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President-elect Donald Trump hasn't said much about food and farm policy or named his choices for top food-related jobs. But the coming years will likely see profound battles over food and nutrition.
Dec. 28, 2016
Christian Schmidt told a German newspaper he wants a ban on phrases like vegetarian schnitzel and vegan sausage. He argues that branding is "completely misleading" when there's no meat in the product.
Dec. 28, 2016
Large portions of the Internet have declared 2016 one of the worst years ever. That's probably an inaccurate assessment, but it still says a lot about how we live online.
Dec. 28, 2016
In a more than hour-long address, the outgoing Secretary of State sharply criticized Israel's expansion into the West Bank, saying it was making the future prospect of peace ever dimmer.
Dec. 28, 2016
Trump's Cabinet is less academic, less government-centric, and less diverse than those of his predecessors.
Dec. 28, 2016
Russian officials admit there was an organized doping program for Olympians, according to the New York Times. David Greene speaks with the reporter who broke the story for the newspaper, Rebecca Ruiz.
Dec. 28, 2016
Last week, police in Milan killed the man suspected of carrying out a deadly attack on a Christmas market in Berlin. Now police are questioning a man whose number was stored in the suspect's phone.
Dec. 28, 2016
This year was the most chaotic year America's mainstream news media have faced in a long time — and not just because of the presidential election, or the prevalence of fake news stories.
Dec. 28, 2016
Listeners of our NPR One app rated these 10 stories as the most liked, recommended and shared in 2016.
Dec. 28, 2016
Pangolins — raccoon-sized animals that resemble artichokes — are the most trafficked mammal in the world. Chinese state media say more than 3 tons of scales were recently seized in Shanghai.
Dec. 28, 2016
There are burgers and sushi, and even the salacious eggplant, but where are the dumplings and salad? Creating a more culturally diverse menu of food emoji is harder than you think.
Dec. 28, 2016
Many things Trump did seemed like a death knell — mocking a disabled reporter, disparaging a Gold Star family, bragging about his "manhood" and groping women, on tape. None of it mattered.
Dec. 28, 2016
One in five people getting health care through the Affordable Care Act no longer have a choice of insurers. But those markets don't have significantly higher prices than areas with competition.
Dec. 28, 2016
Chicago passed a grim milestone earlier this month — the city has had more than 700 homicides this year. The violence, the worst since 1998, has police and politicians scrambling.
Dec. 28, 2016
Those arriving in Italy are more likely to be from sub-Saharan Africa rather than the Middle East. Most have little understanding of a process that can take years.
Dec. 28, 2016
One big part of the puzzle: Why have there been so many microcephaly cases in the northeastern tip of Brazil?
Dec. 28, 2016
The Nasdaq closed at a record high of 5,487 points, and the Dow inched closer to a record high of 20,000.
Dec. 27, 2016
Trump blasted the media for not reporting on his charitable giving through the foundation. In fact, Trump hasn't given his own money since 2008, and the organization has been embroiled in scandal.
Dec. 27, 2016
After a record-setting year, the Post newsroom will grow by more than eight percent. Other papers, including The New York Times, have also seen subscriptions soar since Donald Trump's election.
Dec. 27, 2016
Companies in San Francisco pay six-figure salaries to entry-level tech workers. But a public university there is laying off some of its own IT staff and sending the jobs to a contractor in India.
Dec. 27, 2016

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