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Sandwich Monday: The Pizza Cake

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the Pizza Cake, which is a fancy way of saying "a bunch of pizzas stacked on top of each other."

A Doctor Turned Mayor Solves A Murder Mystery In Colombia

When Rodrigo Guerrero took office, he was shocked by the murder rate. It seemed logical to blame the drug cartels. But his epidemiologist's eye led him to a different culprit.

Everything But The Squeal: How The Hog Industry Cuts Food Waste

Large-scale hog operations get a bad environmental rap. But when it comes to processing the animals, the industry is a model of efficiency, making use of every last bit in sometimes surprising ways.

A Doctor Unlocks Mysteries Of The Brain By Talking And Watching

If you have a problem with your heart or liver, the diagnosis is likely to be made by a lab test or medical image. But neurologist Allan Ropper says those tests often fail when it comes to the brain.

More Active Play Equals Better Thinking Skills For Kids

How long can you sit still in a desk? How about your 7-year-old? Maybe you could both use a break. A study shows that kids who get to run around and play after school are better at paying attention.

Nationals Get Their First No-Hitter; Derek Jeter Plays Final Game

Jordan Zimmermann thought his no-hitter was gone on the 104th pitch, but a little-used rookie saved the day. And Yankees captain Derek Jeter ends his career in Boston with an RBI-single.

What's At Stake For Hong Kong?

As thousands of people throng Hong Kong's financial district to protest for democratic reforms, many wonder whether Beijing will crack down.

After Fire, FAA Orders Review Of Contingency Plans, Security

On Friday, a contractor intentionally set fire to an FAA air traffic facility that has caused flight delays and cancellations for days.

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