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Iowa man charged with making pipe bomb found by young girl

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — An Iowa man has been charged with making and placing a pipe bomb that was recently found by a young...

Western drought brings another woe: voracious grasshoppers

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BILLINGS, Mont. — A punishing drought in the U.S. West is drying up waterways, sparking wildfires and leaving farmers scrambling for water. Next up:...

Amid pandemic, historic Indiana grain mill saw record year

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BRISTOL, Ind. — A grain mill that opened more than 180 years ago in northern Indiana saw a sales boom during the pandemic after...

Iowa’s high court stops lawsuit over farm runoff pollution

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DES MOINES, Iowa — A sharply divided Iowa Supreme Court on Friday stopped a lawsuit aimed at reducing the flow of fertilizer and hog...

Chef Molly Yeh’s lockdown life full of recipes, baby firsts

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Somewhere between testing beet and carrot juice, blueberries and mint in search of the precise hues for a four-tiered rainbow...

Maine’s blueberry crop faces climate change peril

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PORTLAND, Maine — Maine's beloved wild blueberry fields are home to one of the most important fruit crops in New England, and scientists have...

Police: sugar worker, 86, fatally shoots boss after firing

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BELLE GLADE, Fla. — An 86-year-old sugar mill worker with 31 years on the job fatally shot his boss after he was refused another...

Police: sugar worker, 86, fatally shoots boss after firing

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BELLE GLADE, Fla. — An 86-year-old sugar mill worker with 31 years on the job fatally shot his boss after he was refused another...

UN: Famine is imminent in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region

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UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. humanitarian chief warned Friday that famine is imminent in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region and the country's north and there...

Guatemalan lives upturned by failed immigration bids

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TIZAMARTE, Guatemala — Alvina Jerónimo Pérez tries to avoid going out. She doesn't want to see neighbors. She's even changed the chip in her...