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Every year, the Eternal City plays host to millions of migrating starlings. That creates problems — slippery, splattery problems. Falcons have been enlisted to drive them away, but have failed.

The U.S. has a chronic shortage of truck drivers — by one estimate, the trucking industry is short almost 50,000 drivers. If that number doubles as predicted, shipping disruptions will ensue.

Versions sold that way are based on older formulas, and make tight control of blood sugar harder. But they are cheaper and might save the life of a diabetic patient whose alternative is to go without.

From Argentina to Mexico, well over half of all births are to unwed mothers. The change had occurred rapidly in the past generation, and it's taking place at all economic levels.

Canada's potentially lucrative oil sands business faces serious economic challenges. It has some concerned about its future as environmental critics look for ways to keep the oil in the ground.

Exit polls for the regional elections in France on Sunday show the far-right National Front party has not succeeded in taking control of some of the major regions of the country.

In Baltimore, closing arguments are slated to begin on Monday in the case of the first of six officer to be tried for the death of Freddie Gray. We get a recap of the trial so far.

It's the kind of place where people sit in the same seat day after day. The iconic Manuel's Tavern is getting renovated, and to preserve the bar's character, locals are trying something novel.

The massacre in San Bernardino, California, was a blow to a place that has had its share of adversity. The city has been battered by economic calamity, wildfires, high crime and bankruptcy.

Saudi Arabia has been blamed for exporting a kind of religious extremism that's allowed groups like ISIS to flourish the region. The US embassy in Saudi Arabia says that's not true.




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