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Sign of the future: Mail is trucked between Phoenix and Dallas is test of driverless 'robo-rigs'

You've probably heard about self-driving vehicles, which usually are cars or vans. Actually, we're also closer to a time when even trucks will be driverless. A fresh sign of that comes from the U.S. Postal Service, which is in the midst of a two...

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Trump raises taxes on Chinese imports


President Donald Trump increased tariffs on on $200 billion worth of Chinese products from 10 percent to 25 percent as trade talks broke down, and he has threatened to levy 25 percent tariffs on an additional $325 billion worth of goods that are not ...

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This week's word in the news: INSULIN

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Insulin is a protein hormone that is used as a medication to treat high blood glucose.

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Diabetics in Colorado who use insulin to control their blood sugar levels won’t pay more than $100 per month for the drug starting in January thanks to a bill signed into law by Gov. Jared Polis on Wednesday.
The Denver Post -- 05/27/2019

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