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Cattle graze in pasture formed by cleared rainforest land in Pará, Brazil. A new online tool makes it easier for food companies to detect this kind of land-clearing by their suppliers. Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images hide caption

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Don't Cut Those Trees — Big Food Might Be Watching

Dozens of food companies have promised to stop their suppliers from clearing forests in order to grow crops or graze cattle. Now the companies have a tool to monitor those farmers from space.

Cattle graze in pasture formed by cleared rainforest land in Pará, Brazil. A new online tool makes it easier for food companies to detect this kind of land-clearing by their suppliers. Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images hide caption

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Don't Cut Those Trees — Big Food Might Be Watching

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Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell has been under pressure from President Trump to cut interest rates. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Fed Cuts Interest Rates For 1st Time Since 2008

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Wanda Onafuwa says a house next door to her in Baltimore fell into disrepair after Bank of America foreclosed on the property. Courtesy of Wanda Onafuwa hide caption

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A New Trump Rule Could Weaken A Civil Rights Era Housing Discrimination Law

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The award-winning British cartoon Peppa Pig airs in more than 180 countries. Peppa, who is voiced by 17-year-old Harley Bird, has just dropped her first album titled "My First Album." ABD Ltd/Ent. One UK Ltd 2003 hide caption

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Queue Up Your Preschool Playlist, 'Peppa Pig' Has Just Dropped 'My First Album'

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Harold Prince poses with his Tony Award for best direction of a musical in 1980. He earned the honor for his work on Evita. Associated Press hide caption

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Hal Prince, Transformational Broadway Producer And Director, Has Died

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