lego’s first round of Overwatch sets were nice, but they left out a few key characters. Two new sets due out in October fix three of these oversights, adding Junkrat, Roadhog and everybody’s favorite hamster mech pilot Hammond to the mix....
00:00, 06/28/2019

'Forza Horizon 4' gets a Lego expansion this week Forza Horizon 4 is getting more playful with the upcoming Lego Speed Champions, which launches this week. Revealed during Microsoft's E3 press conference, the expansion adds a variety of Lego vehicles, but also lets you drive normal cars on bloc...
16:00, 06/09/2019

Some LEGO Star Wars Fans Want More Grunting At E3 this past week, WB Games and TT Games revealed the latest and possibly biggest entry in the popular LEGO Star Wars franchise. LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is coming out next year and will be based on all nine films, including the upcoming...
12:48, 06/15/2019

Lego’s ‘Stranger Things: The Upside Down’ set is the best thing you’ll see all day If you’re a fan of Netflix’s Stranger Things series, then the Stranger Things set that Lego just launched will easily be the best thing you see all day. It’s not just the concept of the set, but also the way it’s advertised an...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Forza Horizon 4 Gets A Lego Expansion This Week Apparently, the Forza Horizon team is creating expansion packs by reaching directly into my mind and rummaging around for a bit. The Lego Speed Champions expansion for Forza Horizon 4 assembles on June 13....
16:48, 06/09/2019

Marvel superheroes power up Lego’s sales Models of superheroes and villains from Marvel’s “Avengers” movies helped lift first-half sales at Lego, as the Danish toymaker continued its turnaround drive with investments in China, India, the internet and new stores. Lego, famous for its colorfu...
18:16, 09/03/2019

Marvel superheroes power up Lego's sales Models of superheroes and villains from Marvel's "Avengers" movies helped lift first-half sales at Lego, as the Danish toymaker continued its turnaround drive with investments in China, India, the internet and new stores....
05:48, 09/03/2019

Apollo 11 Moon landing celebrated with new LEGO set To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, Lego has partnered with NASA to create the LEGO Creator Expert NASA Apollo 11 Lunar Lander....
13:32, 05/30/2019

Lego Owner, Blackstone to Buy Madame Tussauds The family behind toy giant Lego is teaming up with Blackstone and a Canadian pension fund to buy the owner of Madame Tussauds wax museums and Legoland theme parks in a deal that values the company at $6.04 billion....
06:16, 06/28/2019

This Lego McLaren 720S Is More Complicated Than Life Itself People? They’re complicated. Relationship statuses? Complicated. Finances? Complicated. Work-life balance? Complicated. Life? Complicated. But there’s one thing in this world that is far more complicated than anything else, and it’s this 1:8-scale Le...
13:16, 09/04/2019

The New Lego Star Wars Is Impressive And Surprisingly Different If a hands-off theater demo of a new video game can over-deliver E3, then Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga sure did. The amount of changes I was shown to the 20-year-old Lego video game formula was startling....
16:32, 06/14/2019

These Lego Star Wars Droids Might Be the Toy Robots Everyone's Been Looking For Consumer-focused robots have been having a bit of a hard time in recent years. Just last week, Anki, maker of the adorable Cozmo and Vector bots, was the latest robot maker to go under as consumers hesitated to spend $250 on an automaton that didn’t ...
00:48, 05/04/2019

We Built the 2,300-Piece Stranger Things Lego Set and Now We're in the Upside Down Lego my Eggo! When we saw that Stranger Things was getting its own 2,300-piece Lego set, Gizmodo video producer Raul Marrero knew he had to journey into the Upside Down and create this monstrosity. Check out our time-lapse video build of the Byers’ h...
13:48, 07/04/2019

Lego offers instructions for visually impaired builders All Lego sets come with visual instructions that indicate where builders should place each piece. But such guidance isn't accessible for the blind. The Lego Foundation today announced they are releasing instructions in audio and Braille for a sm...
07:00, 08/28/2019

Forza Horizon 4’s Lego Expansion Is Gleefully Absurd Lego is awesome. Driving the super realistic vehicles of Forza Horizon 4 is awesome. Driving the super realistic vehicles of Forza Horizon 4 through a brick-dotted landscape in the game’s Lego Speed Champions expansion increases the awesomeness expon...
08:00, 06/14/2019

Lego's Gingerbread House Holds Disturbing Secrets Every year around this time, Lego unveils the latest expansion to its ever-growing Winter Village line of sets and I bemoan not having a massive basement to deck out in blocky holiday cheer. This year’s addition, the $100 Gingerbread House, looks lik...
17:00, 09/12/2019

Lego reveals ‘Stranger Things’ set that recreates the Upside Down Maybe “Stranger Things” fans finally have a way to build back their beloved Barb. Lego has revealed an impressively detailed play set for lovers of the Netflix hit — in the form of a buildable Upside Down. (For non-watchers: that’s ...
09:48, 05/15/2019

Lego dives into the Upside Down with a 'Stranger Things' play set Netflix's Stranger Things already has a number of unusual if appropriate tie-ins, but this latest might top them all if you're a die-hard fan. Lego is releasing a 2,287-piece Stranger Things set that recreates both the Byers' home and...
16:16, 05/14/2019

How do you improve a great racing game? Just add Lego bricks I don't know where the pedals are, and I can't see a way of changing gear. My hands don't even reach the wheel. And yet this Ferrari F40 Competitzione is fast. [credit: Microsoft ] ...
09:48, 06/19/2019

Lego movie and game bundles are coming to PS4 and Xbox One It's a bit surprising we haven't seen many publishers and studios package movies with their accompanying games. Warner Bros., for one, is going down that path with a string of Lego properties....
18:16, 09/07/2019

This $700 Lego Star Destroyer is as close as you’ll get to the real thing This is the $699, 4,784-piece Ultimate Collector Series Imperial Star Destroyer. [credit: LEGO ] You probably remember the first time you sa...
16:48, 09/06/2019

Lego 'Star Wars' droid kit teaches coding with R2-D2's help All Lego Boost kits have the power to teach kids (and kids at heart) how to bring machines to life with coding, but the latest one has an edge over previous sets. The new Star Wars Boost kit has the adorable R2-D2 in its corner, supported by two othe...
03:16, 05/04/2019

Lego's treehouse set uses plant-based bricks for the greenery Last year, Lego revealed a new type of brick made using a type of polyethylene created with ethanol from sustainably sourced sugarcane. Though it said only a small percentage of total bricks would be made in such a way, it was a major step towards Le...
11:32, 07/23/2019

Child finds $40,000 worth of meth in Lego box from consignment shop A group of women from Georgia purchased the box in South Carolina but didn't realize what was in it until a child opened it back home, police say.        ...
08:16, 05/09/2019

Get Trapped in The Upside Down and Preorder This Standing Stranger Things LEGO Set It is time to rescue Will from The Upside Down once and for all. Hopefully, you’ll be as helpful as Eleven and not as useless as Nancy Wheeler in season one. You can channel your inner child and get your hands on a Stranger Things LEGO set this June!...
18:48, 05/15/2019

The New Lego Ideas Treehouse Has Leaves Made Out Of Real Plants Last year The Lego Group started making flowers, trees, and shrubs out of plant-based polyethylene using sustainably sourced sugarcane. I can’t imagine a better use for all of those plant plastic plants than this beautiful, 14-inch tall Lego Ideas Tr...
06:32, 07/23/2019

An Aerospace Engineer Figured Out How To Get Lego's Apollo 11 Lunar Lander To Fly It’s not quite as challenging as actually landing a pair of astronauts on the moon, but aerospace engineer and talented toy hacker Adam Woodworth has managed to upgrade Lego’s Apollo 11 Lunar Lander set with all the motors and electronics needed to m...
13:32, 07/05/2019

Lego celebrates Loyola's Sister Jean with look-a-like statue Lego is honoring Loyola University's Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt for her 100th birthday with a look-a-like statue made of more than 10,000 plastic bricks       ...
06:32, 08/21/2019

Lego strikes deal to buy back Legoland, other theme parks COPENHAGEN, Denmark — A group of investors that includes the owners of toy maker Lego is buying Merlin Entertainment, a British company that operates theme parks like Legoland. Lego owner Kirkbi Invest joined forces with private equity firm Blackston...
08:48, 06/28/2019

Lego's Bid to Beat the Pack Results in Sharp Drop in Profit Lego reported a sharp drop in half-year profit as it plowed money into opening new stores, creating new products and making digital investments in a bid to stay ahead of fast-changing consumer behavior....
09:48, 09/03/2019

Lego is releasing an Apollo 11 Lunar Lander set for its 50th anniversary The 50th anniversary of the human race's first trip to the moon is fast approaching, and Lego is marking the milestone with a NASA Apollo 11 lunar lander set. It'll be available June 1st for $100....
17:32, 05/30/2019

Sure Looks Like Lego Leaked a 2020 Land Rover Defender Two-Door We’ve known there’s a new Land Rover Defender coming, though so far we’ve only seen heavily camouflaged prototypes running around. But it kind of looks like Lego has leaked it early. Or at least, it did its best....
07:48, 06/22/2019

Gameloft reveals new LEGO-themed team-battle RPG for Android and iOS LEGO fans rejoice, as Gameloft has just announced a brand new RPG for Android and iOS set in the LEGO universe. Originally teased back in December, LEGO Legacy: Heroes Unboxed will be released this fall, but it will be regularly shown to fans until t...
22:48, 05/23/2019

Lego's Quest to Make Plant-Based Toy Bricks Is Met With Skepticism Lego has poured $150 million into research to find a plant-based substitute for its iconic toy bricks. WSJ readers have their doubts about whether the effort is worth the trouble, and they suggest some alternatives....
08:48, 06/24/2019

Lego's Imperial Star Destroyer set has 4,700 pieces and is 43 inches long This magnificent specimen is all your childhood dreams come true: a 43-inch long Imperial Star Destroyer made from Lego. The new 4,700-piece Lego creation is the largest Star Wars-themed set to date and will let you finally recreate the epic opening....
11:16, 09/05/2019

New Land Rover Defender available as 2573-piece Lego Technic kit Revealed alongside full-sized car, detailed toy features faithfully accurate bodywork and advanced sequential gearbox Land Rover and toy maker Lego have teamed up to produce a 2573-piece scale model of the new Defender, unveiling it alongside the fu...
07:16, 09/11/2019

LEGO celebrates Apollo 11 with a lovely, bricky Lunar Lander The 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 and the first lunar landing is approaching, and there will be no shortage of fanfare — so why shouldn’t LEGO get in on the fun? This Lunar Lander set looks like a great way to celebrate the missions of the spac...
11:32, 05/30/2019

New Land Rover Defender leaks online - in Lego form Lego Technic Land Rover Defender Images of forthcoming Lego Technic give blocky hints to what long-awaited Defender will look like undisguised Images have appeared online that appear to show the new Land Rover Defender completely undisguised – alb...
12:00, 06/24/2019

LEGO released a new Apollo 11 Lunar Lander, and it looks pretty great LEGO's new set recreates the Apollo 11 Moon landing. [credit: LEGO ] We are now just a matter of weeks away from the 50th anniversary of Ap...
07:32, 05/30/2019

LEGO celebrates 25 years of ‘Friends’ with collectible Central Perk set Could “Friends” fans be any more excited? In celebration of the iconic show’s 25th anniversary, toymaker LEGO has announced its latest pop culture-inspired creation — one aimed squarely at millennials who are old enough to love the ...
19:16, 08/09/2019

LEGO Braille bricks are the best, nicest and, in retrospect, most obvious idea ever Braille is a crucial skill to learn for children with visual impairments, and with these LEGO Braille Bricks, kids can learn through hands-on play rather than more rigid methods like Braille readers and printouts. Given the naturally Braille-like str...
11:48, 04/28/2019

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga Covers Nine Movies In One Game It got kinda buried under bigger news at Microsoft’s E3 press conference, but there’s a new Lego Star Wars game coming, one that covers the events of, oh, nine movies....
16:48, 06/09/2019

Men are better than women at reading maps because they played with Lego as kids, scientist claims The stereotype that men are better than women at reading maps is true, a brain expert has claimed, but only because they played with Lego as children....
08:00, 05/29/2019

This Lego Artist Created the Ultimate Horror Movie Haunted House Lego is the perfect medium for playful sculpture, and it’s also great for pop culture pastiche. This haunted house, created by Reddit user @Kreimkoek, is both.Read more......
23:48, 05/05/2019

I Wish Lego's Beautifully Detailed Moon Landing Set Also Included More Accurate Looking Astronauts July marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission which successfully landed two astronauts on the moon, and Lego is one of countless companies hoping to cash in on the accomplishment with a new 1,087-piece set that recreates the Lunar Lander w...
07:00, 05/30/2019

Get Ready for Harry Potter's Birthday With These New LEGO Sets at Barnes & Noble It is the first day of July and you know what that means, right? Harry Potter’s birthday is this month! As of July 1, you can shop four new Harry Potter LEGO sets, as part of the Magic Returns collection at Barnes & Noble. The collection was, “in...
17:00, 07/01/2019

