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The world wastes $400 billion in food every year

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Old, rotten food is part of a growing $400 billion problem.

That's how much food is wasted by consumers every year around the world, according to a new report by U.K. nonprofit Waste & Resources Action Programme.

The vast majority of food is wasted in ...

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No dogs allowed: San Francisco's pet housing crisis

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The housing crunch in San Francisco isn't just forcing out lower income renters, it's forcing out Fido, too. The animal welfare nonprofit SF SPCA says there's been a surge in owners abandoning their pets.

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Lawsuit says Purina dry food harmful to dogs

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Beneful dry dog food produced by Nestle Purina PetCare has "resulted in serious illness and death of thousands of dogs," a lawsuit says.

The eight kinds of Beneful dog food have caused internal bleeding, liver failure, vomiting, diarrhea, weight loss,...

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United issues scathing safety memo to pilots

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United Airlines sent a scathing memo to its pilots warning that alarming behavior of its flight teams must stop now.

The memo reveals some cockpits are dysfunctional, with pilots ignoring their copilots warnings about an "unsafe situation."

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Asian Americans are catching white Americans in the wealth race

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Asians are on their way to toppling whites as the wealthiest group in America.

Asians have had higher median incomes than their white counterparts, according to a new study by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. The typical Asian family has brought...

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Home prices gain, but recovery is 'faltering'

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Home prices rose last year, but the housing market recovery continued to lose steam.

The S&P Case/Shiller index of home prices in 20 major U.S. cities released Tuesday showed prices rose 4.5% in 2014. That compares with a 13.4% increase in 2013.

On a...

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Olbermann suspended over Penn State tweets

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ESPN has suspended anchor Keith Olbermann for the remainder of the week over a Twitter spat that the anchor had with fans of Penn State University.

Early Monday, a Penn State supporter tweeted at Olbermann with the university's trademark slogan: "We A...

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It's official: America has deflation

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America experienced something in January it hasn't seen in years: deflation.

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