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On paper, the USDA's plan to send surplus peanuts to feed 140,000 malnourished Haitian schoolchildren sounds heroic. But aid groups say it could devastate Haiti's peanut farmers.
May 5, 2016
The 1996 discovery of Kennewick Man, one of the oldest North American human skeletons ever found, erupted in an unprecedented fight between scientists and Native American beliefs.
May 5, 2016
With a shaky government at the helm, Afghanistan confronts a tanking economy, a widening war with the Taliban, rampant corruption and the departure of thousands seeking a better life abroad.
May 5, 2016
The Food and Drug Administration has issued sweeping new rules that tighten its control over e-cigarettes, banning their sale to minors. The agency is also expanding its regulation of tobacco.
May 5, 2016
A package of tobacco bills signed into state law this week aims to cut the use of tobacco and e-cigarettes by adolescents and young adults, proponents say. Military personnel can still buy at age 18.
May 5, 2016
The Colorado city and the American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado have announced a settlement that will end the practice. The city will even give payouts to people who were wrongly sent to jail.
May 5, 2016
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu was seen by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as lukewarm toward his effort to transform the largely ceremonial office of president into Turkey's chief executive.
May 5, 2016
Hillary Clinton premiered an unsurprising line of attack against Donald Trump — digging up some choice words from his now-vanquished Republican rivals.
May 5, 2016
Many residents who were evacuated from Fort McMurray Tuesday were ordered to move once again last night.
May 5, 2016
A doctor filed a complaint against a Washington, D.C., hospital, saying that by telling her not to say that she does abortions, the hospital is stigmatizing the procedure. The hospital cites safety.
May 5, 2016
The president told an energetic audience he "will not rest" until the city's water is safe to drink. A federal state of emergency has been declared as a result of lead leaching into Flint's water.
May 4, 2016
Takata, the Japanese auto parts supplier, now must fix up to 40 million more faulty air bag inflators. The U.S. Department of Transportation says this is the biggest safety recall in history.
May 4, 2016
The legislation would raise the age limit for buying tobacco products to 21. If approved, the bills would also let counties enact local cigarette taxes.
May 4, 2016
The U.S. has said it is working with Russia to restore cessation of hostilities to the city. This comes after days of intense fighting in the area.
May 4, 2016
Documents released Tuesday say Sonja Farak was under the influence of methamphetamines, ketamine, cocaine, LSD and other drugs nearly every day between 2005 and 2013.
May 4, 2016
The DOJ warned that the law preventing transgender people from using public bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity and also limiting protection for LGBT people can't be enforced.
May 4, 2016
Who knows how much it takes to educate a child, and how do you find out? The state of Michigan is trying to answer those questions right now.
May 4, 2016
Citing potential listeria contamination, CRF Frozen Foods has voluntarily recalled fruit and vegetable products under 42 brands that are sold nationwide and in Canada.
May 4, 2016
The Vermont senator tells NPR he will stay in until June, despite the likelihood of Hillary Clinton being the Democratic nominee.
May 4, 2016
Panama has improved transparency in its banking and legal sectors, and its economy is a bright spot in Latin America. But the Panama Papers have hurt the country's reputation.
May 4, 2016

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