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga uses the Force to pull me back in I like Star Wars, and I like Lego. I just had grown tired of the Lego gaming formula. Now that I know Traveller's Tales is being ambitious, I'm excited.Read More...
14:32, 06/15/2019

Loyola’s Sister Jean celebrates 100th birthday with her own LEGO statue Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt celebrated her 100th birthday with a unique gift — her very own lookalike Lego statue. The beloved longtime chaplain of Loyola University’s men’s basketball team was gifted the 2 1/2 foot figure that took...
08:00, 08/21/2019

Lego family fund makes Madame Tussauds owner £5.9bn offer Madame Tussauds owner Merlin Entertainments has recommended a £5.9bn takeover bid to shareholders, made by the family owners of Lego and the private equity firm Blackstone....
07:16, 06/28/2019

New 'Overwatch' Lego sets feature Wrecking Ball, Junkrat and Roadhog The Overwatch buzz shows no sign of slowing down, and Blizzard is keen to cash in on the enthusiasm with a range of merchandise including action figures, monopoly, nerf guns and apparel. Now, even more Lego sets are being released so you can build ti...
08:00, 06/27/2019

Lego's New Avengers: Endgame Set Brings a Helicopter to an Infinity Gauntlet Fight Lego always brings a shiny new set to reveal at San Diego Comic-Con that’ll eventually be something we can all get our hands on—perhaps to mollify those of us unable to snag one of those cool Captain Marvel and Batman exclusives the company’s got at ...
06:16, 06/26/2019

This New Jurassic Park LEGO Set Includes a Sexy Jeff Goldblum Minifigure God creates dinosaurs. God destroys dinosaurs. God creates man. Man destroys God. Man creates dinosaurs... and then this LEGO set. Welcome to Jurassic Park. It has been 26 years since the iconic film was released in theaters and now there is finally ...
18:16, 07/03/2019

Lego marketing chief says challenge with online ads is that so much content is 'damaging' to kids Lego CMO Julia Goldin said the company focuses some YouTube advertising on adults because the company has concerns about kids' privacy on the site....
14:32, 06/21/2019

Madame Tussauds owner Merlin to be bought by Lego family and Blackstone Madame Tussauds owner Merlin Entertainments is to be acquired by the investment vehicle of Lego's founding family and private equity firm Blackstone Group LP in a deal valuing the company and its debt at nearly £6 billion ($7.6 billion)....
23:32, 06/27/2019

'LEGO Star Wars Battles' is a competitive strategy game for mobile The upcoming LEGO Star Wars Battles is a real-time competitive jam for mobile. While most LEGO games are tied to a specific platform and based on adventures, this title breaks the mold. Anyone with iOS or Android will be able to battle, in real-time,...
14:48, 09/03/2019

New 'Harry Potter' Lego sets featuring Triwizard Tournament, Hagrid's Hut announced Lego has announced that new "Harry Potter" sets depicting scenes from the Triwizard Tournament and locations such as Hagrid's Hut will arrive on Aug. 1....
07:00, 04/29/2019

Stranger Things Lego: Superfans queue for over 12 hours to get their hands on special edition set Lego superfans queued for more than 12 hours to get their hands on a Stranger Things special edition set following a late-night launch at the London flagship store....
03:16, 05/15/2019

Massive Lego National Cathedral built with Vader, drones, Harry Potter wands The inside of the Bethlehem Chapel replica, which is a small chapel in the basement of the cathedral. It is nearly complete except for the vaulted ceilings. WASHINGTON, DC—As millions of dollars in donations s...
11:48, 05/11/2019

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga will collect all nine movies into one family-friendly game Star Wars fans are already getting a big name game in the form of Star Wars Jedi: The Fallen Order. But, for anyone that wants to relive all the adventures from Episode I to Episode IX, there may be only one game to combine them all. Lego Star Wars: ...
19:16, 06/09/2019

Wednesday's Best Deals: $120 Surround Sound, Kate Spade Surprise Sale, LEGO Saturn V Apollo, and More A Kyoku Daimyo 8” Damascus Chef’s Knife, a Surprise Sale at Kate Spade, and LEGO Saturn V Apollo lead off Wednesday’s best deals from around the web....
08:49, 09/18/2019

The E.U.’s Far Right Struggles to Govern It’s a big moment for Europe’s most ambitious populists. They hope that elections for the European Parliament will give them the boost they need to extend their political momentum across the E.U. But in Austria they got off to a rough sta...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Lego offers a 'Central Perk' set to celebrate Friends 25th anniversary Lego announced Thursday a new 'Central Perk' set for the 25th anniversary of the 90s sitcom 'Friends that will hit stores Sept. 1.       ...
03:48, 08/09/2019

The 4,784-Piece Lego Star Wars UCS Imperial Star Destroyer Makes Me Want to Root for the Empire As with the 2017 Ultimate Collector Series Millennium Falcon which was an update to a smaller set in 2007, Lego’s new UCS Imperial Star Destroyer is a new version of a model released back in 2002. But at 4,784-pieces it’s over 1,500 pieces larger and...
10:16, 09/05/2019

Red Cross struggles to contain ebola in DRC One of the biggest challenges faced in controlling the spread of Ebola from DRC to Uganda is the porous nature of the border between the two nations.        ...
09:00, 07/18/2019

The Friends Lego set comes with Gunther, for all you weird Gunther fans Lego still makes a lot of sets that are specifically targeted to kids, but over the last few years it has found a way to connect to grown-up Lego fans with pricier sets that pay homage to movies and TV shows that kids might not have any particular fo...
13:16, 08/08/2019

India struggles with religious lynchings A cow-related lynching in the state of Jharkhand was not prosecuted by police and went unnoticed by the public. The incident has become a symbol of the Indian government's inept handling of religious hate crimes...
10:48, 08/08/2019

GameStop Rises but Struggles to Score Shares of the videogame retailer jumped more than 8% on Monday, on track for its best daily performance since January, after saying it would buy back as many as 12 million of its own shares starting on Tuesday....
10:32, 06/10/2019

Yankees believe 3 factors could be cause of Tanaka’s struggles BOSTON — The Yankees are trying to figure out how to fix Masahiro Tanaka after another terrible outing against the Red Sox — the latest red flag in what has becoming a growing concern for the rotation. So far they haven’t come to a conclusion, but ac...
07:16, 07/27/2019

Koepka struggles; holds off Johnson for PGA win Brooks Koepka finished with a 4-over 74 Sunday to win the PGA Championship by two strokes over Dustin Johnson. Koepka claimed his fourth major title with the victory....
16:48, 05/19/2019

She’s Gotta Have It struggles without its source material The first season of She’s Gotta Have It did a pretty good job of staying true to Spike Lee’s 1986 film while giving us a Nola Darling (DeWanda Wise) for the modern age. In its second season, the show creates its own narrative by diving into Nola’s ca...
20:16, 05/24/2019

Mexico struggles to contain police uprising Angry about a proposed merger with the new National Guard that would cut their pay and benefits, federal police officers have threatened a nationwide strike....
16:32, 07/04/2019

The Morning After: The struggles of Formula 1's underdogs Welcome to your weekend. Work email is off and it's time to enjoy the summer weekend. Maybe that'll include a new pair of wireless noise-canceling headphones from Bose, maybe it'll include applying for some free money from Google. You ...
09:32, 08/17/2019

Tiger struggles to opening 78 at The Open Tiger Woods arrived at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland this week admitting his game was not as sharp as he would like entering the final major of the year....
22:00, 07/18/2019

Leon Bridges opens up about his struggles with fame With his gorgeous voice and classic soul sound, Leon Bridges rose to stardom in no time — and that's when the problems started. He opens up to Samuel Fishwick about his struggles with alcohol, confidence and being true to himself...
04:48, 08/01/2019

Amazon Struggles to Advance in Videogame Industry Amazon.com laid off several dozen employees from its division that develops videogames, as the tech giant has struggled to produce a hit and make inroads in the industry....
05:48, 06/17/2019

'I'm an American': Deported adoptee struggles in Brazil Paul Fernando Schreiner paces around a sparsely furnished room, swatting mosquitoes from his arms and neck as he wonders if today will be any different from all the others....
22:16, 06/04/2019

West Africa struggles with rise in pollution Every year around the world, almost 8 million people die prematurely as a result of air pollution. The air quality in Europe is well monitored, but there is an urgent need for concrete data on pollution in West Africa....
12:16, 08/09/2019

Pentagon still struggles with military kid sex assault cases The Defense Department is rolling out big changes to how it responds when the children of service members sexually assault each other — and the rollout has been uneven. Tens of thousands of military kids live and go to school on U.S. bases worldwide....
23:48, 06/11/2019

Pakistan struggles to save pangolins from poachers Despite efforts of local conservationists, demand from China for scales, meat and traditional medicine has made the endangered pangolin the world's most trafficked animal....
08:32, 06/20/2019

Nats GM says manager Martinez safe for now despite struggles WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo says second-year manager Dave Martinez’s job is safe for now despite Washington’s sluggish start to the season. The Nationals have lost five straight and entered Friday at 19-31, bett...
18:16, 05/24/2019

At P.G.A. Championship, It’s Thumbs-Up for Phil Mickelson Despite Struggles Mickelson had said on a video that, “As the putts go down, the thumbs are coming up.” He finished six over par on the day but still savored the crowd’s support....
20:16, 05/18/2019

Ukraine eyes Olympic bid despite economic struggles Ukraine's new president has asked officials to consider a bid to host the Olympics, even with the economy still recovering from years of turmoil       ...
09:32, 07/16/2019

For Trump, a ‘very big event’ in Japan that he struggles to explain The U.S. promoter in chief has avoided details about the historic succession of Emperor Naruhito and appeared most excited about his own role as he heads to Tokyo....
09:32, 05/24/2019

Sánchez Struggles to Assemble New Government in Spain Three months after winning national elections, Spain’s Socialist leader faces a difficult task in forming a coalition. Failure will mean new elections....
11:48, 07/22/2019

Politicians admit mental health struggles Presidential candidate Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., and Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., recently delivered confessions that are rare for members of Congress: They once struggled with and were treated for mental health conditions, he for post-traumatic stres...
02:00, 06/14/2019

Social democracy's struggles and successes in Europe Germany's SPD isn't the only party of social democrats currently struggling in Europe. But while some suffer even more, others are ascendant. DW looks at the ups and downs of Europe's left-leaning parties....
17:48, 06/10/2019

'How can she have HIV?':Pakistan town struggles with surge in infections Doctors in a town in Pakistan are struggling to cope with a surge in patients infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, with nearly 700 cases since April, most of them children....
10:32, 05/31/2019

Mumbai struggles to cope with crumbling infrastructure Recent building collapses are a sign of how worn out and vulnerable the physical infrastructure in India's financial capital has become. Poor safety standards and planning, as well as overpopulation, are to blame....
10:32, 07/25/2019

The Bachelorette's Hannah Brown Struggles With One Big Misconception About Her Don't let that one toast and that somewhat disastrous After the Final Rose performance fool you, Hannah Brown knows how to speak her mind. That's the biggest misconception the......
17:48, 05/17/2019

Vinatieri's struggles give Irsay cause for 'concern' The Colt's kicking struggles are officially "a concern." Owner Jim Irsay said the team brass has to come together to "figure out where we're at" after kicker Adam Vinatieri missed two extra-point kicks in Indianapolis' 19-17 win over the Titans on Su...
19:16, 09/15/2019

Even Justin Wilson is bit by Mets’ bullpen struggles As the Mets shuffled through nearly every possible bullpen option in an attempt to contain the Phillies on Sunday, the hope was that Justin Wilson could continue his recent stretch of solid outings. But Wilson — like the rest of the bullpen — struggl...
10:00, 09/09/2019

Giants’ DeAndre Baker can’t hide from struggles DeAndre Baker had spoken with such confidence this past week, days after his indoctrination into the NFL had gone so poorly in Dallas in the season opener. “My confidence is way higher now than going into the first game,’’ the rookie cornerback told ...
02:16, 09/16/2019

Cairo candles workshop struggles to survive In a rudimentary workshop in Cairo, Haj Mohamed Hussein uses a simple method to produce candles for different occasions. It earns him a humble living - but he worries the profession may be dying out....
18:00, 08/29/2019

Pliskova Struggles Through While Nishikori Cruises At US Open Karolina Pliskova struggled into the second round of the US Open on Monday while 2014 runner-up Kei Nishikori of Japan needed only 47 minutes to advance....
13:00, 08/26/2019

Hannah Brown Won't Ever Be Shy About Her Struggles, Even on Dancing With the Stars Hannah Brown left The Bachelorette process a changed woman, and despite the heartache and headlines, she said it was all worth it. "Being The Bachelorette did not end the way I......
00:00, 08/22/2019

Trubisky: Struggles not tied to preseason inaction Mitchell Trubisky said a lack of preseason action wasn't why he struggled in the Bears' season-opening loss to Green Bay on Thursday night, with coach Matt Nagy saying he didn't do enough in terms of playcalling to help out his quarterback....
04:16, 09/06/2019

DealBook Briefing: Why WeWork’s I.P.O. Struggles Could Hurt The co-working company had been counting on public-market investors to finance its global expansion. Any shrinking or delay of its public offering would be a body blow....
21:16, 09/06/2019

