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Nearly a year after a report by our partners at U.S. PIRG Education Fund found asbestos in its children’s makeup products, Claire’s agreed to take action.

In what we hope will be a bellwether ruling, another jury has found Roundup to be a "substantial factor" in causing a man's cancer.

We know that we pay some of the world's highest prices for medications. But why should the price we pay for the same medication be dramatically higher at one pharmacy than another?

How can it be that, in 2019, critical airplane safety features could be considered optional—or worse, be available only at a steep extra cost?

 

Plastic foam cups and single-use plastic bags are a common sight on the steps of the Colorado Capitol, but not like this: On Feb. 28, the cups and bags, collected by volunteers in cleanups, formed the number 22,898.

Lead contaminates the water coming out of drinking fountains and taps at schools across the country, and at least 22 states aren't doing enough about it.

Denver draws thousands of visitors and new residents every year, but the city is slowly paving over what makes it special.

The last thing you want to think about when you pour yourself a glass of wine or a cold beer is whether it contains even small levels of a potentially carcinogenic weed killer.

If you're frustrated because it's easier to buy a new phone, computer or appliance than repair your old one, you're not alone.

More than 10,000 Americans said "no" to plastic straws in February. Feb. 22 marked the third annual national Skip the Straw Day—a day created by Michigan middle school students who were fed up with plastic pollution and its impact on wildlife and the planet.