Experts estimate that by 2050, people will not be able to see the Mendenhall glacier from the visitor center that was built for it.
A wave of violence is increasingly affecting American hospitals and medical centers.
Labor unions for actors and writers are striking over pay, benefits and job protections.
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The administration of U.S. President Joe Biden has announced a new program to identify smart devices that are better equipped to resist internet attacks. The effort is designed to help the public decide which devices in the marketplace carry the best protection against possible cyberattacks.
A new United States citizenship test is expected to be launched by late next year. Some immigrants and their supporters worry the updated exam will hurt test-takers with lower levels of English skills.
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The Upcycled Food Association said more than 31 million metric tons of food are wasted every year in the U.S. The organization estimated that waste makes up about 40 percent of the country’s food production, costing the national economy more than $200 billion.
In the U.S., military service is not required. And it has been difficult for the military to get enough people to volunteer. As a result, the Army and Air Force have reached out to immigrants, offering a pathway to citizenship for those who join.
New York City is taking legal action against the carmakers Hyundai and Kia. City officials say some of the companies’ vehicles have a design problem that makes them easier to steal.
The number of Americans planning to turn part of their lawn to native wildflowers doubled between 2019 and 2021.
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Many people, however, are worried about what would happen if the U.S. defaults on debt that it owes lenders.