Ease Bedtime Struggles With a Wind-Down Period Sometimes, kids just aren’t interested in going to bed. You know they’re tired (they swear they’re not), you most certainly are tired (they sense your weakness), and you don’t want to fight this same battle yet again....
13:16, 09/06/2019

Mariners vs. White Sox: Starters’ struggles will lead to Over The Mariners enter Friday’s contest with the White Sox the second-best team in MLB for going Over the total this season, and have one of the top Over pitchers going on Friday in Seattle. Yusei Kikuchi has seen 19 of his 29 of his starts go Over, alon...
16:32, 09/13/2019

Brian Cashman: Pitching struggles won’t force me into bad trade BOSTON — If nothing else, the past week has reinforced the Yankees’ need for starting-pitching help, as each starter was smacked around over the last turn of the rotation. General manager Brian Cashman acknowledged Friday the Yankees have hit “a bad ...
19:00, 07/26/2019

Google Struggles to Attract Paying Music Subscribers Google’s subscription music services are struggling to grow, almost a year into a revamp of its flagship YouTube Music, according to people with knowledge of its user numbers....
12:32, 05/08/2019

Camila Cabello Gets Real About Her Struggles With Anxiety: ''I've Changed So Much'' Camila Cabello might seem like the life of the party, especially after dropping a club banger with rumored boyfriend Shawn Mendes, but that's not entirely the case. The 22-year-old......
21:48, 07/21/2019

Aaron Judge’s struggles at Fenway Park reach a new low BOSTON — Aaron Judge likely wouldn’t mind playing more road games against the Red Sox in London. The right fielder’s woes at Fenway Park have continued this season, as Judge has put up some of the worst numbers of his career against the Yankees’ riva...
05:16, 07/28/2019

Nerveless Verstappen excels in the rain; Mercedes struggles The wetter and wilder the German Grand Prix became, the more it suited Max Verstappen's nerveless driving        ...
22:16, 07/28/2019

| Federer struggles, Djokovic, Nadal cruise in Rome Roger Federer saved two match points to advance to the quarter-finals of the Italian Open as Rafael Nadal and top seed Novak Djokovic raced through in straight sets....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Jeurys Familia feeling helpless amid struggles: ‘Nothing I can do’ PHOENIX — Jeurys Familia spent much of Sunday’s pregame of a 7-1 loss to the Diamondbacks staring into a computer screen at his most recent body of work. But within the computer, answers were lacking. “Everything looked the same for me,” Familia said...
23:00, 06/02/2019

Brazil struggles through President Jair Bolsonaro's first six months Congress blocks his plans, his policies are not implemented and his Cabinet is in disarray. Clearly Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro cannot govern. And it seems he doesn't even care to try....
20:16, 06/30/2019

Reds vs. Pirates: Jordan Lyles’ struggles will continue If you ask Pirates starting pitcher Jordan Lyles for his favorite month, he likely won’t say July, as his teams are 0-18 in his past 18 starts in the month of July. He will look to buck that trend along with a bunch of career post All-Star Game strug...
10:16, 07/29/2019

House of Hohenzollern struggles to make restitution claims Since the last German emperor, Kaiser Wilhelm II, unceremoniously abdicated in 1918, the heirs of the Prussian royals have been trying to regain properties and riches expropriated after both wars. But it's complicated....
05:48, 07/19/2019

Joe Biden struggles to keep his teeth in his mouth during Democratic debate Joe Biden may have been biting off more than he could chew in a bizarre moment during Thursday night’s Democratic debate — which some claimed was his attempt to rein in his falling teeth. The gaffe-prone 76-year-old was asked why voters should ...
12:01, 09/13/2019

Schoolgirls for sale: why Tokyo struggles to stop the 'JK business' The persistent practice of paying underage girls for sex-related services, known in Japan as the ‘JK’ business, has seen charities step in where police have come up shortOn a humid Wednesday night the streets of Kabukicho, Tokyo’s most famous red lig...
06:32, 06/15/2019

Iraq Struggles to Bring Paramilitary Forces Into the Fold Tensions between the U.S. and Iran are complicating the Iraqi prime minister’s efforts to bring the country’s paramilitary forces under government control, including several militias with close links to Tehran....
03:32, 07/26/2019

GLOW season 3 leaps into action, but struggles to keep up the momentum No show is quite as determined to start things off on the right foot as GLOW—from the solid pilot in 2017 to the exceptional reintroduction to these gorgeous ladies of wrestling in 2018, the series keeps upping its premiere game. The third season ope...
17:48, 07/22/2019

Haas won't design 2020 car to fit Pirelli tyres despite struggles Haas will not design its 2020 Formula 1 car to "fit the tyres" despite its struggles this season, because Pirelli 'promised' next year's compounds will have a wider working window...
10:00, 07/23/2019

In Iran, economic struggles trump fears of US confrontation TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Battered by U.S. sanctions and its depreciating rial currency, Iran’s 80 million people struggle to buy meat, medicine and other staples of daily life. Now they wonder aloud about America’s intentions as it sends an ai...
23:00, 05/18/2019

Japan's Tepco struggles to restore power after typhoon Japanese utility Tokyo Electric Power said on Wednesday it won't be able to restore electricity to all the homes lacking power after Typhoon Faxai until Friday or later, with media saying at least two people had died because they had no power....
10:48, 09/11/2019

Struggles of transport stocks transmit caution to market Add this to worries about Wall Street: The index of planes, trains and trucking companies, considered an important stock barometer of the U.S. economy's health, is struggling....
03:00, 06/01/2019

Old habits die hard: Saudi Arabia struggles to end oil addiction When Saudi Aramco was on the verge of a deal last year to buy a stake in an Indian oil refinery, its boss quickly boarded a company jet in Paris and flew to New Delhi....
01:00, 07/25/2019

Ugandan mum of multiple quadruplets struggles to provide for 38 kids Mariam Nabatanzi gave birth to twins a year after she was married off at the age of 12. Five more sets of twins followed - along with four sets of triplets and five sets of quadruplets....
20:32, 04/28/2019

AP Exclusive: UN health agency struggles with travel abuses LONDON (AP) — Internal documents obtained by The Associated Press show the World Health Organization spent nearly $192 million on travel last year, with some staffers breaking the agency’s own rules by flying in business class, booking expensiv...
06:16, 05/20/2019

Texas struggles to keep pace as thirst for water intensifies DALLAS (AP) — Texas officials are struggling to ensure that they can sate everyone’s thirst as about 1,000 people arrive each day in a state where prolonged drought is a regular occurrence. Indications that the state’s water infrastructur...
11:00, 06/01/2019

Game of Thrones' Struggles in Its Final Season Weren't Exactly New In our review of Game of Thrones season 8, we look back on the final season of the world's greatest TV show as a whole - and where it all went wrong for the HBO series....
07:16, 05/20/2019

How Tiger Woods plans to move on from his US Open struggles PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — The look on Tiger Woods’ face for the four hours he lumbered around Pebble Beach on Sunday in his U.S. Open final round said it all: He looked defeated and devoid of energy. Woods began the day even-par through the first three ...
19:48, 06/16/2019

Watch: Cam Newton struggles in Panthers loss to Buccaneers Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton completed fewer than half of his passes and failed to throw a touchdown in a loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Thursday night....
05:49, 09/13/2019

Hong Kong airport struggles to reopen after protests One of the world’s busiest airports was struggling to reopen the morning after thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators crowded into Hong Kong’s main terminal and forced flight cancellations...
20:32, 08/12/2019

Honduras's Leader Struggles With Ills That Drive Migration The president of Honduras, who the U.S. is counting on to stem a surge of migrants fleeing the impoverished, violence-ridden country, is facing street protests and corruption allegations that make it harder to convince people to stay....
03:16, 06/24/2019

Wall Street struggles for direction ahead of G20 summit Wall Street struggled for direction on Monday as gains by technology companies were blunted by losses in the healthcare sector, while investors looked to U.S. President Donald Trump's meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the G20 summit ...
12:16, 06/24/2019

The Parental Struggles In 2018’s God Of War Echoed Those Of The People Making It “A lot of this performance is a love letter to my kids and it’s an apology,” says voice actor Christopher Judge in a new in-house documentary about the making of the PlayStation 4 hit God of War. Judge played the game’s lead character, Kratos, and wh...
14:48, 05/10/2019

As Barneys struggles, fashion vendors try on alternative channels When fashion label Prada started demanding greater control over shop floor arrangements in U.S. department stores, Barneys New York, now mired in bankruptcy proceedings, was one of the few with enough swagger to resist....
05:32, 08/13/2019

Ex-Met Jason Vargas struggles as Phillies fall to Diamondbacks Jason Vargas is still helping the Mets, even though he’s no longer with the team. The former Mets starter, who was traded to Philadelphia before the trade deadline, allowed four runs in five innings in the Phillies’ 6-1 loss to the Diamon...
04:16, 08/08/2019

Stuck between the past and present, Legion struggles toward its conclusion “You should never have come.” This is the magic phrase, the utterance Farouk says held the power to his overthrow of the previous tyrant, the words that can transform the world. They’re a warning to Xavier as he travels to Morocco, uttered by the mal...
05:48, 08/06/2019

Triple amputee Army vet uses surfing to get through struggles: 'It's changed everything for me' Jose Martinez makes a six-hour drive down the Southern California coast to go surfing in San Diego and says even though he has struggled a bit throughout his life, he’s never been happier....
08:00, 05/22/2019

Israel's Left Struggles for Traction in Bid to Topple Netanyahu Ehud Barak, the last prime minister from Israel’s Labor Party, has returned to politics in an alliance that wants to lead the resurrection of the Israeli left....
12:16, 08/03/2019

Despite Facebook's struggles, one important contingent remains loyal The number of small businesses who buy Facebook ads remains unchanged, meaning the company's struggles and the threat of government regulation has not hurt Main Street's ad spend, the second-quarter CNBC|SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey f...
14:48, 05/08/2019

'Struggles in turbulent air' caused BMW's BTCC form dip - Jordan British Touring Car Championship driver Andrew Jordan has blamed 'struggles in turbulent air' for his and points-leading team-mate Colin Turkington's sudden drop off in results at Thruxton last weekend...
13:00, 08/21/2019

Airbus launches new long-range jet as Boeing struggles Airbus has launched a new long-range jet at the start of the Paris Air Show as main rival Boeing continues to face questions over the crisis for its 737 MAX fleet....
06:32, 06/17/2019

Leclerc emerging as Ferrari No. 1 driver as Vettel struggles While four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel continues to struggle, his young teammate Charles Leclerc is emerging as Ferrari's No. 1 driver        ...
19:32, 09/01/2019

Tunisia Votes for a President as It Struggles to Build Democracy Its economy is lagging and there are threats to its security, but Tunisia still managed to hold a free presidential election. That makes it a regional anomaly....
04:48, 09/16/2019

Bangladesh struggles with worst outbreak of dengue fever Bangladesh is grappling with its worst outbreak of dengue fever, with hospitals packed with patients as the disease spreads rapidly in the densely-populated country....
21:16, 08/01/2019

James Paxton shakes off struggles as Yankees keep Red Sox reeling Those three straight knockouts by the Red Sox last week in Boston became more of a distant memory Friday night, as the Yankees opened another four-game series against their rivals with a 4-2 win in front of a sellout crowd in The Bronx. It was the Ya...
20:48, 08/02/2019

| 'Being Serena, it's a lot to carry': Williams struggles to 800th victory Serena Williams admitted the 'mother, champion, queen, goddess' logo which adorned her Roland Garros outfit was "a lot to carry, but so is being Serena"....
02:48, 05/28/2019

Tiger struggles early at PGA Championship, Koepka shares lead Tiger Woods mixed two double-bogeys with a birdie to sit six shots back of defending champion and early joint leader Brooks Koepka midway through his first round at the PGA Championship on Thursday....
11:16, 05/16/2019

Tiger Woods struggles out of the gate as US Open hopes fade PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Tiger Woods was hoping to post a low number in the third round of the U.S. Open on Saturday and put early pressure on the leaders. That didn’t happen. Woods ruined his round as soon as it began, taking bogey on two of the first...
22:00, 06/15/2019

The long road: Hong Kong's democratic struggles since 1997 On July 1, 1997, Tung Chee-Hwa, the first chief executive of Hong Kong, declared, "For the first time in history, we, the people of Hong Kong, will be master of our own destiny."...
04:32, 06/12/2019

AMD and Nvidia on the rise, while Intel struggles in latest Steam survey The latest Steam Hardware and Software survey has been released, giving us a glimpse of the what kind of hardware PC gamers are using – and it seems AMD and Nvidia have a lot to be a happy about, though the picture is less rosy for Intel.Earli...
04:48, 09/06/2019

Qualcomm-Samsung axis brings 5G to the masses as Huawei struggles Qualcomm Inc promised on Friday to bring 5G mobile phones to the masses with a high-end modem and said its chips would also power mid-price devices hitting the market next year....
17:48, 09/06/2019

Argentina has asked for more time to pay its debts as it struggles to avoid another default Standard & Poor's announced Thursday it had slashed Argentina's long-term credit rating by three notches into the deepest area of junk debt....
06:32, 08/30/2019

