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Go Ahead, Little Goat, Eat Some Poison Ivy. It Won't Hurt A Bit

Amazon's getting into the rent-a-goat business (for weed chomping). After all, goats are great at wiping out unwanted plants — even poison ivy. How do they do it?
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A Lesser-Known Human Trafficking Problem: Teenage Basketball Players

There is a lot of money to be made in bringing underage kids to the U.S. and trying to make them the next Kobe. But what happens to the rest of them?
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How Do You Like Los Angeles' New Parking Signs?

Over the weekend, the city rolled out a parking sign template as part of a pilot program to try to simplify what can often be a very confusing parking process.
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Sandwich Monday: Pizza-Flavored Energy Paste

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a new food for athletes: liquid pizza. It's Clif Bar's "energy food" made with tomatoes, carrots, quinoa, sunflower seed butter and sugar.
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Tracking Your Own Health Data Too Closely Can Make You Sick

Why not check bloodwork a few times a year as some celebrities advise? Because too much testing can lead to false positives (and abnormalities that don't threaten health) and to unnecessary treatment.
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Fraternity Named In Retracted 'Rolling Stone' Rape Story To Sue Magazine

Phi Kappa Psi's planned move comes after an independent review found "collective fault" led to the magazine's story about a young woman who said she was gang raped at the University of Virginia.
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Opening Day: Baseball Season Starts In Earnest

In 204 days, two teams will face off in the World Series. Until then, fans can dream about their team winning it all, as Major League Baseball's season gets going.
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In New Orleans, The Scramble For The Right Fit

At the annual Schools Expo in February, families tried to match their needs with the best schools under the city's choice system. This month, they'll find out where they've been assigned.
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A Facebook First: Judge Allows N.Y. Woman To File For Divorce Using Site

Attempts by Ellanora Biadoo to reach her husband, Victor Sena Blood-Dzraku, were unsuccessful. But he has kept in touch exclusively via phone and Facebook.
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Boston Marathon Bombing: Lawyers Make Closing Arguments

Accused bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is expected to be found guilty. But his lawyers have argued he should be spared the death penalty because his older brother masterminded the deadly 2013 attack.

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