Leslie Hook

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Cargo ship MV Bavaria preparing to sail for Canada after loading waste at Subic Bay north of Manila,  the Philippines, on Friday. Photograph: Jun Dumaguing/EPA

The Philippines has forced Canada to repatriate a large shipment of five-year-old rubbish at its own cost, handing a political victory to President Ro(...)

 The technology inside the new convenience store, opening Jan. 22, 2018 in Seattle, enables a shopping experience like no other –  including no checkout lines. (Kyle Johnson/The New York Times)

Five years ago Amazon started working on a secret project: how to eliminate the checkout line in stores. Amazon executives reasoned that most other as(...)