Spain struggles to regulate renewable energy gold rush Spanish authorities fear that a speculative rush threatens to hold back the development of renewable energy, saying coveted rights to connect to the national power grid are being secured with the sole aim of selling them on for a profit....
02:48, 07/19/2019

YouTuber Etika Reported Missing Following Mental Health Struggles Gaming YouTuber Desmond “Etika” Amofah has been missing for over 36 hours, the New York Police Department reports. His disappearance comes at the end of a long and public battle with mental health that, on Wednesday night, culminated in an eight-minu...
11:48, 06/21/2019

Amid early struggles, Bolsonaro’s supporters call for demos RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After five months in office, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is battling an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings. The stumbling start for the far-right leader who r...
23:00, 05/25/2019

Amid early struggles, Bolsonaro's supporters call for demos After five months in office, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is battling an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings....
02:16, 05/26/2019

UK PM Boris Johnson denies lying to queen as he struggles to get Brexit done U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday denied lying to Queen Elizabeth II over the advice he gave her about a bill suspending Parliament -- as he struggles to find a way to complete Britain’s departure from the E.U. amid a coordinated oppositi...
17:32, 09/12/2019

Federer-Nadal, Serena's struggles among French Open takeaways What did we learn over the past two weeks at Roland Garros? The Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal rivalry remains the gold standard, Serena Williams needs a shakeup and more....
07:32, 06/11/2019

Japan's Tepco struggles to restore power after typhoon as two die -media Japanese utility Tokyo Electric Power is struggling to restore power to nearly half a million homes after outages caused by Typhoon Faxai, while at least two people have died because of a lack of electricity, media said on Wednesday....
23:01, 09/10/2019

Bank of Mexico Cuts Interest Rates as Economy Struggles The Bank of Mexico lowered interest rates Thursday for the first time in more than five years in a split vote, citing slowing economic growth, lower inflation and a decline in debt yields in Mexico and abroad....
16:00, 08/15/2019

Racing Point Formula 1 struggles a Force India 'legacy' Racing Point's enduring struggles in the 2019 Formula 1 season are a "bit of a legacy" of its financial difficulties in its former Force India identity...
05:16, 07/05/2019

Billie Eilish Gets Candid About Her Own Mental Health Struggles in Emotional PSA Billie Eilish is "still trying to learn" how to prioritize her mental health. It's no surprise that the singer is an open book when it comes to her mental health. Fans......
17:16, 05/22/2019

Trump's Venezuela struggles draw comparison to Obama's with Syria Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro’s reliance on U.S. adversaries to defy President Trump’s call for his ouster is drawing comparisons to the Syrian civil war....
13:00, 05/04/2019

Israel moves towards new vote as Netanyahu struggles to form government Israel moved closer towards a new election on Monday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's efforts to form a government after last month's national ballot remained deadlocked....
11:48, 05/27/2019

Phil Neville struggles with handball minefield after England VAR nightmare • England manager: ‘I don’t know where the game is going’• Ellen White’s goal against Sweden disallowed for handballGiven Phil Neville’s growing vexation with the new zero-tolerance handball rules it is perhaps appropriate that England’s World Cup ca...
15:16, 07/07/2019

Border Patrol struggles with migrant surge, lacks strategy A continuing migrant surge on the southern border has overwhelmed detention facilities and left Border Patrol scrambling to devise strategies about how to release asylum seekers....
01:16, 05/28/2019

Revolution stalled? Bernie Sanders struggles against a double bind. In the 2020 race, some voters question the senator from Vermont’s message, and others the messenger as the campaign strains to attract new supporters....
17:00, 05/29/2019

Why Robinson Cano’s struggles won’t change Mets batting order PHILADELPHIA — Robinson Cano keeps getting the keys to the three-hole in the Mets’ lineup, even as he’s stuck in reverse. The 36-year-old second baseman was back in his regular spot Tuesday night, despite having the lowest batting average (.223) and ...
17:32, 06/25/2019

Tim Tebow hits first Triple-A home run following early season struggles Tim Tebow hit his first homerun Sunday in the top rung of minor league baseball for the Syracuse Mets as he started off the season struggling to find his stroke....
10:00, 05/20/2019

AP PHOTOS: Nepal’s painter caste struggles to save dying art AP PHOTOS: Nepal’s artistic caste struggles to save their dying art of painting Hindu gods as the younger generation leaves for work and school and traditional art forms are replaced by modern printing...
18:32, 08/28/2019

35st mum fears she'll die young but struggles to ditch 4,000 calorie-a-day diet A MUM spoke about her weight concerns on 5Star documentary, Eating Ourselves to Death. The diabetic parent worries she will die young due to her 35st bulk....
07:00, 06/25/2019

Netanyahu struggles to form government amid talk of new election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu embarked on Sunday on what he termed a "final effort" to break a deadlock on forming a governing coalition ahead of a Wednesday deadline for a deal....
10:00, 05/26/2019

On This Day: Floyd Mayweather thrashes Carlos Gerena but struggles for attention Floyd Mayweather looks superb but can only attract 2,072 fans, Claude Abrams wrote in the original fight report from the Mandalay Bay on September 11, 1999 The post On This Day: Floyd Mayweather thrashes Carlos Gerena but struggles for attention appe...
16:48, 09/11/2019

Edwin Diaz’s struggles have Mets bullpen in crisis mode LOS ANGELES — It is not yet panic time, but it’s getting closer for Edwin Diaz and the Mets. Brodie Van Wagenen mortgaged a part of the team’s future to bring in the closer from Seattle, the AL Reliever of the Year last year who piled up 57 saves and...
22:00, 05/30/2019

Juventus struggles in Sarri's touchline debut at Fiorentina Maurizio Sarri had a disappointing touchline debut with Juventus in a 0-0 draw at Fiorentina as the eight-time defending champion dropped its first points of the Serie A season.       ...
12:32, 09/14/2019

New York Jets K Chandler Catanzaro retires after camp struggles New York Jets veteran kicker Chandler Catanzaro is retiring from the NFL after struggling in training camp and the team's preseason opener against the New York Giants....
05:32, 08/13/2019

Waning of American Power? Trump Struggles With an Asia in Crisis The Trump administration has taken a hands-off approach to conflicts — from Kashmir to Hong Kong to the rivalry between Japan and South Korea — as Asian officials escalate the battles....
19:00, 08/13/2019

Bella Thorne shares her own personal struggles in book of poetry The actress' latest project is a collection of poetry called "The Life of a Wannabe Mogul: Mental Disarray Vol. 1.”        ...
12:16, 07/24/2019

For Mother's Day, Trump-supporting moms talk about their struggles, experiences Many American moms have thrown their support behind President Donald Trump -- some publicly -- and have experienced the challenges that come with that....
18:00, 05/12/2019

Cloudera Struggles Highlight Rapid Rise of Public Cloud Cloudera Inc., an early player in the open-source software framework Hadoop, saw its shares plummet this week on news that Chief Executive Tom Reilly was stepping down July 31....
15:48, 06/07/2019

As Hong Kong Struggles for Its Identity, Protesters Look to a Jailed 28-Year-Old A call to “Retake Hong Kong,” coined by the jailed activist Edward Leung, galvanized a generation and put it on a collision course with China’s Communist Party....
11:00, 08/14/2019

Wall St. struggles for direction as crucial trade talks loom U.S. stocks flitted between gains and losses on Wednesday, as investors digested a mixed flow of news on trade, ahead of a critical round of talks between the United States and China....
09:32, 05/08/2019

Why Anne Hathaway and So Many Other Famous Women Are Opening Up About Their Fertility Struggles Few things are more personal than family planning, and few things can make a person feel more alone than when those plans go to hell. And perhaps nothing feels worse than when people keep......
07:48, 07/25/2019

In a Troubled Arab World, Tunisia Struggles to Build Its Democracy Its economy is lagging and there are threats to its security, but Tunisia still managed to hold a free presidential election. That makes it a regional anomaly....
17:16, 09/15/2019

Hamilton takes pole position at German GP; Ferrari struggles Lewis Hamilton takes pole position for the German Grand Prix as Sebastian Vettel's miserable form continues for Ferrari       ...
08:16, 07/27/2019

Samsung cuts production in China as local struggles continue Samsung has been struggling in the Chinese smartphone market for quite some time. In fact, around six months ago the company shut down one of its factories in the region. Now, suggesting things have improved little, Samsung has confirmed that its sca...
10:48, 06/05/2019

Padma Lakshmi's Post Captures The Struggles Of Every Indian Daughter Ever In a post shared on Wednesday, Padma Lakshmi captured the struggles of every Indian daughter who has had to learn cooking from her mother, rather than from recipe books....
06:32, 05/09/2019

"In The Beginning," Good Omens struggles to let its more heavenly elements shine There’s a question that inevitably dogs (or maybe that should be hellhounds?) the production of any TV or cinematic adaptation of a popular book: How close do you hew to the original text—i.e., the stuff that presumably got people in the door in the ...
10:32, 05/31/2019

Khartoum's Equestrian Club struggles amid Sudan upheaval For decades the Equestrian and Racing Club has given upper-crust Sudanese the chance to learn horse riding and watch horse racing in a shady compound set apart from the surrounding urban bustle of......
14:48, 08/09/2019

Japan struggles to convince older people to stop driving A new debate in Japan over the elderly getting behind the wheel has been provoked by a number of recent fatal accidents, including one that claimed the life of a mother and her young daughter....
08:48, 05/09/2019

How does so much plastic get into the sea? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsHow does so much plastic get into the sea? Is it dumped? Is it washed in? Does it blow in?Joanna...
14:48, 05/14/2019

Death toll rises to 22 as El Paso struggles to recover from mass shooting Residents of El Paso, Texas, tried to settle in to their new reality as victims' families struggled with losses after a mass shooting at a Walmart.        ...
16:16, 08/05/2019

Civic Body Struggles To Clean Waste After Guptas' Weddings In Uttarakhand The municipal corporation in Uttarakhand's Auli is facing the challenging task of cleaning up the wasteleft after the Rs 200 crore weddings of South Africa-based controversial Gupta family....
22:00, 06/23/2019

Ebola outbreak: Reporter struggles to ‘keep a distance’ as virus kills his people Djaffar Al Katanty, a camera operator from the Democratic Republic of Congo, has only been able to watch as his hometown has become the epicentre of the world's second worst recorded outbreak of the deadly virus. He describes the scene as watching p...
03:48, 07/04/2019

Domingo German struggles again as Yankees fall in Didi Gregorius’ return CLEVELAND — Even before Domingo German’s sensational start to the season began to unravel, the Yankees were interested in a rotation upgrade. They engaged Scott Boras, the agent for free agent Dallas Keuchel, but then watched as the left-hander becam...
20:48, 06/07/2019

Hitman Documentary Explores The Developers' Struggles, Triumphs, And Design Tricks YouTube channel NoClip’s multi-part documentary series on Hitman wrapped up this week. Over the course of four videos, series creator Danny O’Dwyer looked into how Hitman returned to its gameplay roots after 2012’s Absolution, how the breakup with Sq...
14:16, 08/09/2019

Bahamas struggles to cope with decomposing bodies, emotional trauma after Dorian The smell of death hung over parts of Great Abaco Island in the northern Bahamas on Friday, as relief workers sifted through the debris of shattered homes and buildings in a search expected to dramatically drive up the death toll from Hurricane Doria...
14:48, 09/06/2019

Xbox Boss On Microsoft’s Struggles With Game Quality And Efforts To Improve It Whatever the strengths of the Xbox platform, it’s long lagged behind Nintendo and Sony in terms of homegrown, exclusive video games. There have been highlights in its history and even some stellar games of late, such as last year’s Forza Horizon 4, b...
16:00, 06/21/2019

China's Growth Struggles Mount Amid Prolonged Trade Battle China reported a raft of weak economic data, adding to evidence that the world’s second-largest economy is slowing further as it remains locked in a trade war with the U.S....
11:00, 08/14/2019

Israel faces prospect of new elections as Netanyahu struggles to form government Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu needs Avigdor Liberman, his former defense minister with whom the Israeli leader has had a tempestuous history, to form a majority after coming out ahead in last month's elections....
09:32, 05/28/2019

See Jessica Simpson's Super Relatable Mommy Struggles and What She Calls the ''Joy of Postpartum'' When it comes to pregnancy and mommy struggles, Jessica Simpson always keeps it real. #Bless! Since giving birth in late March to her third child, a baby girl named Birdie Mae Johnson......
17:32, 05/09/2019

The kids aren't alright: Japan struggles to protect its most vulnerable children Miwa Moriya was 6 when social workers told her she was going to a Christmas party, but instead moved her into a group home for about 60 children in a small city in western Japan....
17:00, 05/23/2019

George Pell appeal: prosecutor struggles to answer judges' questions Christopher Boyce accidentally says victim’s name, which is suppressed, during Thursday’s hearingProsecutor Christopher Boyce struggled through questions from three judges presiding over the appeal of Cardinal George Pell, finding it difficult to ans...
06:00, 06/06/2019

