Soybeans are sprayed in Iowa in 2013. Enlist Duo is a mixture of two chemicals that farmers have used separately for many years: glyphosate (also known as Roundup) and 2,4-D. The new formulation is intended to work hand-in-hand with a new generation of corn and soybean seeds that are genetically engineered to tolerate sprays of both herbicides.
The Environmental Protection Agency wants to withdraw approval of a controversial herbicide made by Dow AgroSciences. The firm made conflicting claims to EPA and the Patent Office about the product.
Talking about children and food — two great ways to avoid discussing politics.
Nobody wants a side of politics on his or her Thanksgiving table, but it's probably going to happen. Here's some advice to get you through — you may need to buy a duck quacker, though.
The Alto Yellowjackets take the field on Nov. 13, a month after Matthews died.
At least 19 young football players have died so far in 2015. Pediatricians are calling for changes in the way the game is played, including a move to non-tackle games.
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America's Test Kitchen founder Chris Kimball offers advice for going "beyond the cranberry mold" this Thanksgiving.
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The charred remains of the Doctors Without Borders hospital is seen on Oct 16, almost two weeks after it was hit by a U.S. airstrike in Kunduz, Afghanistan.
The Oct. 3 airstrike on a Doctors Without Borders facility in Afghanistan was found to be the result of human error, compounded by faulty equipment and communication failures. The attack killed at least 30 people.
Within Islamic countries, many Muslims are OK using the term "Islamic extremists," but when Westerners use the phrase, it could be seen as an insult.
President Obama, with Attorney General Loretta Lynch standing by, makes a statement in the Roosevelt Room at the White House following a meeting with his national security team Wednesday.
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The president gave a statement urging Americans to travel and gather this Thanksgiving without fear.
Shelly Beach in Ballina, Australia, was closed following a fatal shark attack there in February.
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The trials in the southeastern state of New South Wales are part of a $11.6 million program to protect beachgoers. Drones send real-time images of coastal waters to an operator using GPS coordinates.
Pope Francis is greeted by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta upon his arrival at Nairobi's State House on Wednesday.
The pontiff is expected to address issues of religious tolerance, economic inequality and global warming while he travels through Kenya, Uganda and the war-torn Central African Republic.
Babies have suffocated after being trapped in padded crib bumpers, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Those adorable padded bumpers shown in baby-gear catalogs can be a hazard, and researchers say babies continue to suffocate even though a federal agency has told parents not to use them.
Men dressed as Secret Service agents stand guard next to Tom One and Tom Two, this year's turkey and alternate.
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Presidents have been pardoning turkeys for decades. But why? They used to eat them, actually. The history of the tradition is an odd and sad tale with lots of myths.
The holidays are all about generousity, gratitude, and spending time with the people we love. But we all know the whole "spending time with the people we love" part has its challenges. Hidden Brain is here to help.
The holidays are a time to give thanks and be with the people we love. But sometimes those gatherings can be a bit challenging. This week, social-science based tips for having the best holiday season.
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This frame grab from video by Haberturk TV shows a Russian warplane on fire before crashing on a hill Tuesday, as seen from Turkey's Hatay province. Turkey shot down the Russian warplane Tuesday, claiming it had violated Turkish airspace. Russia denied that the plane crossed the Syrian border into Turkish skies.
One of two pilots survived. Turkey maintains it has a right to defend its airspace. Russia says it will deploy advanced anti-aircraft missiles to its base in Syria.
A bipartisan House measure to overhaul the criminal-justice system has hit a snag. Its higher bar to prove guilt is something the Department of Justice says could benefit top-level executives.
The cost of health plans that allow more choices of doctors and hospitals is rising almost twice as much as those with rigid networks, finds an analysis of markets around the country.
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As Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity turns 100, the scientist would surely be pleased with the revolution he started, a source of wonder and inspiration for all, says Marcelo Gleiser.
Mimi Cheng's Dumplings, a restaurant in New York City, has a November special: Thanksgiving dumplings filled with turkey, stuffing and gravy and served with cranberry sauce.
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Chefs in New York City are packing turkey, cranberry, gravy and stuffing together into small, savory packages. These one-bite wonders take the form of dumplings, croissants and meatballs.
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One revision would crack down on studying tissue and blood samples without getting a person's consent. Another change would make it easier to conduct studies in many locations at once.
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Frank Sinatra in 1947, during a Songs by Sinatra radio broadcast at CBS Radio in New York City.
"It's these fresh vocal cords that haven't been abused yet, broken in yet," Susan Stamberg says of the rare early broadcasts. A new box set of his radio appearances has been released in honor of Sinatra's 100th birthday.
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