Many Americans now have access to a commingled recycling system, which lets users mix plastic, glass, paper and metal together in one bin. It's much easier, but not nearly as efficient.
For a decade, Venezuela sold oil at subsidized payment rates to 13 neighbors, including Cuba. But tumbling oil prices have hit Venezuela's economy hard, forcing it to trim those subsidies.
More than a dozen federal agencies play a part in keeping food from making Americans sick. Critics say the system has gaps, and we'd all be safer if federal food safety efforts were under one roof.
Grocers are losing customers to smaller markets, convenience stores and online shopping. The competition is forcing chains to innovate with in-store restaurants, delivery service and more.
Amid record production, some analysts worry the U.S. will run out of places to put it all. One says lack of storage space could drive oil down to about $20 a barrel, less than half the current price.
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