Israel moves closer to new election as Netanyahu struggles to form government Israel moved toward a new election on Monday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's efforts to form a government following a national ballot just last month remained deadlocked....
09:48, 05/27/2019

As migrants languish in border facilities, Congress struggles to finalize emergency aid Congress and the White House were attempting to broker a deal over how to spend emergency aid to address the migrant surge as lawmakers, private companies and presidential candidates raised alarms about immigrants facing dangerous conditions along th...
16:48, 06/26/2019

Apple's iPhone sales fall 17% in first quarter as flagship product struggles Quarter marked another quarterly decline in profit and revenue as the company struggled to move beyond the iPhoneApple’s iPhone sales fell 17% in the first three months of the year as the company’s flagship product continued to struggle.The tech comp...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Steve Smith hits 76 as David Warner struggles on return to England • Pair return in World Cup warm-up game against West Indies• Australia win by seven wicketsSteve Smith marked his return to English soil with a typically assured half century – but there were contrasting fortunes for his Australia teammates David War...
13:48, 05/22/2019

As migrants languish in border facilities, U.S. Congress struggles to finalize emergency aid Congress and the White House were attempting to broker a deal over how to spend emergency aid to address the migrant surge as lawmakers, private companies and presidential candidates raised alarms about immigrants facing dangerous conditions along th...
19:32, 06/26/2019

As World Makes Gains Against Child Marriage, Nepal Struggles to Catch Up Nepal’s government is moving forward with a campaign to eradicate the practice, but the challenges are daunting, as activists say the marriages are increasing in some villages....
21:48, 06/06/2019

Israel Edges Toward Snap Elections as Netanyahu Struggles to Form Government Israel moved closer to snap polls as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu struggled to form a government from a fractious group of secular and religious parties after April’s elections....
07:32, 05/28/2019

After officiating drama dissipates, Warriors look supreme and James Harden struggles to see The Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets played Game 2 without histrionics or major confrontations, turning the focus back to basketball as the defending champs prevailed to take a commanding 2-0 series lead. Rubberneckers might have been left d...
04:00, 05/01/2019

'Curviest model ever' Hunter McGrady talks struggles of being a plus-size bride Hunter McGrady made headlines being the "curviest model ever" featured on Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue and now she's gracing another cover as its first plus-size model....
13:16, 09/05/2019

Hawaii’s Big Island struggles to recover a year after massive volcanic eruption LEILANI ESTATES, Hawaii — A year after a volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island rained lava and gases in one of its largest and most destructive eruptions in recorded history, people who lost their homes and farms in the disaster are still struggling to retu...
14:48, 05/03/2019

City On A Hill struggles to transcend the clichés of the Boston crime genre Three years ago, Seth Meyers skewered the proliferation of Beantown crime thrillers with a fake trailer for Boston Accent that nailed the tropes established in films like The Departed and The Town. That should have been a clear signal that future suc...
07:48, 06/14/2019

Tiger Woods struggles with old enemies of weather and bad back | Sean Ingle Winner at Augusta in April admitted his body is struggling with the legacy of all his back surgery as he signed for a seven-over 78 on the first day of the Open at Royal Portrush“It’s just the way it is,” said Tiger Woods softly. “And it’s just the w...
21:32, 07/18/2019

'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' struggles at box office with worst debut in franchise's history The 12th and final film in the 19-year-old “X-Men” franchise, the $200 million “Dark Phoenix,” bombed in its opening weekend, earning a franchise low of $33 million at the domestic box office....
16:48, 06/09/2019

Beyoncé details fitness struggles after having twins in new YouTube video Beyoncé revealed her fitness struggles after having twins in a new video she released on her YouTube channel.        ...
10:32, 07/25/2019

Kipchoge strides to fourth London Marathon title, as Farah struggles Imperious Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge led from start to finish to clinch his fourth London Marathon crown on Sunday, with Britain's Mo Farah unable to challenge the leaders down in fifth....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Kyler Murray’s second game struggles bring a snap clap problem Billy Beane would be thrilled with a 3-for-8 outing. Kliff Kingsbury will need more. Kyler Murray, the former first-round baseball pick whose Heisman Trophy campaign turned him into the No. 1 pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, had a dreadful second preseaso...
12:00, 08/16/2019

China Growth at Its Slowest Since 1992 as Beijing Struggles to Juice Economy China’s economic growth decelerated to its slowest pace in decades, weakened by trade tensions with the U.S. and businesses that held back from making big investments despite encouragement from Beijing....
22:16, 07/14/2019

Espargaro: Patience with Aprilia waning amid 2019 MotoGP struggles Aleix Espargaro says it is getting harder to remain motivated at Aprilia, after it failed to bring any new parts to the recent Misano test amid a difficult MotoGP season...
04:01, 09/13/2019

Amid Water Crisis, India Struggles With Monsoon Below "Normal" Baseline The weather department said today that it was set to cut estimates for average monsoon rainfall after decades of below-normal downpours, with climate change causing greater variations...
10:00, 07/22/2019

The Problem With Plastic Nothing exemplifies modernity like plastic. It’s cheap. It can be molded into all sorts of shapes and textures, dyed any color or be transparent. Unlike glass or ceramics, it can be flexible and durable, and it won’t rot or corrode like wood or metal...
13:16, 07/11/2019

We're Eating a Whole Lot of Plastic... Uh, Is That Bad? If you’re the type to get squeamish about the things you accidentally eat, you’re not going to like the new report released by the WWF (formerly known as the World Wildlife Fund) this Tuesday. According to the report, we might be eating a credit card...
18:32, 06/12/2019

Wall St Week Ahead-Struggles of transport stocks transmit caution to market Add this to worries about Wall Street: The index of planes, trains and trucking companies, considered an important stock barometer of the U.S. economy's health, is struggling....
17:48, 05/31/2019

Tyson Fury opens up about mental health struggles after reaching boxing's pinnacle Tyson Fury is one of boxing’s premier heavyweights but explained he was going through a dark time in his life after winning the unified title in 2015....
09:16, 06/10/2019

Why Ariana Grande Is "Finally" Able to "Enjoy" Her Tour Amid Mental Health Struggles With Ariana Grande, there's more than meets the eye. The chart-topping singer interacted with her 63 million Twitter followers on Tuesday where she answered questions about herself as......
18:48, 06/04/2019

NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace breaks down in tears discussing struggles on and off track NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace acknowledged going through some tough times before breaking down in tears during a media session at Kansas Speedway.        ...
22:48, 05/10/2019

CBS Sports reporter Amanda Balionis reveals emotional struggles and how she's coping CBS Sports golf and football reporter Amanda Balionis said she has seen a therapist and several doctors as she tries to cope with father's 2018 death.        ...
20:16, 08/17/2019

Joe Ross struggles in a loss to the Mets, forcing the Nationals to reexamine a difficult question Ross allows seven runs in a 7-3 loss to New York, and now Washington must consider whether it wants to explore other options in the final spot in the starting rotation....
17:48, 09/02/2019

O'Rourke struggles, Castro emerges and Warren avoids trouble in Democratic debate Ten Democrats took the stage in the first Democratic debate of the 2020 U.S. election campaign on Wednesday night, each trying to introduce themselves to millions of voters who will decide whether they should be president....
23:32, 06/26/2019

Wall Street Weekahead: Struggles of transport stocks transmit caution to market Add this to worries about Wall Street: The index of planes, trains and trucking companies, considered an important stock barometer of the U.S. economy's health, is struggling....
22:32, 06/01/2019

WRAPUP 2-As migrants languish in border facilities, U.S. Congress struggles to finalize emergency aid Congress and the White House were attempting to broker a deal over how to spend emergency aid to address the migrant surge as lawmakers, private companies and presidential candidates raised alarms about immigrants facing dangerous conditions along th...
18:32, 06/26/2019

Lisa Rinna says daughter's mental health struggles were caused by childhood infection Reality TV star Lisa Rinna said Monday that her daughter’s recently revealed struggles with mental health were triggered by an “extreme” infection during her childhood years. ...
10:32, 07/23/2019

WRAPUP 1-As migrants languish in border facilities, U.S. Congress struggles to finalize emergency aid Congress and the White House were attempting to broker a deal over how to spend emergency aid to address the migrant surge as lawmakers, private companies and presidential candidates raised alarms about immigrants facing dangerous conditions along th...
16:32, 06/26/2019

Adam Eaton: Actually, The Financial Struggles Of Minor League Players Are A Good Thing Kelyn Soong of Washington City Paper recently covered the lives of a couple players on the Nationals’ Triple-A affiliate: the Potomac Nationals. The story focuses on the financial difficulties that minor league ball players face while trying to chase...
16:48, 06/23/2019

Beyond Meat says it can supply any fast-food chain as Impossible Foods struggles with shortage As rival Impossible Foods deals with supply shortages of its plant-based burgers, Beyond Meat said Thursday that it has the capacity to take on any restaurant chain....
17:16, 06/06/2019

Bahamas Issues New Tropical Storm Warning as It Struggles to Recover From Hurricane Dorian (HIGH ROCK, Bahamas) — The government of the Bahamas has issued a tropical storm warning for several of its northwestern islands, which are still reeling from Hurricane Dorian. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says a tropical cyclone is expec...
16:32, 09/12/2019

Klobuchar struggles with questions on late-term abortions when pressed by Meghan McCain Minnesota Senator and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar struggled to answer questions about late-term abortions when pressed by "The View" co-host Meghan McCain on Friday. ...
14:16, 05/17/2019

Tiger Woods inconsistent, struggles en route to opening round 75 at Northern Trust Tiger Woods has cast a shadow of doubt over his outlook at both the Northern Trust and in the FedEx Cup Playoffs.       ...
12:48, 08/08/2019

India captain Virat Kohli 'surprised' by England's World Cup struggles – video India captain Virat Kohli says he is surprised at England’s struggles at the Cricket World Cup. Tournament hosts England face India on Sunday and New Zealand on Wednesday and must win both of those games to guarantee a place in the semi-finals. If th...
09:00, 06/29/2019

Stars vocal about their health struggles: Selma Blair, Lea Michele, Demi Lovato and more Selma Blair, Jane Fonda, Justin Bieber, Kristen Bell and more celebs have embraced their ongoing health issues and encouraged fans to do the same.        ...
09:32, 09/10/2019

Taylor Swift’s Feud With Scooter Braun Spotlights Musicians’ Struggles to Own Their Work Prince, Janet Jackson and Jay-Z all fought to control their master recordings. In a blog post about the sale of her former record label, Swift put her personal spin on the issue....
13:32, 07/01/2019

Dominic Smith on Jeff McNeil’s hot dog secret, crushing Yankees and sleep struggles Mets first baseman/outfielder Dominic Smith, in the midst of a breakout season, took a swing at some Q&A on the eve of the Citi Field leg of the Subway Series. Q: What do you remember about your first Subway Series? A: I hit my first home run in the ...
23:00, 07/01/2019

Stars vocal about their health struggles: Selma Blair, Kim Kardashian, Demi Lovato, more Selma Blair, Jane Fonda, Justin Bieber, Kristen Bell and more celebs have embraced their ongoing health issues and encouraged fans to do the same.        ...
00:00, 09/17/2019

Bandwagon rolls on as more Tories swing behind Boris Johnson... but Sajid Javid struggles Boris Johnson's bandwagon accelerated today as new backer Matt Hancock called round his supporters to get them to swing behind the former foreign secretary....
05:48, 06/17/2019

Lamar Odom returns to professional basketball after three years following overdose, health struggles Two-time NBA champion Lamar Odom is returning to basketball more than three years after being found unconscious at a Nevada brothel and nearly dying....
12:16, 05/03/2019

WATCH: 2020 Dem Steve Bullock struggles to name 'proudest' achievement as Montana governor Newly-minted 2020 candidate Steve Bullock had a very difficult time on Tuesday explaining what his "proudest" achievement was as the Democratic governor of Montana. ...
19:00, 05/14/2019

Berlin and Beyond: So over plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. It's time Germany joined the list, says DW's Tamsin Walker....
05:32, 07/03/2019

Men are lining up for plastic surgery like never before The face of plastic surgery has typically been female: pouty lips, a pert nose, taut skin. But as more and more Americans go under the knife, the gender scales are beginning to balance. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the numbe...
07:48, 06/05/2019

Yes, You Can Recycle Those Plastic Mailers Sort through your mail on any given day and it’s likely you’ve received a lot of waste—from junk mail to unnecessary packaging materials. Luckily, you can recycle some of those pesky plastic mailers and pretty easily, too....
07:00, 06/24/2019

What can music tell us about plastic pollution?  Electronic music duo Matmos made their latest album using sounds made from plastic waste, like trash bags and even a police riot shield. Plastic Anniversary draws our attention to the terror and beauty of the material.  ...
12:16, 09/02/2019

New plastic material can be recycled again and again We're drowning in plastics. That's why the world's brightest minds are trying to find a way we can effectively deal with plastic waste and make sure we don't add more in the coming years. Now, researchers from the US Department of...
10:00, 05/07/2019

