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Making The Label Matter: A Record Company's Return From Obscurity

Harvest Records used to be known for having a strong link to the progressive rock sound of 1970s London. After laying dormant for years, the label is back, and looking for a new identity.

Israel Allowed To Tap U.S. Munitions Cache For Gaza Offensive

The stockpile, located on Israeli soil, was set up in the 1980s as an emergency supply during wartime. The last time the U.S. granted Israel permission to use it was during the 2006 Lebanon war.

When China Spurns GMO Corn Imports, American Farmers Lose Billions

China has been a big and growing market for U.S. corn. But then farmers started planting a kind of genetically engineered corn that's not yet approved in China, and the Chinese government struck back.

Dow Dives 317 Points, Erasing A Month Of Gains

The Dow Jones industrial average closed at 16,563. It was the worst daily decline since April.

Kentucky Buoys Noah's Ark Park With Millions In New Tax Breaks

The Christian theme park, featuring a 510-foot-long replica of the ark, is getting $18 million in new incentives from the state's tourism board.

Hospitals Fight Proposed Changes In The Training Of Doctors

The Institute of Medicine this week urged Congress to allocate to community clinics more of the $15 billion it spends annually on training new doctors. But hospitals say that's the wrong prescription.

Conflict In Gaza: What You Need To Know Today

Israel called up 16,000 reservists, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to destroy tunnels built by Hamas "with or without a cease-fire."

Star Witness Steps Up To The Stand In McDonnell's Corruption Trial

The corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell continues to unfold, as the prosecution's feature witness, Star Scientific's Jonnie Williams, testified against McDonnell and his wife.

ACLU calls Georgia Immigration Enforcement Overzealous

The American Civil Liberties Union in Georgia is taking aim at state and federal immigration enforcement laws that it says tear apart immigrant families and unnecessarily tie up local police.

As 'Voluntourism' Explodes In Popularity, Who's It Helping Most?

More young adults and teens are swapping suntanning and sightseeing for working in orphanages, building schools and teaching English abroad.

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