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4:26 am
Sun March 29, 2015

Cheez Whiz Helped Spread Processed Foods. Will It Be Squeezed Out?

A Cheez Whiz ad from 1952.
Courtesy of Kraft Foods

Originally published on Sun March 29, 2015 7:33 am

Will Cheez Whiz survive the merger?

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Europe
4:26 am
Sun March 29, 2015

Ukrainian Protestants Say Religious Intolerance Rising In Donetsk

Originally published on Sun March 29, 2015 7:33 am

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Politics
4:26 am
Sun March 29, 2015

Clinton Seeks A 'New Relationship' With The Press

Originally published on Sun March 29, 2015 7:33 am

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Europe
4:26 am
Sun March 29, 2015

Greek Voters Want Their Government To Show Some Fight

Originally published on Sun March 29, 2015 8:40 am

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Goats and Soda
2:25 am
Sun March 29, 2015

Heat Tolerant, Tough Teeth, Lots Of Milk — They're Supergoats!

The Galla goat is a secret weapon in efforts to cope with climate change.
Courtesy V. Atakos/CCAFS

Originally published on Sun March 29, 2015 8:34 am

Villagers in a rural district of Kenya are getting a helping hoof to adapt to climate change. A newly introduced breed of "supergoat" is cutting the number of months per year that villagers in the district of Nyando go hungry.

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Sports
3:35 pm
Sat March 28, 2015

The Cautionary Tale Of A Big-Time Bracket Bust

Oklahoma's Buddy Hield, right, and Denzel Valentine of Michigan State played in Friday's East Regional Semifinal of the 2015 NCAA tournament in Syracuse. If you've got money riding on this year's NCAA tournament, you might want to hear about what happened to John Bovary's football pool.
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Originally published on Sun March 29, 2015 7:57 am

About 25 years ago, John Bovery started a modest football pool out of his home in New Jersey. It had 57 participants, all friends and co-workers.

But thanks to word of mouth — and the multiplying factor of email — Bovery's pool grew to staggering proportions. At one point, it got too large for Bovery to handle himself, so he contacted a software company to custom-build something suited to his needs.

By 2009, it included more than 8,000 entries from people around the globe, with a total payout of more than $800,000.

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The Salt
2:24 pm
Sat March 28, 2015

Not Just Sugary-Sweet, Hard Cider Makes A Comeback

The Wassail cider bar, which recently opened in New York City, offers a dozen ciders on tap and another 80 or so in bottles.
Noah Devereaux for Wassail

Originally published on Sat March 28, 2015 2:27 pm

There's a new bar in New York City devoted to the fastest-growing alcoholic beverage in America. But don't expect a list heavy on craft beer or bourbon.

Wassail is a cider bar.

"You can see the color, very deep," says Ben Sandler, co-owner of the bar and restaurant on Manhattan's Lower East Side. He's filling my glass with a delicious amber liquid from E.Z. Orchards in Salem, Ore. "You can see it's kind of cloudy, so it's not filtered. Really dry."

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Space
2:22 pm
Sat March 28, 2015

Astronaut Twins To Separate For The Sake Of Space Travel

Originally published on Sat March 28, 2015 2:24 pm

This segment originally aired on April 27, 2014.

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That's astronaut Scott Kelly.

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Music
2:22 pm
Sat March 28, 2015

Using Computers To Connect With Classical Music

Originally published on Sat March 28, 2015 2:30 pm

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World
2:22 pm
Sat March 28, 2015

An Update On Yemen's Escalating Crisis

Originally published on Sat March 28, 2015 2:27 pm

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