'We just didn’t think about it': how did we let plastic bags get everywhere? They’re under our sinks, all over our streets, and filling the stomachs of dead whales. What can we do to stem the single-use scourge? Joan Shuttleworth has fond memories of her 1940s childhood in Orchard Park, near Buffalo. “When I was seven or eigh...
08:32, 06/09/2019

Zoo 4 You: Plastic Free EcoChallenge As a conservation organization the Reid Park Zoo is aware of the impacts humans have on wildlife everyday, so they decided to take part in the Plastic Free EcoChallenge this July. Jed Dodds has more in the video below. ...
23:16, 07/02/2019

I Tried to Get Plastic Out of My Beauty Routine I love makeup. The ugly truth, however, is that makeup is helping ruin the planet. Take a look at your makeup bag. What do you find? Plastic, plastic, and more plastic.Read more......
10:00, 06/13/2019

Northern Trust Open: Troy Merritt tops leaderboard; Tiger Woods struggles Troy Merritt tied the course record Thursday at Liberty National with a 9-under 62 to grab a one-shot lead over Dustin Johnson in The Northern Trust....
05:16, 08/09/2019

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19:00, 06/18/2019

Randy Travis opens up about childhood trauma, addiction struggles and the music industry in new memoir In his new memoir, Randy Travis is open about his experience with childhood trauma, his struggle with addiction and his brushes with the law.        ...
10:16, 06/05/2019

Iran's Quds force chief Soleimani says 'insane operations' are Israel's last struggles: tweet The chief of Iran's Quds force, Qassem Soleimani, reacting to an Israeli air strike in Syria and the crash of two Israeli drones in a Beirut suburb, tweeted on Sunday that "these were the last struggles" of Israel....
23:32, 08/25/2019

Tuskegee Airman recounts experience in World War II and the struggles faced by first African-American pilots Surrounding the 75th anniversary of D-Day, 94-year-old Tuskegee Airman Lt. Col. Harry Stewart appeared on "Fox & Friends" to discuss the significance of being one of the first African-American army pilots in World War II....
10:00, 06/07/2019

Rafael Nadal struggles to contain emotions after dramatic US Open final victory over Daniil Medvedev Rafael Nadal struggled to contain his emotions after a rollercoaster ride in the US Open final saw him overcame a defiant Daniil Medvedev in five sets....
11:32, 09/09/2019

Watch: Broncos' Emmanuel Sanders shines, 49ers' Jimmy Garoppolo struggles in preseason Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders looked great in his return from a torn Achilles while San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo struggled in a preseason clash at Broncos Stadium at Mile High....
13:00, 08/20/2019

Tiger Woods hints health, 'Father Time', is an issue after first round struggles at The Open: 'Just the way it's going to be' The Masters champion, a three-time winner on the links courses of the only major in Europe, shot a 7-over 78 on Thursday, his highest first-round score at the tournament and third-highest opening at any of the four biggest events in golf....
07:32, 07/19/2019

Nuclear waste, rising seas and Trump: Marshall Islands struggles to stay above water The Marshall Islands is literally struggling to stay above water but its President Hilda Heine told Reuters she had saved her breath rather than try to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump to hear its climate change message....
05:32, 06/21/2019

Plastic fantastic: the best fibreglass cars Matra Rancho We dive into the moulded world of resin bodywork to recall the memorably cool, quirky and in some cases oddly inspirational creations The chances are you won’t have heard of the Glasspar G2. It was 70 years ago that the American two-s...
02:00, 07/21/2019

Is Plastic Pollution Depriving Us of Oxygen? The plastic debris floating in the world’s oceans entangles wildlife, kills birds that swallow it mistaking it for food, and seeps into the food chain, showing up in fish that humans eat. A major threat to the ocean, this plastic pollution is e...
11:16, 06/20/2019

Did Nike Not Get the Memo on Plastic Beads? For the longest time, pockets of nothing but air were Nike’s secret to making comfortable shoes. But today the company revealed its new Joyride technology, which instead fills shoe soles with thousands of tiny foam beads. Nike promises the new design...
17:16, 07/25/2019

Your Bottled Water Probably Has Plastic In It. Should You Worry? Plastic contamination is rampant in bottled water. That was the unsettling conclusion of a study published last year in Frontiers in Chemistry that analyzed samples taken from 259 bottled waters sold in several countries and found that 93% of them co...
11:48, 05/29/2019

Plastic pollution: ‘I’m giving up. You probably should too’ – video After four years of leading volunteer beach cleans in the west of Wales, Alan Cookson is quitting because of the insurmountable plastic problem around Britain’s coastlines. We join him as he leads his last beach clean to find out why he believes we n...
15:00, 08/29/2019

The plastic we 'recycle' is actually horrible for the environment When you drop your plastic waste into the recycling bin, it most likely makes its way around the world, where it can pose a health and security risk to developing countries, according to a new Guardian report ....
10:48, 06/18/2019

'Plastic recycling is a myth': what really happens to your rubbish? You sort your recycling, leave it to be collected – and then what? From councils burning the lot to foreign landfill sites overflowing with British rubbish, Oliver Franklin-Wallis reports on a global waste crisisAn alarm sounds, the blockage is clear...
06:32, 08/17/2019

Whole Foods is ditching plastic straws This could be the last straw for Whole Foods customers. The supermarket chain announced on Monday that it’s eliminating plastic straws from all stores in the US, Canada and the UK beginning in July. Instead, shoppers at the bougie market’...
20:32, 05/20/2019

Whose fault is plastic waste in the ocean? Rich countries with good recycling infrastructure hold Southeast Asia responsible for plastic waste polluting the sea. A fact-check shows that's not fair....
09:48, 07/31/2019

See-through plastic pants are now considered ‘Pretty’ Remember when “festival style” meant flower crowns, fringe, diaphanous dresses and gladiator sandals? Clearly, those days are over. Pun intended: UK brand Pretty Little Thing has launched its latest festival-inspired line, and among the s...
06:16, 05/02/2019

How to End the Cycle of Throwaway Plastic Toys It’s everywhere. The cheap kazoo. Stings of Mardi Gras beads. Spider rings. Crazy straws. Magnifying glasses that just make things look blurry. Off-brand Slinkies. So many frisbees. Mini squirt guns that don’t actually squirt. I don’t buy a lot of pl...
15:32, 06/19/2019

Does the plastic housing of the Pixel 3a bother you? The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL were Google's first phones to sport wireless charging, a feature sorely missed on their predecessors, but now we are back to square one with the midrange Pixel 3a and 3a XL that are unapologetically plastic and need pluggin...
23:16, 05/17/2019

19 genius inventions that can stop us from using so much plastic Plastic can take anywhere between 400 and 1,000 years to degrade in a landfill. Now companies and individuals are coming up with sustainable products.       ...
06:48, 06/17/2019

5 brands doing their bit to combat the plastic problem As the issue of single-use plastic garners more media attention than ever before, brands are turning to eco-friendly alternative to fight the growing problem...
16:16, 07/12/2019

After bronze and iron, welcome to the plastic age, say scientists Plastic pollution has entered the fossil record, research showsPlastic pollution is being deposited into the fossil record, research has found, with contamination increasing exponentially since 1945.Scientists suggest the plastic layers could be used...
00:48, 09/05/2019

Plastic bag sales in England down by a third in last year Overall, sales of single-use bags by big supermarkets have fallen 90% since 5p charge introduced Shoppers’ use of plastic carrier bags in England has continued to fall following the introduction of the 5p charge, according to new figures. Sales of si...
05:48, 08/01/2019

Five ways to reduce plastic in the bathroom From bamboo toothbrushes to using refill options or your own containers, it’s not hard to change your ways“A bamboo toothbrush is the first swap I always suggest,” says Beth Noy, who founded the online shop Plastic Freedom in frustration at the lack ...
12:32, 07/14/2019

Kamala Harris wants to ban plastic straws California Sen. Kamala Harris endorsed banning plastic straws during CNN's climate change town hall forum on Wednesday but conceded that their paper counterparts leave much to be desired....
19:48, 09/04/2019

Lisa Rinna praises daughter Delilah Belle Hamlin for revealing mental health struggles "Thankfully we found the appropriate therapies and overtime she is doing much much better," Lisa Rinna said of daughter Delilah Belle Hamlin.        ...
15:32, 07/23/2019

Colts coach Frank Reich gives Adam Vinatieri full backing amid kicker's struggles NFL all-time leading scorer and 46-year-old Adam Vinatieri is holding onto his position with the Colts despite his struggles in the first two weeks.       ...
18:32, 09/16/2019

Guy Picks Up 2020 Toyota Supra From Dealer, Takes It Directly to the Drag Strip, Struggles for Grip The 2020 Toyota Supra just started hitting U.S. dealerships earlier this month, and despite the heavy markups, at least one car has been purchased. And, summarily, ripped down a 1/4 mile drag strip already. The results are good, but they could be a l...
17:16, 07/26/2019

Ohio State struggles after fast start as Justin Fields wins debut against Florida Atlantic Ohio State and Justin Fields started fast, but an inconsistent effort after a strong first quarter slowed the Buckeyes in a defeat of Florida Atlantic       ...
19:32, 08/31/2019

Fiat Chrysler falls 4% after Goldman initiates at sell, citing North American growth struggles Automaker Fiat Chrysler's stock fell by almost 5% in early morning trading Tuesday. The downturn came after Goldman Sachs revised the company's rating to sell citing problems with growth in North America a main reason for the change....
11:32, 07/16/2019

Global Q1 2019 market reports highlight Samsung and Apple's struggles, Huawei's incredible growth While foldable designs and 5G connectivity are widely expected to eventually bring back growth to the stagnant smartphone market, it shouldn't come as a big surprise to hear the industry's major players haven't done enough during 2019's first quarter...
03:32, 05/02/2019

Khloe Kardashian Talks Post-Baby Weight Loss Struggles After Reaching 203 Pounds While Pregnant Khloe Kardashian is getting real about her post-baby body. In this clip from this Sunday's season three premiere of Revenge Body With Khloe Kardashian, the Good American mogul sits......
13:48, 07/02/2019

Europe's plastic waste sent home in toxic row Europe’s sustainability practices are world-leading, but some believe that what has passed as recycling should actually be called liabilityshifting. DW spoke with an American who plans to change all that....
08:32, 06/13/2019

Scientists Say They've Cooked Up an Endlessly Recyclable Plastic Plastics aren’t recycled nearly as much as we’d like them to be, but a team from Berkeley Lab has developed a method to hopefully make that process easier. In a recently published study, these researches describe a new type of plastic that can be bro...
15:32, 05/07/2019

PM Picks Plastic From Waste Along With Garbage Workers In UP Prime Minister Narendra Modi sat with women who pick plastic from garbage and helped them out on Wednesday, in an event in Mathura in Uttar Pradesh. Images of the PM sitting on the ground with the......
02:16, 09/11/2019

Malaysia cracks down on imported plastic – video The Malaysian government says the country has become a dumping ground for rich nations as it announces it will send as much as 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to the countries it came from. Malaysia became the world's main destination for plastic ...
18:48, 05/29/2019

Uttar Pradesh Plastic Bag Ban Comes Into Force From Today The ban on plastic having thickness less than 50 microns will come into force in Uttar Pradesh from Sunday with a fine up to Rs 1 lakh and six months in jail for violators, according to a state......
12:00, 08/31/2019

Canada to start single-use plastic ban in 2021 Canada has announced that it will ban single-use plastic products such as straws and bags starting in 2021. The government said that plastic manufacturers would be held responsible for processing the waste....
17:48, 06/10/2019

Trump says 'we have bigger problems than plastic straws' MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump dismissed the notion that plastic straws are a threat, which environmentalists and liberal activists have claimed are a major factor in ocean pollution. Trump's 2020 reelection campaign has also be...
23:48, 07/19/2019

U.S. could be outlier if U.N. clinches plastic waste pact Countries are nearing agreement to tighten controls on trade in plastic waste, which would make it harder for leading exporter the United States to ship unsorted plastic to emerging Asian economies for disposal, campaigners said on Tuesday....
10:32, 05/07/2019

How Plastic Bottles Are Paying For School In Nigeria A school in Nigeria is accepting plastic bottles in lieu of school fees from parents. The Recycle Pay project allows parents to use plastic waste as currency to pay their children's school fees....
09:00, 06/13/2019

How melting plastic waste could heat homes Breakthrough means less pollution and lower greenhouse gas emissionsIt is a problem bedevilling households across the UK: what can we do with the mountains of food-spattered plastic waste left in our bins?Now a group of scientists say they have the a...
11:32, 07/20/2019

Zero-waste: The women in Asia who gave up plastic China, Indonesia and Vietnam are among the worst polluters for plastic waste being dumped in the ocean. Meet the women in those countries trying to change that....
19:00, 06/04/2019

German minister prepares law to ban plastic bags Germany plans a law to ban the use of plastic bags because voluntary agreements with retailers to curb usage have not yielded good enough results, Environment Minister Svenja Schulze said on Sunday....
00:32, 08/13/2019

In Indonesia, Trash As Payment For Tickets On 'Plastic Bus' Dozens of people clutching bags full of plastic bottles and disposable cups queue at a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian city of Surabaya -- where passengers can swap trash for travel tickets....
01:48, 08/09/2019

