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California's drought is forcing farmers to get creative. Some in the state's Central Valley are now looking to recycled wastewater to meet their needs.
July 20, 2015
After Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump takes a jab at Senator John McCain's status as a war hero, other Republican candidates unite to punch back at Trump.
July 20, 2015
After being closed for three weeks, Greek banks are reopening on Monday. During the closure, customers were only able to get 60 euros a day at ATMs.
July 20, 2015
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari > meets President Obama on Monday. The problems facing Nigeria include extremists who have abducted hundreds of schoolgirls.
July 20, 2015
Nearly two years after a terror attack killed 67 people, Kenya's Westgate Mall is reopening in Nairobi. It comes just in time for a visit to Kenya this week by President Obama.
July 20, 2015
Donald Trump is rising in the polls and is getting all the attention when he delivers controversial speeches. A look at how the other candidates, and the Republican establishment, are responding.
July 20, 2015
Scientists say they can now download signals from your brain — and translate them back into a picture that you saw.The images aren't crystal clear. But you can make out what's going on.
July 20, 2015
Competition was fierce at the Rubik's cube world championship in Brazil. There was a 4-year-old and a category for those who do it with their feet. The overall winner needed less than six seconds.
July 20, 2015
Cuba and the U.S. now have embassies in Washington and Havana. Later today Secretary of State John Kerry will meet with Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez in Washington.
July 20, 2015
A shark attacks a surfer, but he survives unscathed.
July 20, 2015
The Boss showed up, unannounced, at a bar on the Jersey Shore and played for nearly two hours.
July 20, 2015
If software can be used to attack a computer network, then companies need permission before sending that software overseas, the government says. But the cybersecurity industry is up in arms.
July 20, 2015
The rain cut right through the highway, forcing drivers to take long detours. There was one bit of good news with all the rain, however: It helped control wildfires.
July 20, 2015
Minecraft can be more social and creative than watching TV. But kids' drive to play for hours on end can strain recommended limits on screen time. What's a mother to do?
July 20, 2015
The old U.S. Embassy in Havana has a storied past. The Cubans long described it as a nest of spies. Today the building again becomes an embassy as the U.S. and Cuba formally restore relations.
July 20, 2015
Basketball is the most popular sport among both boys and girls, but many women end up dropping the game in adulthood, even though they still love it. Injuries, work and family are three reasons why.
July 20, 2015
Even as other channels tried to adapt to a new TV landscape, many considered ESPN impervious for one reason: People want to watch sports live. But ESPN has shed 3.2 million subscribers since May 2014.
July 19, 2015
A senior executive will personally say sorry to James Murphy, 94, who was forced to work in one of the company's copper mines, something he described as "slavery in every way."
July 19, 2015
When the author came out on Nigerian television, his parents were silent. But now he sees changes in their attitude — and in the anti-LGBT attitudes in his homeland as well.
July 19, 2015
Barbecue shrimp from Pascal's Manale is one of New Orleans' most beloved and copied dishes. Since it's hard to find head-on shrimp far from the Gulf, chef Mark DeFelice says use more spice.
July 19, 2015

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