Swedish endurance athlete Mikael Lindnord managed to get Arthur, a dog his team befriended in Ecuador, to come home with him. Krister Goransson/Peak Performance hide caption

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Stray Dog Follows Athletes Through Mud And Water, Melting Hearts

After a stray dog met a team of Swedish adventure athletes in Ecuador, he ran for miles through rough terrain and swam to keep up, eventually forcing his way onto the team. Now Arthur the dog is famous — and it all started with a meatball.

An apiary on the outskirts of Chengdu, China produces about 440 pounds of honey a day. American honey importers say they suspect the uptick in honey coming from Turkey actually originated in China. Liu Jin /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Why American Honey Importers Are Wary Of 'Turkish' Honey

American honey importers say they've noticed an odd surge in cheap honey from Turkey. They think some of that honey really came from China, which is subject to U.S. trade restrictions.

A woman waits for customers at a street market where she sells shoes in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Brazil and other Latin American economies have prospered by selling commodities and low-tech goods. But now many economies are struggling, and some point to the region's lack of high-tech and other cutting edge industries. Andre Penner/AP hide caption

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A Warning For Latin America's Faltering Economies: 'Innovate Or Die' WLRN

Latin economies thrived when prices for raw commodities soared. But with those prices down sharply, the region is hurting due to a lack of high-tech and other cutting-edge industries.

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On Lumley Beach, after day trippers have headed home, prostitutes look for customers along a 100-yard stretch of road near some of the nicer hotels as well as near the bars and restaurants along the beachfront. Simon Akam/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Hissing And Sighing: The Lament Of Sex Workers In Sierra Leone

Ebola has made it harder for the prostitutes who issue a come-hither "hiss" along Lumley Beach. Customers are hard to find, pay is down, and, like everyone, the women are scared of the deadly virus.

Baked Squash Kibbeh: Middle-Eastern kibbeh is a finely ground combination of beef or lamb, bulgur, and onions either formed into balls and deep-fried or pressed into a pan and baked. For a vegetarian version of this flavorful dish, why not pair butternut squash with the warm spices? Steve Klise/Courtesy of America's Test Kitchen hide caption

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A Gluten-Free Thanksgiving? We've Got You Covered

It's like the start of a bad joke: A vegan, a gluten-free and a paleo walk into a bar — except it's your house, and they're gathered around the Thanksgiving table. Don't panic — we've got recipes.

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy testifies at an oversight hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 23, 2014. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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EPA Proposes New Rules To Curb Ozone Levels

The rules would lower the threshold for ozone from 75 parts per billion to between 65 ppb to 70 ppb. They are likely to be opposed by industry groups as well as Republicans.

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