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Colombia Calls Off Peace Talks With Rebels Over Captured General

The talks were designed to end 50 years of fighting between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC.

Pope Francis Confirms U.S. Visit In Fall Of 2015

The pontiff said he would travel to Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families. Francis would be the fourth pope to visit the United States.

To End Food Waste, Change Needs To Begin At Home

The U.S. throws out 35 million tons of food each year. While many restaurants, supermarkets and processors are taking responsibility, many consumers aren't. An EPA pilot program aims to change that.

In A Dutch Town, A Glowing Bike Path Inspired By Van Gogh

A modern artist installed a high-tech brick path that glows in the starry night, an homage to one of Van Gogh's most famous paintings.

Medical Marijuana

Lawmakers Press Forward On Medical Marijuana

Republican Rep. Allen Peake has filed legislation to allow registered patients to use medical cannabis to treat illnesses.

The Power Of Suggestion Could Trigger Asthma Or Treat It

Strong odors can be a problem for people with asthma. Even anticipating smells like chemicals or heavy perfumes can lead to an asthma attack. Some scientists think this may lead to new treatments.

Six Words: 'With Kids, I'm Dad. Alone, Thug'

With his brown skin and long dreadlocks, Marc Quarles stands out in his predominantly white neighborhood. He's particularly aware of that, he says, when his biracial children aren't with him.

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