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WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives passed legislation Tuesday evening that would reform the country's principal chemical safety law, moving Congress one step closer to the first major revision of the law in nearly four decades. The bipartisan bill aims to update the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Show More Summary
Rhys Millen is one step closer to driving the first EV to an overall win at Pikes Peak International Hill Climb after posting the fastest overall qualifying time Wednesday morning. Continue reading Pikes Peak 2015: Practice Day 2 Pikes Peak 2015: Practice Day 2 originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 24 Jun 2015 18:20:00 EST. Show More Summary
Facebook Messenger just moved one step closer to messaging domination. The social network no longer requires people to have active Facebook accounts to use its messaging app, Facebook announced Wednesday See also: 5 tips to make Facebook...Show More Summary
A big step for veggie-kind: The crew aboard the International Space Station are about to add fresh produce to their diets.
The Ultra Music Festival franchise is now just one step closer to world domination. For the latest addition to their "Ultra Worldwide" takeover, Ultra Music Festival has expanded its festival path to the Indonesian island of Bali. The Ultra Bali Beach festival will be held at the Potato Head Beach Club [...]
A mission to study Europa in detail has cleared its first major review, and will soon be in planning stages. If all goes well, we’ll be headed to the Jovian moon in the 2020s, where we’ll gain new insights into active planetary bodies. Read more...
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Back in February Staples presented Office Depot with a freshly sharpened bouquet of pencils (really, $6.3 billion) as a token of its desire to live as one for the rest of their office supply days. Now, three moths later, Office Depot has accepted the proposal. The Associated Press reports that Office Depot shareholders “overwhelmingly” voted in favor of the $6.3 … [More]
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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, to no one’s surprise, set up a “testing the waters” committee, one more step in an expected presidential run. He has said he wanted to get the state’s budget completed before announcing, making a July kickoff most likely. Along with Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and former Florida governor Jeb Bush, Walker […]
On Thursday, New York City came one step closer to banning cars completely from the city's two major parks. City Hall reporter Erin Durkin tweeted from a news conference with Mayor Bill de Blasio that Central Park north of 72nd Street...Show More Summary
Nest has added new products and features to its line of popular smart devices, bringing the company one step closer to achieving its goal of creating a "thoughtful home" that "takes care of itself and the people in it."...
Oil driller Hercules isn't looking too strong right now. On Wednesday, the Houston-based operator of drilling rigs and liftboats announced an agreement with senior noteholders that could bring the company one step closer to filling for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Show More Summary
Jupiter’s moon Europa — the sixth largest moon in our solar system — is perhaps the best place to look for life beyond our planet. Previous observations from Earth have bolstered the hypothesis that the moon has a salty, subsurface ocean conducive to the origin and evolution of...
"One step closer to filling a void in the hearts and keyboards of taco lovers everywhere." The announcement that the taco emoji is finally a reality has fans of the Mexican delicacy jumping for joy. Among the happiest appear to be the folks at Taco Bell, America's favorite fast food Tex-Mex chain. Show More Summary
The ruling echoes a similar one last month in Florida, and could foreshadow broader rulings in federal cases not only against Uber and Lyft, but delivery services like Caviar and PostMates. [ more › ]
Friction-free pods carrying you from SF to LA at supersonic speed? Elon Musk's wacky vision moves one step closer to reality.
With the completion of the Quicken Loans 400, NASCAR moved one step closer to the playoffs. With just 11 races left before the Chase, storylines are opening up and windows of opportunity are closing. Sunday’s rain-shortened race mayShow More Summary
Bringing the solar-powered Hyperlood hyper-pod-train one step closer to reality.