German minister calls for immediate ban on plastic bags The minister has proposed a ban in Germany similar to those in place in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda. Gerd Müller said that the issue was crucial to mankind's survival....
10:16, 05/10/2019

German environment minister calls for plastic bag ban Environment Minister Svenja Schulze has announced plans for a new law aiming to ban plastic bags and reduce plastic packaging. The Environment Ministry says there has been a 64% decline in plastic bag use since 2015....
04:32, 08/13/2019

UN: Plastic waste pact approved with US among few holdouts GENEVA (AP) — United Nations officials say nearly all of the world’s countries have agreed on a deal to better manage plastic waste, with the United States a notable exception. A “legally binding framework” that affects thousands of...
11:48, 05/10/2019

Mom wrapped daughter in plastic bag and left her in bushes to die A 29-year-old who wrapped her baby in plastic bags and left her to die after forcing an object down her throat to stop her crying has been convicted of murder....
13:48, 06/06/2019

180 countries — except US — agree to plastic waste agreement After 12 days of negotiations under the auspices of the United Nations, countries have agreed to treat plastic as hazardous waste. Germany is considering a ban that would go even further....
16:48, 05/10/2019

Landmark UN Plastic Waste Pact Gets Approved But Not By US A man guides a raft through a polluted canal littered with plastic bags and other garbage in Mumbai, India, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016. India is scheduled to deposit the ratification instruments of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change with the U.N. on Oct...
04:16, 05/11/2019

Deepest ever manned dive finds plastic bag US explorer Victor Vescovo discovered plastic trash on the seafloor while completing the deepest ocean dive ever recorded: 35,853 feet to the bottom of the Mariana Trench in the western Pacific....
08:32, 05/13/2019

Are Mini Shampoo Bottles the New Plastic Straw? The IHG hotel group plans to replace “bathroom miniatures” with bulk supplies across all of its 17 brands, including Holiday Inn and InterContinental....
22:16, 07/29/2019

Plastic pollution 'killing one person every 30 seconds' One person dies every 30 seconds in developing countries from diseases and illnesses caused by plastic pollution and uncollected rubbish, a new report has found....
03:33, 05/14/2019

Plastic is 'raining' on the Rocky Mountains, study says Plastic pollution has become an issue for the entire planet, affecting the global economy, marine life and posing health risks for us and our children. But a new study notes that plastic is actually "raining" down on the Rocky Mountains, having made ...
18:32, 08/14/2019

All hail the plastic Pixel! (poll results) There are barely any metal or plastic phones left in today's see of glass sandwich designs, so Google's new Pixel 3a midranger is a refreshing change of pace for some, with their durable bodies that you can just dust off when they hit the pavement. T...
04:00, 05/20/2019

Your pictures: share your photos on the theme of ‘plastic' Wherever you are in the world, this week we’d like to see your pictures on the theme ‘plastic’The next theme for our weekly photography assignment, published in print in the Observer New Review is ‘plastic’.Share your photos of what plastic means to ...
02:48, 06/16/2019

David Attenborough thanks Glastonbury for plastic bottle ban The world renowned naturalist David Attenborough appeared on the stage at Glastonbury on Sunday to praise its ban on single-use plastic bottles, delighting festival goers who have instead queued for tap water....
09:16, 06/30/2019

G20 agrees to tackle ocean plastic waste Group of 20 environment ministers agreed on Sunday to adopt a new implementation framework for actions to tackle the issue of marine plastic waste on a global scale, the Japanese government said after hosting the two-day ministerial meeting....
05:16, 06/16/2019

Ask the experts: do the plastic linings of tin food cans contain BPA? We asked you what you wanted to know about your own toxic exposure and put your questions to Dr Leonardo TrasandeHave a question about pesticides, persistent chemicals or heavy metals? Ask the expertsDo the plastic linings of tin cans still contain B...
00:48, 06/27/2019

Malaysia to Send Plastic Waste Back to Where It Came From Malaysia plans to send non-recyclable plastic back to the countries that sent it to there, said its environment minister on Tuesday. “Developed countries must be responsible in what they send out,” Yeo Bee Yin, Malaysia’s minister o...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Upset about the plastic crisis? Stop trying so hard We make good-faith efforts to help the planet by recycling, but what we really need to do is even simplerAll the plastic ever made: the fate of 8.3bn tonsDid you ever decide to get off a jammed freeway and take the backroads even though deep down you...
04:48, 06/24/2019

U.S. has 'bigger problems' than plastic straws - Trump With plastic straw bans gaining popularity to protect the environment, President Donald Trump on Friday posed the question: What about other plastic dining items?...
18:00, 07/19/2019

Germany: Draft bill to ban plastic bags on the way The use of plastic bags is on the decline in Germany, but the 64% decrease since 2015 doesn't go far enough for Environment Minister Svenja Schulze. Her department has drafted a bill to ban them completely....
07:48, 09/06/2019

Hamburger buns recalled over plastic concerns The FDA announced late last week that Conagra Brands is voluntarily recalling about 2,200 cases of its Udi’s Classic Hamburger Buns, which were sold nationwide....
10:00, 09/10/2019

Plastic straws will be banned in the UK from April 2020 The billions of plastic straws consumed in the UK each year will be banned from April 2020. The move will also cover plastic drinks stirrers and cotton buds...
03:16, 05/22/2019

Berlin and Beyond: Time for Germany to ban plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. It's time Germany joined the list, says DW's Tamsin Walker....
02:32, 07/05/2019

Glastonbury's plastic bottle ban tested by hot weather Britain's Glastonbury Festival is greener and cleaner after banning the sale of single-use plastic bottles in the hope of inspiring long-term change - even in the middle of a heatwave that forced some music fans to queue for water....
12:48, 06/29/2019

In Plastic-Bag Wars, the Industry Fights Back The backlash against single-use plastic has engulfed straws, bags and takeout containers, but the plastics industry is fighting back, arguing alternatives can be worse for the environment and disruptive for businesses....
15:00, 05/20/2019

Never gonna give you up: how plastic seduced America Once we lived without it, now we can’t escape it. A historian unpacks the origins of our plastic addictionIn 1957 Disneyland opened the Monsanto House of the Future, an all-plastic dwelling. Over the next 10 years millions of visitors passed through ...
23:48, 06/20/2019

It's raining multicolored plastic in the Rocky Mountains, according to scientists Wikimedia Commons Microplastics are found in even the most remote parts of our planet. According to new research from the US Geological Survey, plastic particles are currently being found in the Rocky Mountains. Plastic shards, beads, and fibers wer...
13:00, 08/14/2019

How you're recycling plastic wrong, from coffee cups to toothpaste If you don’t clean your recycling, it can harm more than it helps. And that icon with the arrows is virtually meaninglessThis week we’re exploring plastic pollution as part of our six-month Toxic America series. Please support this journalism and hel...
08:48, 06/17/2019

Senegal to crack down on huge plastic waste by enforcing law Tired of seeing Senegal's seascapes spoiled by ever-growing mounds of cheap plastic bags, authorities plan to crack down on polluters by imposing fines and further restricting plastic use....
08:16, 07/29/2019

Some Ragu pasta sauces recalled due to plastic concerns The owner of Ragu is recalling some of its jars of pasta sauces over the possibility they may contain fragments of plastic. Mizkan America says it has no reports of injuries or complaints. The voluntary recall was launched out of an abundance of caut...
13:00, 06/17/2019

Scientists finding new ways to fight plastic waste National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) scientist Gregg Beckham is an avid scuba diver. So he's seen the problem of plastics in the world's oceans firsthand. ...
21:00, 08/14/2019

World Oceans Day: UK joins fight against plastic pollution The UK is joining the global fight against plastic pollution by marking World Oceans Day in a bid to raise awareness about protecting and conserving the seas....
00:16, 06/08/2019

Environmentalists urge Tour de France to end 'avalanche of plastic' The corporate "caravan" that motors across valleys and mountains ahead of the cyclists competing in the Tour de France has been a crowd-pleaser for decades, but ecologists want organizers to put an end to the avalanche of plastic it generates....
08:32, 07/25/2019

Plastic junk creates island disaster in Pacific Floating plastic garbage has swamped a remote Pacific island once regarded as an environmental jewel and it may be impossible to save.        ...
17:48, 07/30/2019

Cleansing Plastic From Oceans: Big Ask for a Country That Loves Wrap Japan is showcasing its plastics recycling at the G20 meeting in Osaka. But the Japanese also wrap everything in plastic, and a lot winds up in the sea....
17:00, 06/27/2019

Why the Guardian is taking on America's plastic waste crisis United States of Plastic, a new series that will run for the rest of 2019, will reveal the global consequences of dependence on a miracle materialThis week we’re exploring plastic pollution as part of our six-month Toxic America series. Please suppor...
23:00, 06/16/2019

People eat at least 50,000 plastic particles a year, study finds Health effects of ingestion of microplastics via food, water and breathing still unknownThe average person eats at least 50,000 particles of microplastic a year and breathes in a similar quantity, according to the first study to estimate human ingest...
06:00, 06/05/2019

Hot dog, hamburger buns used by Sunbeam, Wonder recalled over plastic pieces Flowers Foods is voluntarily recalling baked products due to the potential presence of small pieces of hard plastic.       ...
15:00, 07/10/2019

The climate costs of a plastic planet | Carroll Muffett Every stage of the plastic lifecycle releases harmful carbon emissions into the atmosphere, contributing to global heatingUpset about the plastic crisis? Stop trying so hardPlastics are among the most ubiquitous materials in our economy, our lives, a...
01:48, 06/25/2019

Cardi B Has a Message for Those Throwing Plastic Surgery Shade Cardi B doesn't have any time for haters. The rapper took to Instagram on Sunday to send a message to those "talking s--t" about people getting plastic......
18:00, 09/08/2019

Americans Eat and Inhale Over 70,000 Plastic Particles Each Year According to a New Analysis Plastics have for years been used to make nearly everything that surrounds us. But along the way, they escaped the confines of packaging and objects and settled in the environment, the food we eat and the air we breathe. Americans are consuming and b...
09:16, 06/06/2019

India Will Ban Single-Use Plastic, World Should Too: PM Modi At UN Meet COP 14 UNCCD: Prime Minister Modi speaking at a world climate change crisis meeting in Delhi today reiterated India's decision to impose a ban on single-use plastic, declaring "time has come for even......
03:32, 09/09/2019

Get 50 Paisa On Returning Used Plastic Milk Packet In Maharashtra People in Maharashtra will now get back 50 paise on returning used plastic milk pouches as the state government has issued a refundable surcharge per packet....
08:16, 06/27/2019

Entenmann’s Little Bites cookies recalled due to plastic in packaging HORSHAM, Pa. — One flavor of Entenmann’s Little Bites Soft Baked Cookies is being recalled due to the potential presence of blue plastic pieces in individual packaging pouches. Bimbo Bakeries USA, the Horsham, Pennsylvania-based owner of Entenmann’s,...
06:16, 08/03/2019

Plastic bags are killing horses, cows in Texas Municipalities across the country have enacted regulations to curtail the use of plastic bags, which can suffocate and cause fatal digestion blockages in livestock and wild animals. But not in Texas....
06:00, 08/14/2019

The Idiotic Reason That Egg Companies Are Turning to Plastic Packaging Choosing which eggs to buy at the grocery store can be an overwhelming process. Single A, Double A, jumbo, organic, free range, cage free, pasture-raised, vegetarian-fed, hormone-free, certified humane, local, and antibiotic-free are among the befudd...
18:01, 08/31/2019

Plastic straws are trash. Are there alternatives that don't suck? Many plastic straw alternatives present other problems for the planet or are unsuitable for people with disabilities, critics say.        ...
18:00, 08/16/2019

Plastic alternatives may worsen marine pollution, MPs warn Committee says UK should reduce use of plastics rather than replace it with other materialsCompostable and biodegradable plastics could add to marine pollution because there is no infrastructure in place to make sure they break down correctly, a comm...
22:49, 09/11/2019

Prisoner who gouged his eye out with plastic spoon sues the jail A prisoner from Texas who gouged out his eyes with a plastic spoon is suing the jail - claiming the psychiatric ward he was in was "deliberately understaffed"....
16:48, 07/17/2019

Sharks and rays 'starved and suffocated' by plastic debris More than a thousand sharks and rays have become entangled in discarded fishing gear and plastic debris, potentially leading to starvation and suffocation, scientists have warned....
07:32, 07/05/2019

Store’s bid to shame people out of using plastic bags backfires A grocery store in Canada is trying to shame its customers into not using plastic bags by handing out ones with embarrassing phrases like “wart ointment” on them — but the store reportedly found people still want the bags. The East ...
23:48, 06/12/2019

New York men are embracing plastic surgery with ‘daddy do-overs’ Sorry, mom, but your muffin top is taking a back seat to dad’s backside. Post-pregnancy “mommy makeover” procedures — a plastic surgery combo of liposuction, tummy tuck and a breast lift or augmentation — have been popular for years, but now men of a...
03:32, 06/13/2019

Plastic particles in drinking water present 'low' risk: WHO Microplastics contained in drinking water pose a "low" risk to human health at current levels, but more research is needed to reassure consumers, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....
20:32, 08/21/2019

