Banning after-hours emails is more tricky than it seems

Note that the bill does not ban emails being sent after hours — it just makes it "unlawful for private employees in the city...

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Get the Better newsletter. SUBSCRIBE Though 77 percent of Americans surveyed said they feel guilty about it, food waste is a huge problem here in the...

Southwest cancels dozens flights in wake of deadly midair explosion

As of 10:30 a.m. ET on Monday, travel-tracking website FlightAware showed that Southwest had canceled 128 flights, or 3 percent of its total, but...

'Accidental Americans' fight to stop double taxation

Accountant Mojgan Chanipour gives advice to many 'Accidental Americans.' Alexis Duclos If they don't comply, Ghanipour says they are penalized by the French banks,...

Fighting pollution by saying 'no' to plastic straws

Several hundred retailers made the switch in November as part of the “Strawless in Seattle” campaign, organized by Dune Ives, executive director of The...

Want to be more green? Say 'no' to plastic straws

Get the Better newsletter. SUBSCRIBE A little bite of waste multiplied by a whole lot of people, really adds up. At an average rate, Americans use...

The travel industry marks Earth Day by cutting emissions, plastic — and prices

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE This Sunday is Earth Day, which has been celebrated...

The top safety mistakes we make when we fly, according to flight attendants

Read the safety card As with those pre-flight safety demos, the FAA requires airlines to include an information safety card in all seat back pockets....

Vice Media hit with lawsuit after employee is assaulted, terminated

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE A freelancer at the counterculture media giant Vice who...

Growing like a weed? California marijuana market off to slow start

“The launch of the California market has been a total mess, and not entirely unexpected,” said Troy Dayton, CEO and co-founder of cannabis market...

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