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How to fight shrinkflation? Pay attention to unit prices at grocery stores

Some manufacturers are making the packaging smaller but charging the same prices as they were prior to the reduction in size.

A herd of 100 life-size elephant replicas are moving across the U.S.

The Great Elephant Migration traveling art exhibition aims to spread awareness about conservation efforts.

Volunteers who lived in a NASA-created Mars replica for over a year have emerged

Participants entered the 3D-printed Mars replica on June 25, 2023, as part of a NASA experiment to observe how humans would fare living on the Red Planet.

Daniel Robinson vanished 3 years ago. His father still hopes for his safe return

David Robinson says it’s been a difficult three years for him and his family after Daniel went missing from Buckeye, Ariz. on June 23, 2021.

Millions swelter under dangerous Fourth of July heat wave

Around 134 million people in the U.S. are under alerts as an “extremely dangerous and record-breaking” heat wave broils much of the country.

Microdosing and tripping on mushrooms is on the rise in U.S.

Two new studies estimate psychedelic use in the U.S. entering the mainstream and more widely accepted.

Forgot where you put the keys? Experts (and a trivia buff) share tips to boost memory

"With practice, absolutely everyone can make their memory stronger," says Monica Thieu, a memory researcher and a four-time Jeopardy! contestant.

As they enter their 60s, Gen Xers projected to see higher cancer rates than Boomers

New research projects higher cancer rates for Gen X when they hit age 60 compared to the generation before.

Climate change made killer heat wave in Mexico, Southwest US even warmer and 35 times more likely

A new study finds that human-caused climate change dialed up the heat and drastically increased the odds of this month's killer heat that has been baking the Southwestern United States, Mexico and Central America.

The U.S. surgeon general has called on Congress to require warning labels on social media platforms

Dr. Vivek Murthy said that social media is a contributing factor in the mental health crisis among young people.

ACLU sues Biden administration over new executive action on the southern border

The ACLU filed a lawsuit in federal court on Wednesday challenging the Biden administration’s new executive actions that block migrants from seeking asylum at the southern U.S. border when crossings surge.

Here's why an Arizona medical examiner is working to track heat-related deaths

Rethinking how to catalog and count heat-related deaths is a major step toward understanding the growing impacts of climate change.

Blocked from asylum, migrants juggle their choices

Under Biden's asylum ban, migrants can either go home or try to cross into the U.S. again

Homes have popped up on the National Mall - showing they can be built fast and cheap

The Innovative Housing Showcase, staged by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), is a public event running June 7-9.

U.S. Supreme Court sides with Native American tribes in health care funding dispute with government

Facilities are often inadequate and understaffed, the San Carlos Apache Tribe in Arizona said in court documents.

Costco hot dogs have cost $1.50 since the 1980s. Here's why prices aren't changing

Costco's new leadership says the $1.50 price tag on its beloved hot dog combo is "safe." Experts explain how the retailer has defied inflation — and why it's willing to eat the cost.

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