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Floods Hit Phoenix In Area's Wettest Day Ever Recorded

The more than 3 inches of rainfall already recorded in the Phoenix region Monday represents more than a third of its normal annual total.

More Than Half Of U.S. Bird Species Threatened By Climate Change

A new Audubon report shows how climate change could affect the ranges of 588 North American bird species by the end of the century. Bald eagles, loons and orioles are among those facing major threats.

Healthy Food? Huddle House Won't Be Serving That Anytime Soon

Huddle House says its customers don't want healthy options or calorie counts. But by defying healthy trends, the chain seems increasingly and unapologetically out of step with the competition.

NFL's Baltimore Ravens Cut Ray Rice After New Video Surfaces

The video apparently shows Rice's then-fiancee, Janay Palmer, being hit in the face. The running back was initially suspended for two games; now the league has suspended Rice indefinitely.

From A Chinese Apartment To Wall Street Darling: The Rise Of Alibaba

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's initial public stock offering in New York is expected to be one of the biggest ever. It's come a long way since a former English teacher founded it in 1999.

Marin Cilic Wins U.S. Open, Sealing An Improbable Journey

The Croatian defeated Roger Federer to get to the final. He denied Kei Nishikori, himself a huge underdog, the title in three sets on Monday.

Could Great Lakes Fisheries Be Revived Through Fish Farms?

This summer, Michigan's aquaculture industry took a step forward. And that has touched off a debate over whether the Great Lakes are an appropriate place for fish farming.

After A Tumultuous Summer, Ukrainian Kids Return To School

With Ukraine in an uneasy cease-fire, schoolkids returned to class this month and attempted to resume normal life. They tell what back-to-school feels like when their country's been at war all summer.

Time To Send A Message To Pregnant Women Who Use Tobacco

For the first time, there's data on tobacco use by pregnant women in low- and middle-income countries. The news is not too bad. But there's still a need for messages about the risk to an unborn child.

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