Google's environmental report conspicuously denies the true energy costs of AI

Google has released its 2024 Environmental Report, an 80-plus page document detailing all of the giant company’s efforts to apply technology to environmental problems and limit its own contributions. But…

  • Health
  • July 2, 2024
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Biden, Sanders call out Novo Nordisk, Eli Lilly for high drug costs in op-ed

President Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) continued their call for lower drug prices in an op-ed published Tuesday, citing the high cost of weight-loss products made by Novo Nordisk…

  • Health
  • June 28, 2024
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Lawmakers seek balance between drug costs and innovation

Reps. Scott Peters (D-California) and Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-Iowa) said policymakers must strike a balance between savings and innovation in the wake of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which was passed…

  • Finance
  • June 27, 2024
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How much it costs to sell a house

Buying and maintaining a home is expensive, but selling it is also expensive, according to a new report. It typically costs $54,616 to sell a house in 2024, according to…

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  • June 26, 2024
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The Biden administration is touting lower costs for 64 prescription drugs

The Biden administration announced Wednesday that some Medicare beneficiaries will save money on 64 prescription drugs in the third quarter of this year, as part of a program aimed at…

  • World
  • June 25, 2024
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German airline Lufthansa is increasing ticket prices due to environmental costs

An Airbus A340-300 and an Airbus A 321-100 from Lufthansa are parked on the airport platform. Helmut Fricke | Photo Alliance | Getty Images German airline Lufthansa Group said on…

  • Business
  • June 19, 2024
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Ferrari has plans to sell an electric car. Costs? More than $500,000.

Ferrari, the luxury Italian automaker, plans to make an electric vehicle that will cost more than $500,000, according to a study. Reuters report. The automaker's forays into the EV market…

  • Travel
  • June 18, 2024
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Do you hate hidden hotel costs? In California they are about to become illegal

If you're making travel plans for the summer or fall, brace yourself for a jump in advertised prices – which, believe it or not, is good news for consumers. It…

  • Finance
  • June 17, 2024
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80% of Americans say grocery costs have increased since the pandemic began

A customer shops at a Safeway store on June 11, 2024 in Mill Valley, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images The pace of food price increases has slowed in recent…

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  • June 16, 2024
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Homeowners insurance costs are skyrocketing. Here's why and what you can do about it.

When Joy Sharp built a new home in the small coastal community of Wilmington, North Carolina, about eight years ago, her homeowners' insurance costs were a relatively modest $1,400. That…