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Home organization and cleaning experts explain that there are many ways to make your cleaning products stretch further and last longer. The trick is adopting these strategies the next time you do a deep clean.


A big fireball and billowing smoke rose into the sky when officials released and burned toxic chemicals from the wreckage of a derailed train in an Ohio village. Residents in the immediate area there and nearby in Pennsylvania remain evacuated Wednesday because of health risks from the fumes. Officials warned that burning the vinyl chloride would result in two concerning gases — hydrogen chloride and phosgene, which was used as a weapon in World War I. Officials say air monitoring hasn't detected concerning levels inside or outside the evacuation radius, and they're still working with experts to determine safe levels for various gases before residents can return.

As the new chairman of the Senate committee that oversees health and labor issues, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders says some corporations “should be nervous.” And the longtime liberal crusader’s first target is Howard Schultz, the interim CEO of Starbucks who has aggressively fought his workers’ efforts to unionize. Sanders and the 10 other Democrats on his Senate committee sent a letter to Schultz demanding he testify at a March 9 hearing on his company’s compliance with federal labor laws. If Schultz ignores or refuses the voluntary request, Sanders says, he’s willing to use the committee’s subpoena power.

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