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Not all recyclables get recycled

Oregon is serious about recycling. Its residents are accustomed to dutifully separating milk cartons, yogurt containers, cereal boxes and kombucha bottles from their trash to divert them from the landfill. Read More

In ending ‘Roseanne,’ ABC’s Channing Dungey makes her voice heard

In the two years since Channing Dungey took over as president of ABC Entertainment, becoming the first black executive to run a major network, she had largely eschewed the spotlight, avoiding public comments whenever possible and preferring that her work speak for itself. She has certainly made her voice heard now. Read More

ASAP Rocky breaks out of the box at Sotheby’s

Rapper and style muse ASAP Rocky put himself through a series of physical challenges before unleashing his new album, “Testing,” during an art event at Sotheby’s in New York on May 20. Read More

Google lab brings tech to Martha Graham’s dance floor

• Updated on  May 26, 2018 at 7:16 pm
At Google’s New York offices, a tiny room with bright green walls and a maze of wires had been transformed into something resembling a science lab, by way ofa Danny Kaye movie. But instead of microscopes and white coats, there were dancers and leotards. Read More

HGTV’s Steve and Leanne Ford turn homes into bright, modern spaces

• Updated on  May 26, 2018 at 7:18 pm
On her HGTV show, “Restored by the Fords,” Leanne Ford paints everything white, so it’s no surprise that her tiny, early 20th-century four-room cabin in the Echo Park section of Los Angeles would be white. Read More

Comedienne Tig Notaro talks about life after Louis C.K.

• Updated on  May 26, 2018 at 7:19 pm
The name of Tig Notaro’s new Netflix comedy special, “Happy to Be Here,” could be taken as sarcasm given her ups and downs over the last year. Read More

See California and more just like a rock star

• Updated on  May 26, 2018 at 6:14 pm
The kind of tricked-out buses associated with rock-star tours will drive a new kind of road trip with the debut of the travel company Roadies. Read More

Georgia O’Keeffe paintings from 1939 Hawaii visit on display in NYC

Finding out Georgia O’Keeffe had a Hawaiian period is kind of like finding out Brian Wilson had a desert period. But here it is: “Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawaiʻi,” 17 eye-popping paradisal paintings, produced in a nine-week visit in 1939, on display at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx through Oct. 28. Read More

How more carbon dioxide can make food less nutritious

Researchers have begun to realize that the extra carbon dioxide that humanity is pumping into the atmosphere is not just warming the planet, it is also making some of our most important crops less nutritious by changing their chemical makeup and diluting vitamins and minerals. Read More

For rural students, gun control can be a lonely cause

Like so many other students, they wrote speeches and op-edessays calling for gun control, they painted posters and they marched on their state Capitol. The blush of activism made them feel empowered, even a little invincible. Then came the backlash. Read More

Indian tribes dig in to gain share of sports betting action

State officials from California to Connecticut spent last week maneuvering for control of the tens of billions of dollars in projected revenue from sports betting, and joining them was another group of powerful, and familiar, gambling operators aiming to claim their piece of the action: American Indian tribes. Read More

‘Hamilton’ mania at a tent (yes, tent) near you

• Updated on  May 19, 2018 at 5:42 pm
Here comes another way to get your “Hamilton” fix: a high-tech, interactive, traveling exhibition. Read More

New tech helps visitors comprehend Paris

• Updated on  May 19, 2018 at 5:45 pm
In Paris, three new services are trying to help non-French-speaking tourists get the most out of their trip. Read More

Lava leaves Leilani Estates looking like a ghost town

• Updated on  May 18, 2018 at 1:31 pm
People on the Big Island are bracing for the possibility that Kilauea could grow angrier in the days ahead. Read More

Laurel or Yanny? What we heard from the experts

Three years ago, the internet melted down over the color of a dress. Now an audio file has friends, family members and office mates questioning one another’s hearing, and their own. Read More
Updated on  May 16, 2018 at 5:16 pm

Survey finds 94 percent of teachers spend money on school supplies

• Updated on  May 16, 2018 at 12:37 pm
According to a U.S. Department of Education survey released this week, 94 percent of public school teachers in the United States reported paying for supplies without reimbursement in the school year that straddled 2014 and 2015. Read More

Not just Hawaii: The U.S. has 169 volcanoes that could erupt

• Updated on  May 15, 2018 at 12:06 pm
Volcanoes are full of tricks. They can build to a major eruption in a crescendo of shudders and spatters or explode with almost no warning. Read More

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