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'Chicago Tribune' Restaurant Critic Reveals His Identity After 30 Years

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Marriott International became the latest company to announce it will stop using plastic straws, saying it would remove them from its more than 6,500 properties by next July. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Didier Tass, behind the counter of his butcher shop, says he purchases meat from small farmers who raise cows and butcher them humanely and in small quantities. Eleanor Beardsley/NPR hide caption

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French Butchers Ask For Protection After Threats From Militant Vegans

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Archaeologists Find 14,500-Year-Old Bread

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Brian Kleinsasser, left, who works in the hog barn at Cool Spring Colony, helps Jake Waldner set up the Hutterite table during a Long Table dinner event at The Resort at Paws Up. Stuart Thurlkill / via Paws Up hide caption

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Tourists eat fried insects, including locusts, bamboo worms, dragonfly larvae, silkworm chrysalises and more during a competition in Lijiang, China. For Westerners, eating insects means getting over the ick factor. VCG/Getty Images hide caption

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Arby's is among seven fast-food chains that have agreed to stop limiting their workers' ability to take jobs at other restaurants in the same chain. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Fast-Food Chains Back Away From Limits On Whom They Hire

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A foal nurses from a mare at the Lindenhof Stud in Brandenburg, Germany. While mare's milk remains a niche product, its reputation as a health elixir is causing trouble for European producers in a more regulated age. Susanna Forrest/for NPR hide caption

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As cities and companies — including Starbucks — move to oust straws in a bid to reduce pollution, people with disabilities say they're losing access to a necessary, lifesaving tool. Thn Rocn Khosit Rath Phachr Sukh /EyeEm via Getty Images hide caption

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Why People With Disabilities Want Bans On Plastic Straws To Be More Flexible

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Ten states and the District of Columbia are investigating Wendy's and other fast-food chains over the use of "no poach" agreements that limit the ability of workers to switch jobs. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Regulators Investigate Fast-Food Chains' Limits On Whom They Hire

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The alkali bee is slightly smaller than a honey bee, with opalescent stripes that shimmer between yellow, green, red and blue. Aaron Scott/Oregon Public Broadcasting hide caption

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Southeast Oregon rancher Rancher Wayne Evans says he'll make it through this short water year, but it could cost him as much as $100,000 in lost hay, lost weight on his calves and equipment for hauling water to his livestock. Anna King/Northwest News Network hide caption

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Deepening Drought In Western U.S. Costs Ranchers Money And Heartache

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How The 'Battling' Kellogg Brothers Revolutionized American Breakfast

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Jana Krocakova and Petra Plankova of Mamma HELP show off their new brew aimed at helping breast cancer patients undergoing chemo to "feel normal" and overcome their impaired sense of taste. Elizabeth Zahradnicek-Haas hide caption

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Rancher Buck Taylor proudly flies his American and Trump flags by his driveway mailboxes and signpost in Diamond Valley, Ore. He and other ranchers are facing new tariffs on beef exports that could cost him – but he doesn't blame President Trump. Anna King/Northwest News Network hide caption

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Northwest Ranchers Have Beef With Trump's Trade Wars, But Still Support Him

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