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Supermarkets Waste Tons Of Food As They Woo Shoppers

In the U.S., consumers account for the biggest share of waste in the food chain. Demand for stocked shelves and unblemished produce, and confusion over date labels lead to mountains of tossed meals.

No End In Sight For Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Lockout

A bitter contract dispute has halted the upcoming 70th season of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, which was slated to begin tonight. Reporter Adam Ragusea has been following this story. He joined GPB’s “All Things Considered” host Rickey Bevington from Macon to talk about why the musicians are protesting and the future of the symphony in Atlanta. A bitter contract dispute has halted the upcoming 70th season of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, which was slated to begin tonight. Reporter Adam Ragusea has been following this story. He joined GPB’s “All Things Considered” host Rickey Bevington from Macon to talk about why the musicians are protesting and the future of the symphony in Atlanta.

To Stop Picky Eaters From Tossing The Broccoli, Give Them Choices

When healthier school lunch standards went into effect, many worried kids would toss their mandated veggies. But researchers say letting kids pick what they put on their tray can cut down on waste.

Spain's Abortion Debate Shakes Government That Pledged To Ban It

Supporters and opponents of abortion have taken turns taking to the streets. After months of protests, the conservative prime minister has dropped his plan to enact a strict anti-abortion law.

On The Cusp: 11-Year-Olds Around The World Share Their Wisdom

Age 11 is when you're most passionate and optimistic, says Australian filmmaker Genevieve Bailey. So she created a documentary looking at the world through the eyes of 11-year-olds in 15 countries.

FBI Chief Says U.S. Has Identified Man Who Beheaded Americans

The Islamic State released a video that appears to show a masked man beheading two American journalists. FBI Director James Comey would not name the suspect.

Remembering Mandolin Hero U. Srinivas

The gifted Indian musician died Sept. 19 at just 45. Hear his music and celebrate his unlikely achievement bringing a Western instrument into the heart of South Indian classical music.

For Police, A Debate Over Force, Cop Culture And Confrontation

When it comes to police using force, what is acceptable and when? And are police too aggressive? Cops say they're trying to survive, but reformers say aggressive cop culture is making things worse.

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