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Cheap Eats: Cookbook Shows How To Eat Well On A Food Stamp Budget

A Canadian scholar was unimpressed with the cookbooks available for people on food stamps in the U.S. So she decided to come up with her own set of tips and recipes for eating well on $4 a day.

Killing Of Four Latino Men Sparks Protests In Salinas, Calif.

Calling the shootings "questionable," a civil rights attorney in Oakland requested action by the Justice Department. The Salinas police chief said that would be premature.

Panel Says Plan To Cut Army Strength Goes Too Far

The Pentagon has recommended cutting troop strength to 450,000, but a bipartisan report says that given the global threats, the reduction is too big.

GM Stays At The Top As U.S. Car Sales Surge In July

An analyst says GM might have benefited from the safety recalls that brought customers back to its dealerships. Many automakers saw strong gains compared to last year.

Meet The Cast Of The Met Opera's Labor Drama

Think opera plots are tough to follow? Try wading through the complicated action offstage at the Metropolitan Opera. Here's who's involved with perspective on disputes that aren't new.

Simmering Online Debate Shows Emoji Is In The Eye Of The Beholder

A report from a local Philadelphia TV station is reigniting a debate and getting people all up in arms. (Or should we say, up in hands?)

WWI Diaries Of Poet Siegfried Sassoon Go Public For First Time

Nearly a dozen notebooks and journals by the author, who fought in the British Army during the war, are being released to coincide with the centenary of the start of the conflict.

Cantor To Step Down This Month To Make Room For Successor

After relinquishing his House majority leader post, Eric Cantor, who was defeated in a stunning June primary upset, says he will give up his seat in Congress effective Aug. 18.

Emory Hospital Prepares To Receive Two Ebola Patients

Emory Hospital officials say Americans shouldn’t be afraid that the two healthcare workers with Ebola coming to Atlanta for treatment will cause an outbreak of the disease. That’s despite the fact that officials believe the two workers who will be treated at a special containment unit at Emory Atlanta’s campus will be the first Ebola patients entering the U.S. Speaking to reporters Friday afternoon, Dr. Bruce Ribner, a professor in the Infectious Disease Division at Emory, said the hospital is prepared for these patients.

NYC Man's Chokehold Death Was A Homicide, Medical Examiner Says

The controversial death of Eric Garner was captured in a video that showed his confrontation with police on a Staten Island sidewalk.

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