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Entrepreneurs hope that, instead of paying bottom dollar for produce that might otherwise have ended up in the landfill, customers will pony up for high-end foods made from rescued ingredients.
Aug. 19, 2016
An evidence-based program teaches mindfulness to educators. Research suggests it can reduce their stress and improve their teaching.
Aug. 19, 2016
What's behind Russia's apparent hacking into the Democratic National Committee — and what could it gain by meddling in the U.S. election? "It's all about Hillary Clinton," says a Russian journalist.
Aug. 19, 2016
The former president told staff he'll step down from the board of the Clinton Foundation and it would stop accepting money from corporate and foreign sources, if Hillary Clinton wins the election.
Aug. 18, 2016
Renegade executive chairman, president and CEO Philippe Dauman leaves in exchange for a $72 million payout.
Aug. 18, 2016
Announcing that two swimmers have left a Rio airport after speaking to police, U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun is apologizing for how Ryan Lochte and three other swimmers behaved.
Aug. 18, 2016
In his first speech since reorganizing his top campaign staff, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he regrets sometimes saying the "wrong thing."
Aug. 18, 2016
Chicago's head of police announced his recommendation to dismiss the officers Thursday. Superintendent Eddie Johnson cited allegations that they gave false reports on the 17-year-old's shooting death.
Aug. 18, 2016
Coming into this event, Usain Bolt held both the world record, at 19.19 seconds, and the Olympic record, at 19.30. He was the only runner to clock a time of under 20 seconds Thursday.
Aug. 18, 2016
Eaton, 28, became one of the few men in Olympic history to repeat as a decathlon champion.
Aug. 18, 2016
Spokesman John Kirby still insists that the $400 million was "leverage," not ransom for the Iranian Americans released in January — though the payment was withheld until the prisoners were freed.
Aug. 18, 2016
The Republican nominee has landed in controversy after controversy. Thursday night, after shaking up his campaign, Trump acknowledged regret for sometimes causing "pain" with his words.
Aug. 18, 2016
Uber drivers claims that they should be compensated as employees, not independent contractors, get a boost. Negotiators for the drivers had okayed the deal but the judge wasn't satisfied.
Aug. 18, 2016
Rising sea levels have eroded an Inupiat Eskimo village for decades. Now, Shishmaref has voted to move their community. One resident told NPR that it's a matter of protecting their unique community.
Aug. 18, 2016
Maroulis pulled off a major upset as she defeated her Japanese rival who had lost only twice in the past 14 years.
Aug. 18, 2016
The U.N. appears to be on the verge of admitting it played a role in introducing cholera to Haiti in 2010. But critics are still waiting for the agency to take full responsibility.
Aug. 18, 2016
Sakshi Malik — a 23-year-old woman from a patriarchal state — wrestled her way to a bronze medal.
Aug. 18, 2016
They were a team that ran alone: the U.S. women's 4x100m relay team raced by themselves under the lights of Rio's Olympic Stadium Thursday, racing the clock for a shot at the final.
Aug. 18, 2016
Contact lenses seem safe and easy, but a CDC analysis shows people can get serious eye infections from them. The usual culprits: Wearing them too long, and failing to be meticulous about cleaning.
Aug. 18, 2016
National monument designations that bypass Congress are hugely controversial. In this presidential election year, the politics in a state like Nevada are even more sensitive.
Aug. 18, 2016

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