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How Foster Farms Is Solving The Case Of The Mystery Salmonella

Foster Farms has been accused of poisoning its customers with salmonella bacteria. But in recent months, the company has become a leader in the poultry industry's fight against the foodborne pathogen.

In Haiti, An 'American Idol'-Style Contest About Child Slavery

Last week, thousands of Haitians gathered in a stadium for the final round in a national songwriting contest. The topic: restavek, the term for the thousands of children who are modern-day slaves.

Hey, You've Got Mites Living On Your Face. And I Do, Too

If you're grossed out by the idea that tiny relatives of scorpions are living in the pores of your nose, you're not alone. But everybody's got Demodex mites, a study finds. And they're kind of cute.

State Department 'Looking Into' Reports Of Another Jihadi Killed In Syria

After confirming earlier this week that Douglas McCain was killed fighting with Islamic State militants, U.S. officials say they are probing a report of a second American jihadi killed in Syria.

China Warns U.S. Over Surveillance Flights

Beijing rejected U.S. claims that one of its warplanes made a reckless intercept of a U.S. Navy P-8 and said if Washington wants good relations with China, it should end "close surveillance" flights.

Murder Charges Dismissed Against Former Top Thai Leaders

Ex-Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and his deputy, Suthep Thaugsuban, were charged in connection with a bloody 2010 crackdown on protesters.

USC's Josh Shaw Suspended For Making Up Heroic Tale

Shaw had explained that he sprained both his ankles because he jumped from a second-floor balcony to save his drowning nephew. The cornerback has now admitted that was a lie.

Freemasonry Still Alive And Well, And (Mostly) Men-Only

The Freemasons are arguably one of the world's most famous men's organizations. Membership has been falling in the U.S. since the 1960s, but millennials are now showing an interest in the fraternity.

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