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Want To Grow These Apples? You'll Have To Join The Club

New brands are reshaping the apple aisle of supermarkets. Many are "club apples" --varieties that are controlled and managed by select groups of farmers.

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Whether Green With Envy Or Tickled Pink, We Live In A Color-Coded World

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If Literature's Great Characters Could Text, They'd Charm Your Pantalets Off

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Want To Grow These Apples? You'll Have To Join The Club

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Ebola Today Could Mean Illiteracy Tomorrow In West Africa

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Catalonia Votes For Independence; Spain Says It Won't Happen

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People wait in line to cross the border from East to West Berlin one day after the collapse of the Berlin Wall at Friedriechstrasse railway station in Berlin, Germany, on Nov. 10, 1989. The station, known as the Palace of Tears, is now a museum. Michael Richter/DPA/Corbis hide caption

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Berlin's 'Palace Of Tears,' A Reminder Of Divided Families, Despair

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