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Who Determines Whether Someone Has A 'Latino Heart'?

New Mexico gubernatorial candidate Gary King has lost support among Latino voters in the state after questioning the Latino bona fides of incumbent Gov. Susana Martinez.

Pistorius Could Still Compete For South Africa In Olympics

Despite a conviction for culpable homicide and the looming possibility of a jail term, Oscar Pistorius would be free to compete, says the head of South Africa's Olympic committee.

'Nude' Or Not, Women's Cycling Team Uniform Makes Waves

Some observers called the outfits which in photos seem to feature a swatch of flesh-tone-colored fabric in their lower region "rude," "wrong" and a "disaster."

In Georgia, Is The Free Market Enough To Manage Smoking In Bars And Restaurants?

A Macon nightclub has banned smoking inside its establishments. That begs the question whether business or local government should dictate whether smoking should happen in bars and restaurants.

The Perfect Summer Peach Wasn't Always So Rosy

The peaches we eat today look very little like the first peaches planted. We can thank the Chinese farmers who first domesticated the fruit for kicking off millennia of breeding for perfection.

Mexican Resort Town Pummeled By Powerful Hurricane Odile

The Category 3 cyclone, the strongest on record to hit the region, slammed the tourist destination of Cabo San Lucas and will weaken as it moves up the Baja California peninsula, forecasters say.

Leaders Meet In Paris To Forge Fight Against Islamic State Militants

Representatives from more than 20 countries have gathered in the French capital to form a coalition to defeat the insurgency.

European Scientists Choose Site For Rosetta's Comet Touchdown

After a decade-long journey to reach Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, the ESA says it has found the best spot for a planned November landing.

Antibiotics Prescribed For Children Twice As Often As Needed

About 27 percent of respiratory tract infections in children are caused by bacteria, a study finds. But doctors prescribe antibiotics for 57 percent, leading to 11 million unneeded prescriptions.

Chinese Teacher Is Busted After Demanding Gifts From Students

In China's extremely competitive school system, families often buy presents for teachers. But a teacher has been suspended after she was caught on tape demanding gifts and insulting her students.

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