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The Salt

In 'Organic Life,' The Making Of America's First Organic Restaurant

Nora Pouillon writes about her lifelong devotion to food in a new memoir, My Organic Life. Her restaurant has been a fixture in the Washington, D.C., food scene since 1979.

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Shots - Health News

State Legislatures Quarrel Over Whether To Expand Medicaid

State Legislatures Quarrel Over Whether To Expand Medicaid

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is set to step onto the national stage with his progressive "Contract With America." Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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NYC Mayor Seeks National Spotlight, New 'Contract With America'

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Sheep are sold in small lots like this one at the Centennial Livestock Auction in Fort Collins, Colo. Luke Runyon/Harvest Public Media/KUNC hide caption

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Sheep Ranchers Count On American Muslims To Keep Lamb On Menu

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In a study in Lesotho, the prospect of earning a cash prize in a lottery motivated young people to practice safe sex. iStockphoto hide caption

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What Might Make Young People Practice Safe Sex? Lottery Tickets!

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In 'Organic Life,' The Making Of America's First Certified Organic Restaurant

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been a leading voice on the left against the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the president's signature trade initiative. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Warren On The 'Tilted Process' Of Asia Trade Bill

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The world's oldest operating cinema, the Eden, in La Ciotat, southern France, screened some of the first films of the Lumiere brothers in 1895. Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Still Playing: The Theater That Saw The Birth Of Cinema

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