Florida cracks down on dangerous plastic surgery centers South Florida’s obsession with beauty has made it a top destination for cheap plastic surgery – but it has also drawn a growing number of centers that exploit those seeking smaller waistlines or more noticeable assets. Now, the state is cracking down...
15:32, 07/12/2019

David Attenborough praises Glastonbury for going plastic-free TV naturalist surprises festival crowd with speech hailing ditching of single-use plasticsFollow all the latest from Glastonbury with our live blogDavid Attenborough made a surprise appearance on the final day of Glastonbury festival, thanking the cr...
10:00, 06/30/2019

Dying for a new body: why so many deaths from plastic surgery tourism? New Yorkers flock to the Dominican Republic for cheaper plastic surgery procedures, but not all of them return home. Sharilene Cedeño used to joke with her sister Kendra that she was going to be 23 forever.Cedeño, daughter of Dominican immigrants, wa...
08:00, 08/23/2019

Canada has no plans take back plastic waste in Malaysia Ottawa has no plans to pick up plastic waste that originated in Canada and is currently parked in Malaysia, a spokesman for Canada's environment ministry said on Thursday....
01:00, 06/14/2019

David Attenborough: 'To chuck plastic into the ocean is an insult' Broadcaster Sir David Attenborough has told the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee that "to chuck plastic into the ocean is an insult"....
06:16, 07/09/2019

Plastic cups runneth over at Cambodia's Rubbish Cafe As Southeast Asia grapples with massive tides of rubbish hitting its beaches, a Cambodian coffee shop owner is looking to build a business out of some of this waste as a way to promote sustainability....
02:16, 07/18/2019

Swimming in plastic: How Metro Vancouver handles its own recycling After accounting for his own plastic waste, reporter Aaron McArthur looks into how Metro Vancouver recycles what it produces - a unique approach in North America....
21:48, 06/27/2019

Trump was oddly reasonable about plastic straws. His campaign may not like it The president could have used a question about plastic waste to inflame the culture wars – but his answer wasn’t far off the markThere was no shortage of pressing issues for Donald Trump to address on Friday afternoon when he spoke briefly to the pre...
19:48, 07/19/2019

Breast implants should come with ‘illness’ warning: plastic surgeon Breast implant illness may not be a medically recognized condition, but some surgeons say the cosmetic procedure should now come with a warning. Those who claim to suffer from the mysterious illness report symptoms that mimic other autoimmune disorde...
17:00, 07/22/2019

Plastic straws and bags no more: Canada aims to clean up its act Canada plans to ban some single-use plastics like straws, bags and cutlery by early 2021 to reduce waste and litter and protect the world's oceans, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday....
07:48, 06/10/2019

Thailand's 'sweetheart' dugong dies with plastic in stomach Vets say plastic caused orphan mammal’s infection and should serve as warning about pollution An orphaned dugong named Marium, who became an internet star after being rescued in Thailand in April, has died.Veterinarians caring for the dugong off the ...
00:32, 08/17/2019

Green turtles are dying because they are mistaking plastic for food Green turtles are at risk of death from the plastic floating in the oceans because they think it is food, according to a new study. The plastics often look like seagrass to the turtles, a staple of their diets....
20:48, 08/09/2019

Panama becomes first Central American nation to ban plastic bags Panama on Saturday became the first Central American nation to ban single-use plastic bags to try to curb pollution on its beaches and help tackle what the United Nations has identified as one of the world's biggest environmental challenges....
13:32, 07/20/2019

Cigarette Butts Among 12 Plastic Items That Could Be Banned By Centre The central government, which has waged a war on single-use plastic, is planning to impose an "initial ban" on 12 items, including small plastic bottles used for beverages, thermocol (polystyrene)......
10:17, 09/13/2019

Anand Mahindra To Ban Plastic Bottles From Corporate Boardrooms Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra on Tuesday said he would ban plastic bottles from corporate boardrooms, after a Twitter user pointed them out in a photo of a meeting shared by him....
23:16, 07/16/2019

Adoption offers pour in for Ga. baby found in plastic bag ATLANTA (AP) — Offers are pouring in from around the country to adopt a baby girl left in a plastic bag in the woods in Georgia as a newborn. News outlets report that hundreds of people have offered to adopt the girl, nicknamed Baby India by hospital...
16:00, 06/28/2019

Select Ragú Pasta Sauces Recalled Because They May Contain Plastic (CNN)– The owner of Ragú is recalling some of its jars of pasta sauce over the possibility that they may contain plastic fragments, the company said. Mizkan America said Saturday it has no reports of injuries or complaints, and was launching th...
05:00, 06/17/2019

Tokyo 2020 podiums to be made of recycled plastic Medalists at next year's Summer Olympics will stand on podiums made from recycled plastic waste collected from local households or the ocean, Tokyo 2020 organizers said on Tuesday....
01:32, 06/11/2019

"Bigger Problems" Than Plastic Straws, Says Donald Trump Swapping paper for plastic turned out to be the last straw for Donald Trump, who said Friday there are "bigger problems" than plastic drinking straws -- the day after his reelection campaign manager......
20:16, 07/19/2019

India To Ban Six Single-Use Plastic Products From October 2: Report The Centre is set to impose a nationwide ban on plastic bags, cups and straws on October 2, officials said, in its most sweeping measure yet to stamp out single-use plastics from cities and villages......
10:00, 08/28/2019

Plastic accounts for 60% of litter in English and Welsh canals More than half a million plastic items reach oceans from waterway network each yearAbandoned plastics now account for 59% of the litter found in canals in England and Wales, according to new research which also reveals that more than half a million p...
00:00, 06/05/2019

Make a Quick Bib for Your Kid With Press’n Seal Plastic Wrap It’s almost time for your child’s big thing—baseball portrait day, the annual school flute concert, his debut as a ring bearer at your cousin’s wedding—and his outfit is looking pristine. Oh yes, he’s ready for this. And then you remember: Shit, the ...
13:32, 05/08/2019

Another whale found dead with a stomach full of plastic It’s a sad but familiar story: A young whale has been found dead, washed ashore with a belly full of plastic. Greenpeace in Italy shared graphic pictures of a beached sperm whale carcass found on the coast of Sicilia on social media over the weekend....
21:32, 05/22/2019

U.N. clinches deal to stop plastic waste ending up in the sea Around 180 countries reached a deal on Friday that aims to sharply reduce the amount of plastic that gets washed into the world's oceans, the United Nations said....
18:16, 05/10/2019

Plastic straws will be banned in England from April 2020 The billions of plastic straws consumed in the UK each year will be banned from April 2020. The move will also cover plastic drinks stirrers and cotton buds...
13:00, 05/22/2019

Fixing planet plastic: How we'll really solve our waste problem From bag bans to bacterial mulchers, many solutions are touted for the plastic waste crisis. Find out which work – and which don't – in our definitive guide...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Did You See the Plastic Water Bottle in the Game of Thrones Finale? At first he suggested a democracy, then he invited plastic water bottles? Warning, Game of Thrones spoilers follow! In the series finale, "The Iron Throne," Samwell Tarly (John......
10:00, 05/20/2019

Cardi B cancels concerts to recover from plastic surgery “Cardi was overzealous in getting back to work; she didn’t take the time necessary to fully recover from her surgery," Cardi's representative said.        ...
07:00, 05/22/2019

414 million pieces of plastic found on remote islands Almost one million shoes and over 370,000 toothbrushes -- they're among the 414 million pieces of plastic found washed ashore on the remote Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the Indian Ocean, according to new research....
06:48, 05/17/2019

Australia’s ‘last unspoiled paradise’ is being engulfed by plastic waste A whopping 414 million pieces of plastic -- including nearly a million shoes and more than 370,000 toothbrushes -- have washed up on the beaches of the tiny, remote Cocos Islands in the Indian Ocean....
15:16, 05/17/2019

U.N. 'very confident' of deal to stop plastic waste ending up in the sea Nearly 200 countries taking part in marathon talks aimed at reducing the amount of plastic that gets washed into the world's oceans are likely to reach a deal on Friday, officials involved in the negotiations said....
11:00, 05/10/2019

U.N. 'very confident' of deal to regulate trade in plastic waste U.N. talks on tightening controls on trade in plastic waste are very likely to reach a deal later on Friday after 11 days of often late-night talks, a spokesman for the UNEP Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions told reporters...
06:16, 05/10/2019

Scientists on the verge of creating 100 percent recyclable plastic We’re surrounded by plastics for much of our lives. Plastics are cheap and easy to make, they’re often incredibly durable and they last just about forever. Unfortunately, those upsides are also terrible news for the environment, as plastic waste cont...
10:16, 05/08/2019

Mexico City passes ban on plastic bags, utensils MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City lawmakers have passed a ban on plastic bags, utensils and other disposable plastic items to take effect at the end of 2020. The city of more than 9 million residents – with another 11 million in surrounding areas ...
17:00, 05/09/2019

| WATCH: 'Rivers' of plastic block Kinshasa's waterways In the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital city Kinshasa residents are fed up of the 'rivers' of plastic waste taking over the city's waterways as thousands of plastic bottles have piled up over the years, causing deadly floods when it rains....
08:00, 05/19/2019

Tanzania bans plastic bags to clean up environment Under new measures, anyone using plastic bags in Tanzania can be slapped with a fine, and those caught manufacturing the items can get jail time. Environmentalists are celebrating the move....
14:16, 06/01/2019

| Tanzania latest African nation to ban plastic bags A plastic bag ban comes into force in Tanzania as Africa leads efforts to stem the tide of plastic blighting the farthest reaches of the globe, and depths of the ocean....
13:48, 05/31/2019

Cardi B postpones several concerts to recover from plastic surgery Cardi B has postponed three upcoming concerts in order to recuperate from recent plastic surgery procedures, her publicist Patientce Foster told CNN....
08:16, 05/22/2019

The plastic crisis isn't just ugly — it's fueling global warming Plastic, as we know, is everywhere. In waterways, in animals, even in our food. As if that isn't bad enough, a new report shows it's also accelerating global warming. Stopping climate change also means curbing plastic....
05:00, 05/15/2019

Are Soda Cans or Plastic Bottles Worse for the Environment? We all know that garbage has a terrible impact on our environment—take a look at the plastic bottles washing up on our beaches and in our waterways. But when it comes to the question of bottles versus aluminum cans, does one container have an even wo...
14:32, 05/01/2019

'Biodegradable' plastic bags survive three years in soil and sea Study found bags were still able to carry shopping despite environmental claims Plastic bags that claim to be biodegradable were still intact and able to carry shopping three years after being exposed to the natural environment, a study has found.The...
07:00, 05/01/2019

Reduce Plastic Waste by Bringing a Garment Bag to the Dry Cleaner Every spring, I dry-clean a dozen of my winter coats. By the time I’ve stocked them back in my closet, I have enough barely used plastic material to wrap up my entire apartment....
13:32, 05/01/2019

Where does your plastic go? Global investigation reveals America's dirty secret A Guardian report from 11 countries tracks how US waste makes its way across the world – and overwhelms the poorest nationsThis week we’re exploring plastic pollution as part of our six-month Toxic America series. Please support this journalism and h...
23:00, 06/16/2019

Malaysia to send back plastic waste to foreign nations PORT KLANG, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia says it will send back some 3,000 metric tonnes (330 tons) of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries including the U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia in a move to avoid becoming a dumping ground for rich nations....
23:16, 05/27/2019

Indonesia's parliament delays approval for levy on plastic bags Indonesian members of parliament have decided to delay confirmation of a government plan for a levy on plastic bags, but the finance minister said she was optimistic the legislation was on track to be adopted this year....
23:48, 07/02/2019

Vancouver postpones ban on plastic straws, while Surrey gives it green light Vancouver city staff say businesses need more information, and details around bylaws and phase-out plans will be presented to council no later than this fall....
05:16, 05/01/2019

Internet-famous baby dugong dies due to plastic waste An orphaned baby dugong that attained celebrity status in Thailand has died with plastic waste lining its stomach, prompting a surge of mourning on the internet....
14:16, 08/17/2019

You may be eating a credit card's worth of plastic each week: study Plastic pollution is so widespread in the environment that you may be ingesting five grams a week, the equivalent of eating a credit card, a study commissioned by the environmental charity WWF International said on Wednesday....
23:00, 06/11/2019

Dugong rescued in Thailand dies after ingesting plastic waste An eight-month-old dugong nurtured by marine experts after it was found near a beach in Thailand has died after ingesting plastic waste, experts say....
16:16, 08/17/2019

Step up: Tokyo Olympics podiums made of discarded plastic Tokyo Olympic organizers say the podiums for next year's games will be made of recycled household plastics       ...
04:48, 06/11/2019

| LONELY BATTLE: Senegal restaurateur fights the plastic tide Babacar Thiaw took the initiative of opening Dakar's first "zero plastic" restaurant in a response to the rubbish strewn along the beaches of the Senegalese capital....
06:48, 09/07/2019

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Podiums To Be Made From Recycled Plastic Podiums at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be made from plastic waste donated by local residents or collected from the sea, organisers said Tuesday, as part of a sustainability push....
01:48, 06/11/2019