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Goats and Soda

Breast-Feeding Boosts Chances Of Success, Study In Brazil Finds

A study that followed more than 3,000 babies into adulthood found those who were breast-fed had slightly higher IQ test scores, stayed in school longer and earned more money as adults.

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Celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis during a guest appearance on ABC's The Chew last fall. She can cook rich foods and keep her trim figure, but new research suggests that's a difficult feat for amateur cooks watching along at home. Lou Rocco/ABC/Getty Images hide caption

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Do TV Cooking Shows Make Us Fat?

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The empty frame from which thieves cut Rembrandt's The Storm on the Sea of Galilee remains on display at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. The painting was one of 13 works stolen from the museum in 1990. Josh Reynolds/AP hide caption

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25 Years After Art Heist, Empty Frames Still Hang In Boston's Gardner Museum

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The Cello Player Erik Jekabson
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The abandoned Cherokee Clay and Brick Mine in Lee County, N.C., may become a landfill for coal ash. Dave DeWitt/WUNC hide caption

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After Toxic Ash Spill, Energy Company And Locals Struggle Over Solution

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DAR-1 is one of the many social robots with facial recognition abilities on display for the robot petting zoo at the South by Southwest interactive festival. Jack Plunkett/AP hide caption

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SXSW Debuts Robot Petting Zoo For A Personal Peek Into The Future

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Arizona State fans showcase their Curtain of Distraction during a game against UCLA on Feb. 18 in Tempe, Ariz. Rick Scuteri/AP hide caption

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News From The Charity Stripe

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U.S. soldiers patrol near Kandahar airfield in Afghanistan on June 2014. The House Republicans' budget proposal requests less money for defense than the Obama administration's plan, but tries to close some of the gap by adding billions to the Overseas Contingency Operations fund, which has been helping pay for the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Defense Hawks Are Rejecting House Republicans' Budget

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Breast-Feeding Boosts Chances Of Success, Study In Brazil Finds

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Salvadoran Gen. Carlos Eugenio Vides Casanova, shown in an undated photo, is alleged to have presided over human rights violations in that country, including the murders of four Americans in 1980. AP hide caption

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War Criminals Next Door: Immigration Division Brings Violators To Justice

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A Teamsters union from Lexington, Ky., was on hand as Warren County became the first county in the U.S. to pass a local right-to-work law. Lisa Autry/WKU Public Radio hide caption

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Kentucky Right-To-Work Battle Shifts To Counties

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