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Heavy Loads Of Pollen May Shift Flight Plans Of The Bumblebee

Foraging bumblebees can pick up nearly half their weight in pollen before heading home to the hive, research shows. All that weight tucked into hollows on their hind legs can complicate flying.

Wanted: More Bulls With No Horns

Most U.S. dairy cows are born with horns, but most farms remove them. Animal welfare groups say dehorning is cruel. Instead, they want ranchers to breed more hornless cattle into their herds.

Basketball (And The NBA) Try To Find Fans In South Africa

Soccer is the national sport. But this was a big weekend for hoops in Johannesburg. Two top local teams faced off and the NBA played its first African exhibition game.

President Obama Unveils New Power Plant Rules In 'Clean Power Plan'

Key elements include a requirement that would cut the power industry's carbon pollution by 32 percent below 2005 levels in the next 15 years.

The Play's The Thing High School Productions Down The Decades

Bob Mondello looks at the most-produced shows at high schools through seven decades and ponders what the choices made by drama teachers tell us.

Ghosts Of Katrina Still Haunt New Orleans' Shattered Lower Ninth Ward

A decade after the hurricane, the city has mostly bounced back, but not the African-American neighborhood with some of the worst damage. Many people didn't return; life's a struggle for those who did.

Texas Attorney General Turns Himself In On Fraud Charges

Facing three felony charges of securities fraud, Ken Paxton was processed at a county jail and released on bail Monday morning.

Greek Stocks Drop Sharply As Market Reopens For First Time Since June

When it opened, the Athens Stock Exchange General Index plummeted from 797.52 to a new 52-week low of 615 a drop of nearly 23 percent.

Get Ready For The Biggest Week Yet In The GOP Race For President

Republican presidential hopefuls are about to get their biggest test yet as they battle to make it onto the debate stage Thursday and woo voters who are just tuning into the contest.

Allegations Of Corruption Dog Mexico's First Lady Anglica Rivera

Rivera promised she would sell a multimillion-dollar home bought under controversial circumstances. Many questions remain regarding the purchase, and she hasn't sold the house.

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