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There Is an Area of Plastic in the Ocean That’s Three Times the Size of France. This 23-Year-Old Thinks He Can Clean It Up.

Ocean Cleanup CEO Boyan SlatThe Ocean Cleanup/ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. On Wednesday, among the industrial warehouses and abandoned buildings on Alameda Island, just south of Oakland, California, a small team of engineers began the early stages of constructing “System 001.” Its bland name obscures the fact that System 001 is actually a…

Rudy Is Back in the Saddle

Siavosh Hosseini/NurPhoto via ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Donald Trump has had trouble finding any decent lawyers who are willing to work with him on the Russia probe, so he’s finally decided to let his pal Rudy Giuliani come on board. But what exactly is Giuliani’s role going to…

Not So Raw Data: Who’s Buying New Cars?

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. This is from a Fed Note published in 2016: The column on the far right is the one to look at. It means that the likelihood of buying a car didn’t change much for different age groups once you control for family and income: In…