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Sales rose 0.3% last month, but there are signs some consumers are pulling back on big-ticket items, excluding cars.
The agency's budget has been shrinking, its workforce is aging, and it's been saddled with new responsibilities.
The Ethereum Foundation says the massive software upgrade means validating transactions will require 99.95% less energy than before.
Drought has made the last few years tough for farmers like Keith Alverson of Chester, South Dakota. But higher corn prices are keeping him optimistic.
Digital payment methods may render notes and coins obsolete in the United Kingdom and turn it into a cashless economy.
On of the state's major sources of water, the Colorado River, has fallen to historic lows.