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As Palm Oil Farms Expand, It’s A Race To Save Indonesia’s Orangutans

As Palm Oil Farms Expand, It’s A Race To Save Indonesia’s OrangutansDemand for palm oil is destroying the habitat of endangered Sumatran orangutans. One group is working to rescue, rehabilitate and reintroduce these often-orphaned primates back into the wild.

Utah Lawmakers OK Firing Squad If Lethal Injection Unavailable

It's unclear if GOP Gov. Gary Herbert will sign the measure, which would make Utah the only state in the nation to allow firing squads, into law. Utah abandoned the practice more than a decade ago.

Taking U.S. Politics Beyond ‘The Water’s Edge’

Taking U.S. Politics Beyond ‘The Water’s Edge’For generations, Congress has deferred to presidents when it comes to foreign policy. The concept was tossed out in the past week as Republicans reached out to foreign leaders, one an ally, one a foe.

White House: Obama Traded Emails With Clinton, But Didn’t Know Account Was Private

The president told CBS over the weekend that he learned about Clinton's use of a private email address while she was secretary of state through news reports like "everybody else."

Supreme Court Sends Birth Control Case Back To Appeals Court

Supreme Court Sends Birth Control Case Back To Appeals CourtThe court has ordered a federal appeals court to take a second look at Univeristy of Notre Dame's challenge to the birth control mandate in Obamacare, including opt-out rules for religious groups.

For Young People In Rural Areas, Suicide Poses A Growing Threat

Young men are twice as likely to die by suicide if they live in rural areas rather than cities, and that disparity is widening. Lack of mental health services is a factor; access to firearms is, too.

In Iowa, 2016 Has Begun — At Least For The Republican Party

In Iowa, 2016 Has Begun — At Least For The Republican PartyWhen it comes to presidential politics, Iowa is where things all get started, long before most people realize the election season has begun. And like it or not, the race is on ... if only on one side.

In Syria, Archaeologists Risk Their Lives To Protect Ancient Heritage

In Syria, Archaeologists Risk Their Lives To Protect Ancient HeritageAcademic "Monuments Men" have donned disguises and dodged snipers to help save their country's cultural riches from looting and destruction. Heritage experts warn the losses so far are incalculable.

FDA Tests Turn Up Dairy Farmers Breaking The Law On Antibiotics

FDA Tests Turn Up Dairy Farmers Breaking The Law On AntibioticsRandom tests of milk reveal that a few farmers are treating dairy cows with antibiotics that aren't supposed to be used on them. The FDA is now considering tighter controls to prevent such practices.

Google Thinks We’re Clueless About Cocktails, And It Wants To Help

Google Thinks We’re Clueless About Cocktails, And It Wants To HelpThe world has been Googling up a storm on how to make cocktails like the Moscow Mule, Mojito and Whiskey Sour, according to the tech giant. So it created a new feature to bring you that info faster.