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Growing up in India, he loved his eggs. He sang the jingle, "Sunday or Monday, make every day an egg day." So he was sad to hear that eggs have been banned from school lunches in Madhya Pradesh.
Jul. 8, 2015
Since 1970, the national colorectal cancer death rate has been cut in half. But progress has lagged in the Lower Mississippi Delta, Appalachia and counties in eastern Virginia and North Carolina.
Jul. 8, 2015
Alexis Tsipras spoke to the European Parliament in more measured tones, acknowledging that Greece's financial plight was not just caused by creditors. But he also stood his ground on Greece's debt.
Jul. 8, 2015
The U.S. and others said more than a decade ago that Sudan was committing genocide in Darfur. Despite a U.N. peacekeeping mission and genocide charges against Sudan's president, little has changed.
Jul. 8, 2015
Greek banks have been closed for more than a week, and it's unclear when they will reopen. Many Greeks are worried that if the banks collapse, they will lose everything.
Jul. 8, 2015
Media critics are questioning Gupta's position as both a reporter and a doctor after he misidentified a surgery patient while in Nepal to cover April's deadly earthquake.
Jul. 8, 2015
As the Obama administration looks to expand the number of employees eligible for overtime pay, more companies may curtail the use of email after hours to cut labor costs.
Jul. 8, 2015
Hillary Clinton worked to paint herself as honest and trustworthy in her first national television interview of the 2016 campaign, pointing the finger at Republicans for damaging accusations.
Jul. 7, 2015
Abdullahi Yusuf, 19, had pleaded guilty to charges he tried to leave Minnesota and aid the self-proclaimed Islamic State. He says through his lawyer that the box cutter is not his.
Jul. 7, 2015
The Millennium Development Goals, set in 2000, revolutionized the fight against poverty. Now the world is setting Sustainable Development Goals. But critics say there may be too many priorities.
Jul. 7, 2015
The corporation has U.S. approval, and ships could head for Cuba beginning in May 2016. But travelers can't be just tourists. They have to fit into one of 12 government-established categories.
Jul. 7, 2015
Walk down a street in Peru and you'll likely see an example of the glow-in-the-dark posters and murals. Lots of people love them. But the upper crust — and the government — aren't impressed.
Jul. 7, 2015
Ester and Walt Weaver are among the 177 people jailed after a fight between rival motorcycle clubs in May. They say the guns they carried are legal and they weren't part of the clubs or the violence.
Jul. 7, 2015
Smoky and floral brews can provide a kick of flavor to desserts, especially when blended with chocolate. Pastry chef Naomi Gallego shows us a few tricks for surprising the palate with tea.
Jul. 7, 2015
Proponents of a bill that would let doctors give dying people lethal prescriptions ran into opposition from Latino Democrats. Backers say they're not through trying for approval.
Jul. 7, 2015
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck says his department would investigate any sexual assault accusations against Bill Cosby — even past the statute of limitations.
Jul. 7, 2015
The man who provides the voice of Mr. Burns and many other characters had threatened to leave the show, which is heading into its 27th season.
Jul. 7, 2015
Authorities investigating the troubled state investment fund traced nearly $700 million into Prime Minister Najib Razak's bank accounts, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Jul. 7, 2015
The fighter jet was based at Shaw Air Force Base and had been flying close to Joint Base Charleston at the time of the collision. The F-16 pilot safely ejected.
Jul. 7, 2015
All told, more than half a million Americans used heroin in 2013, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That represents a nearly 150 percent increase since 2007.
Jul. 7, 2015

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