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'Speed Dating' For Farmers And Chefs: ISO A Perfect Local-Food Match

Farmers are shy; chefs are ferocious. But they need each other to put local food on restaurant tables. A "speed-dating" event in Washington, D.C. matches farmers with chefs, aided by free beer.

A mobile clinic outside Mombassa, Kenya, provides women in rural areas with family planning options like contraceptive implants and offers cervical cancer screening as well. Jonathan Torgovnik/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Bans U.S. Funding For Groups That 'Promote' Abortion Overseas

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James Bounds is a West Virginia miner with black lung disease; it took him 4 1/2 years to get compensation benefits. A provision in Obamacare later made qualifying for those benefits much easier. Kara Lofton/West Virginia Public Broadcasting hide caption

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Obamacare Repeal Threatens A Health Benefit Popular In Coal Country

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'Speed Dating' For Farmers And Chefs: ISO A Perfect Local-Food Match

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The Food and Drug Administration headquarters in Silver Spring, Md. The FDA is one of a number of federal agencies with wide-ranging regulatory power intended to protect Americans. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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President Trump To Cut Regulations By '75 Percent' — How Real Is That?

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When women express a lot of ambition in the workplace, research shows they pay a price. PeopleImages/Getty Images hide caption

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Research Examines The Effects Of Gender On Stated Ambition

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Rain and radio towers in Austin, Texas. Scientists found that turning off steady beam lights on towers reduced bird fatalities by 70 percent. Cherry Bream/Flickr hide caption

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How To Make Broadcast Towers More Bird-Friendly: Turn Off Some Lights

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