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'The Fried Chicken Capital': Where Racial Progress Began Along The Rails

Fried chicken is a racially fraught food. But for African-American women in Gordonsville, Va., the dish became a route to financial independence after the Civil War.
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The Real Hunger Games: Peru's Wachiperi Use Arrows To Nab Dinner

But their archery traditions are changing. They lay off endangered animals, and the women in the community are eager to take lessons so they don't have to depend on the men for a main course.
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Demonstrators Call For D.C. To Dump Donald Trump

Thursday brought a barrage of criticism against GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump over his inflammatory comments about Mexican immigrants.
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Buzz Kill For Bumblebees: Climate Change Is Shrinking Their Range

Wild bees are some of nature's busiest pollinators of crops and flowers. But new evidence suggests a warming climate is squeezing the bounds of where bumblebees can live.
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Longtime Chef For The Homeless Hangs Up His Apron

After 14 years feeding some of the city's neediest residents, Chef Steve Badt has helped change how people think about cooking for the homeless.
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From Medicine To Modern Revival: A History Of American Whiskey, In Labels

During Prohibition, booze was banned, but "medicinal" spirits weren't, a loophole whiskey makers exploited. That's just one of the tidbits a new book tracing the history of whiskey labels reveals.
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With Early Lines And Go-Go Swing, A New Ben's Chili Bowl Opens On H Street

One of D.C.'s most beloved eateries now has a second location to bring its half-smokes to the public.

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Celebrity Chef José Andrés Pulls Out Of Trump Hotel

The restauranteur says it's impossible to open an eatery at Donald Trump's hotel given his disparaging remarks about immigrants.
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Can Subway Freshen Up Its Image After Jared?

Jared Fogle's dramatic story of weight loss helped to propel the Subway sandwich chain into a dominant player in fast food. So what happens now that Subway has suspended ties to its brand ambassador?
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Subway Suspends Ties With Pitchman Jared Fogle

Authorities raided Fogle's home, but he has not been arrested or charged. Tuesday's raid puts a spotlight on Fogle's ties to the former head of a foundation he created to fight childhood obesity.

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