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Breaking: Three House committees have subpoenaed Energy Secretary Rick Perry to turn over documents related to President Trump's alleged efforts to push Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden. Go deeper.
More than half of the people in the world's richest countries are now overweight, with dramatic societal consequences on the way, warns a new report.
Why it matters: "Overweight and morbid obesity have gone from a rare event to a common occurrence," the report says.
The big picture: Treating obesity-linked diseases in these countries costs $423 billion a year.
The bottom line: "The OECD proposals highlight the growing need for action. They include better food labeling, better regulation of ads for unhealthy food to children, and more promotion of physical exercise," Bloomberg notes.
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Visitors look toward lower Manhattan inside the newly renovated 102nd-floor observatory of the Empire State Building.
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The world's largest 3D printer has created the world's largest 3D-printed boat, and it's seaworthy, the AP reports.
Why it matters: It's one example of how the massive printer can create larger prototypes to assist companies in product development.