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Is The Food Babe A Fearmonger? Scientists Are Speaking Out

The food system is awash in chemicals and additives. One woman has made a career out of investigating them. But a cadre of critics says she's creating more confusion than clarity about food.

Putin Defiant In Speech In Face Of Sanctions, Economic Woes

The Russian president said in his state of the union speech that the "difficulties" his country faces "also create new possibilities." He accused the West of trying to break up Russia.

Al-Qaida Branch In Yemen Threatens To Kill Hostage

The man in the video says he's a British-born American citizen, who was kidnapped in Sanaa in September. A militant on video says the U.S. has three days meet unspecified demands.

NASA Scrubs Launch Of Orion Spacecraft

After several issues, including high winds, stuck engine valves and a boat downrange of the launch site, the space agency said it would cancel today's planned launch of the new vehicle.

Super Typhoon Hagupit Takes Aim At The Philippines

The storm is expected to be at least a Category 4 when it hits the island chain on Friday. Some places are still recovering from the devastation wrought by Typhoon Haiyan in 2013.

Teachers Go Door-Knocking In Nashville

In Nashville, Tenn., several public schools are struggling to compete with nearby charters. To recruit more students, teachers are tearing a page from the charter playbook: going door to door.


Video: Jellyfish Industry Meets Resistance In South Carolina

Many have hailed the market for cannonball jellyfish as a saving grace for struggling shrimpers. But residents of Beaufort County, where a new plant is in the works, aren't so sure.

The Man Argentines Love To Hate Is An American Judge

Little-known in the U.S., Thomas Griesa is a villain and scapegoat in the Argentine media. The federal court judge in New York has ruled against Argentina in its battles with its "vulture" creditors.