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Love Pine Nuts? Then Protect Pine Forests

An expensive delicacy among nuts, pine nuts are foraged not farmed from distant forests. In some places, the delicate ecosystems that produce the nuts are disappearing.

In Mexico, Protesters Demand Return Of 43 Missing Students

Meanwhile, authorities said they still have not been able to identify 28 bodies found in clandestine graves.

Climate Change Worsens Coastal Flooding From High Tides

Flooding from extreme tidal swings was once just a rare nuisance for coastal cities. But rising sea levels have increased the frequency of these nuisance floods as much as tenfold since the 1960s.

How To Take A Nobel Prize-Winning Picture

This year's Nobel Prize in chemistry went to a team that came up with a way to take a closer look at the secret lives of living cells. It could make biomedical research a lot easier.

A New Museum To Celebrate Southern Food (And You Can Eat The Exhibits)

The Southern Food and Beverage Museum in New Orleans is re-imagining what a museum can be. There's plenty of scholarship, but also taste-testing and a mission to help budding food entrepreneurs.

Police body cameras. Photo: SCMPD

Savannah Police Request Body Cameras

Savannah police officers could soon be wearing cameras that record their interactions with the public.

In 'Season Of Mercy,' Will Vatican Rethink Communion For Divorcees?

Pope Francis hasn't ruled out changing church doctrine that bars divorced and remarried Catholics from receiving Holy Communion. There are fierce opponents, while others favor simplifying annulment.

The Delta checkout line in Atlanta.

Atlanta Airport Screening Travelers For Ebola

Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is one of five American airports that will begin implementing new screening procedures for passengers arriving from West Africa.

Apple Says iOS Encryption Protects Privacy; FBI Raises Crime Fears

Apple says its new operating system for the iPhone features encryption so secure that not even Apple has the key to it. But the FBI warns that the software could limit its ability to fight crime.

Some Good News: Near Perfect Weather For Most Of The Country

A weather map on Wednesday showed no significant watches or warnings across the Lower 48.