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  • HEADLINE HERE

    UCURQUI, Ecuador It's the year 2043 and this burgeoning city of 100,000 is a high-tech Mecca. Using rare plants from the Amazon, university researchers have cured many diseases; factories churn out nano-sponges that soak up oil spills around the world;...
  • Q&A With Voya Financial CEO Rodney Martin

     Q&A With Voya Financial CEO Rodney Martin
    — Voya Financial Chairman and CEO Rodney O. Martin Jr. came to the company in 2011 at a critical time, just as it was about to separate from its former Dutch parent, ING Groep N.V., and venture out on its own. The separation required a rebranding,...
  • How a bishop moved Lincoln, and saved 265 Dakota Indians

    The Founding Fathers had good reasons for explicitly barring government from inserting itself into matters of religion. But nothing in the Constitution forbids a president from consulting with clerics, and meetings between presidents and religious figures...
  • Take measures to control the sweet stuff: Front Burner

    As a physician, I strive to empower my patients to make better health decisions and to enjoy vitality and optimal health. Unfortunately, I am up against a $1 trillion food industry that wants us addicted to toxic food and a government that supports this...
  • In Nigeria, backlash against U.S. firm hired to improve image

    In Nigeria, backlash against U.S. firm hired to improve image
    Someone tell Levick that Nigeria is, you might say, complicated. Nigeria’s Twittersphere erupted Thursday under the hashtag #SomeoneTellLevick over a government contract signed with U.S. public relations firm Levick last month — reportedly for...
  • Connecticut On Sideline As Others Explore Helping Refugee Kids

    As the federal government scrambles to find shelter for a surge of unaccompanied immigrant children crossing the border from Central America, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has shut down efforts to use Connecticut as a host state, staying removed from a...
  • Ukraine separatists may have mistaken Malaysian airliner for military aircraft; 295 aboard die

    KIEV, Ukraine A Malaysia Airlines passenger jet with 295 people on board crashed Thursday after apparently being struck by a missile over an area of eastern Ukraine where government forces have been battling pro-Russia separatists. There were no...
  • Australian parliament repeals carbon tax, emissions trading scheme

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - The Australian Senate voted on Thursday to scrap the country's carbon tax and plans for emissions trading, a major victory for conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott that leaves uncertainty about how the country will meet its carbon...
  • Ukraine separatists may have mistaken Malaysian airliner for military aircraft; 298 aboard die

    KIEV, Ukraine A Malaysia Airlines passenger jet with 298 people on board crashed Thursday after apparently being struck by a missile over an area of eastern Ukraine where government forces have been battling pro-Russia separatists. There were no...
  • Even in isolated, pristine Tasmania, pressure to allow GMO farming

    POWRANNA Australia (Reuters) - Thousands of Black Angus bulls snort steam gently into the frigid early morning air at Tasmania's largest cattle feedlot as they jostle for space at a long grain trough. The pitch black cattle, blending into their muddy...
  • South Korea to scrap rice import caps, farmers stage protest

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea will scrap caps on rice imports from 2015, potentially opening up the politically sensitive market to more imports from countries such as the United States and China, in a move that has been fiercely resisted by many farmers....