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Chiquita Fruit Company Is Bought By Two Brazilian Firms

The Charlotte, N.C.-based company traces its roots to the 1870s, when American entrepreneurs brought bananas to U.S. consumers from the Caribbean.

'Welcome Back, Kotter' Actress Marcia Strassman Dies At 66

She also had roles in M*A*S*H and the 1989 Rick Moranis comedy Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.

N.J. Says Quarantined Nurse Will Be Discharged, Allowed To Leave

Kaci Hickox, the nurse who spent the weekend in mandatory quarantine after arriving in New Jersey from West Africa, will be discharged from the hospital and allowed to leave the state, officials say.

Attacker Made Video Of Himself Before Shooting, Canadian Police Say

Police say they have "persuasive evidence" the shooting at a war memorial and Parliament building was ideologically and politically driven. The video, under analysis, will not be released for now.

After Sunday Service, Georgia Churches Get Souls To The Polls

If Democrat Michelle Nunn wins in Georgia, it will likely be because of strong African-American voter turnout. Black churches are busing congregants to early voting locations after Sunday services.

Corneal Implants Might Make Reading Glasses Obsolete

For most people, the need for reading glasses is as inevitable as gray hair and wrinkles. Companies are experimenting with corneal implants to improve the ability to focus close up.

U.S. Women's National Soccer Team Cements Its Dominance

The U.S. team didn't give up a single goal in the 5-game CONCACAF tournament. They capped off their performance Sunday with a near-perfect 6-0 game against Costa Rica.

Pandora Hopes To Lure Musicians Backstage With Analytics

The music streaming company is making a play for artists' goodwill, announcing a new service that gives musicians access to data on who is listening to their music, when and where.

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