US consumer confidence rises in August

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans’ confidence in the economy inched closer to a 5 ½-year high on growing optimism that hiring and wages could pick…

Toilet to Tap

From toilet to tap

Colorado town takes conservation to new level with water system that turns toilet water into drinking water.

Brazil building collapses, kills 6

SAO PAULO (AP) — A commercial building in Brazil’s biggest city collapsed Tuesday, killing at least six people, authorities said. Another 11…