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Your Guide To Dining From The Dump

Maximus Thaler really puts his money (or at least, his morals) where his mouth is when it comes to food waste. He's a dumpster diver. And he's happy to share tips for foraging from trash bins safely.
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Airstrikes Move To Syria, Target More Than Just ISIS

The strikes, supported by five Arab nations, are a major escalation in the campaign and hit other extremist groups, including one that the Pentagon says is planning to attack U.S. interests.
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As U.N. Leaders Prepare To Meet, Many Issues Vie For Attention

Multiple crises could be difficult for diplomats to make priorities with so many key issues at stake: the Ebola crisis, terrorism in the Middle East and the war in Ukraine — just to name a few.
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House Lawmakers To Hold Hearing On White House Security Issues

New details are emerging about Friday's incident when a man scaled a fence and reached the White House before the Secret Service subdued him. The incident is prompting questions about lax security.
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Baseball's Regular Season Winds Down, Playoffs Days Away

A handful of Major League Baseball teams have clinched their divisions — others are in tight races. This is the final week of baseball's regular season.
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Newark Looks To Street Signs To Cut Down On Crime

The New Jersey city is installing hundreds of street signs with phrases like "Follow Dreams, Not Crowds." Artist Killy Kilford launches the art partnership "Love Up Guns Down" next month.
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Seattle Plan To Ease Public Housing Waitlist Is Met With Criticism

The city's pubic housing agency wants to hike rents for current residents who are able to work and are not disabled. But that announcement has led to an outcry from those in public housing.
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Treasury Announces Steps To Reduce Corporate Tax Dodges

They're meant to discourage tax inversions by U.S. corporations. Inversions take place when a company merges with a foreign partner and re-incorporates overseas as a way to avoid U.S. taxes.
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Death Cuts Short The Life Of An Alzheimer's Research Volunteer

Justin McCowan wanted to help find a cure for Alzheimer's because it's more common in people like him who have Down syndrome. He died in his sleep last week at age 40.
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As Run-Ins Rise, Police Take Crash Courses On Handling Mentally Ill

As the availability of mental health services has declined, many police departments have trained Crisis Intervention Teams to respond to people with mental illness.

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