Settling a 19-year legal struggle, paint companies have agreed to foot a $305 million bill to clean up lead hazards in California housing. But for areas where lead poisoning remains common, the funds may not go far enough.
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New York mayor says he regrets trusting U.S. Justice Department on Garner chokehold case
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday that he regrets trusting the U.S. Department of Justice after federal prosecutors declined to charge a city policeman who used a fatal chokehold on Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, five years ago.
Pentagon to deploy additional 2,100 troops to U.S.-Mexico border
The Pentagon said on Wednesday it would send an additional 1,000 Texas National Guard and 1,100 active duty troops to the border with Mexico, the latest deployment in support of President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown.
U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan
U.S. lawmakers bashed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted.
Wall St. falls as CSX results signal damage from trade tensions
U.S. stock indexes fell on Wednesday as weak results from CSX Corp stoked concerns that the protracted trade war between the United States and China could hurt corporate earnings.
Boeing to make $50 million in payments to 737 MAX crash victims' families
Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to provide payments to families of those killed, with compensation expert Ken Feinberg hired by the world's largest plane maker to oversee the distribution.
WHO declares Ebola outbreak is international health emergency
The World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo to be a "public health emergency of international concern", saying the recent risk of its spread in the city of Goma and into Uganda had increased the threat.
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