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Researchers Appear Close To A Remedy For Citrus Greening Disease

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 4:09am

Florida is known for its oranges and orange juice. For the past decade, a disease called greening has devastated the citrus crop there, and it has spread to other states. Now there's hope for a cure.

Hoping To Rebuild Connections, Marine From Darkhorse Battalion Reunite

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 4:09am

Marines belonging to the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment — one of the hardest-hit units to deploy to Afghanistan during the war there — last weekend held their first reunion outside San Diego.

U.S. Allies Told Don't Use ISIS As An Accuse To Crack Down On Dissent

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 4:09am

At a U.N. Security Council meeting, U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power put Egypt on the spot for restricting free speech. She said attacks on the media create alienation benefiting terror groups.

Ahead Of November's Election, Progressive Groups Ready Anti-Trump Messages

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 4:09am

As Donald Trump marches toward the official Republican presidential nomination, pro-Clinton superPACs are making alliances and amassing cash to take on Trump.

Market Grows For Fashionable But Modest Clothing

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 4:09am

A Turkish fashion mogul has teamed up with the Islamic Fashion and Design Council to present the first Modest Fashion Week in Istanbul. Renee Montagne talks to Melanie Elturk, CEO of Haute Hijab.

Blankenship To Begin Serving Time As Conspiracy Case Is Appealed

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 4:09am

Ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship heads to prison to begin serving a one-year sentence. He was convicted of conspiring to violate federal mine safety laws after a 2010 coal mine collapse.

Immigrants Rush To Become Citizens To Vote Against Trump

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 4:09am

Thousands of immigrants are trying to become U.S. citizens ahead of the presidential election. Immigrant groups encourage people to become citizens so they can vote in November against Donald Trump.

In All-Night Session, Brazil's Senate Preps For Impeachment Vote

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 4:09am

Senators in Brazil spent the night making their arguments on whether to support impeaching the president. If she's suspended for trial, the vice president would temporarily run the country.

Undaunted By China's Rulebook, Lesbian Couple Has Twins Via Surrogacy

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 3:45am

There is increasing openness toward non-traditional families in China, though only married, heterosexual couples are allowed access to assisted reproduction. Here's one couple that found a workaround.

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