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Senate passes GMO labeling legislation

Looks like Vermont's new GMO labeling law may not be long for this world: A bill that would block states from passing their own GMO labeling laws just passed in the Senate, reports The Hill , and is expected to easily pass in the House .



Tesla waited nine-days to disclose fatal Model S crash

Tesla delivered fewer cars in the second quarter of 2016 than planned, as pressure mounts for the company to keep up with the huge and growing demand for its electric vehicles . Tesla's real trouble right now might be incoming scrutiny from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which is now putting the automaker's autopilot feature under the microscope.


The Congressional Black Caucus Just Issued a Passionate Call for Gun Control

The Congressional Black Caucus Just Issued a Passionate Call for Gun Control

Republicans, what on Earth - why are you recoiling and not giving us a debate on gun violence? The Caucus Chair and other members declared the police shootings of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling and the killings of five Dallas police officers as the continued problem of easy access to guns in America.



Black man found hanging from a tree in Atlanta park

A march planned by the Georgia NAACP was scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday in Atlanta as a response to the deadly shootings of black men by police officers near Minneapolis, Minnesota and in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He asked people on social media "to be honest, and accurate and care about what you're putting out". Social media users tweeted that KKK members had been passing out flyers in the park that night and are known to often frequent the park.


Quarter with tiny mistake could be worth thousands

Quarter with tiny mistake could be worth thousands

A quarter from 1970 could be worth more - much more - than 25 cents because of a mistake on the back. Their secret was they've been overprinting on 1941 Canadian quarters. The tiny marking isn't easy to see, and you might need a coin collector to help. This our news sounds incredible because 1970 is not 1070 or something else related to antiques.



New federal overtime rules for salary employees

The petition was to tell the Department of Labor to quickly implement the new overtime rule. ABC27 News got mixed reaction from people in Harrisburg. The rules assume highly paid workers have the ability to bargain for either larger salaries or more time off. This is because hourly workers tend to receive overtime already while salaried workers do not.