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Mistura Food Fest Gives Peruvian Cuisine A Chance To Shine

September 17, 2014 - 12:20pm

Every September, top chefs from around the world gather to celebrate the diversity of Peruvian cuisine. But not everyone is convinced the food boom is the answer to the country's historic challenges.

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How Catholic Insurance Companies Outsource Contraceptive Coverage

September 17, 2014 - 12:02pm

For years Catholic health plans have been arranging for independent insurance firms to provide contraceptive coverage to their enrollees.

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For Scotland's 16-Year-Olds, The First Vote Will Be On Independence

September 17, 2014 - 11:55am

Scotland has lowered the voting age from 18 to 16 for Thursday's referendum on independence. But it looks like the youngest voters won't be casting ballots in the way that many had initially expected.

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Growing Business — Show Us Your Desk Plant

September 17, 2014 - 11:11am

New research shows that foliage can be beneficial in the workplace. Now show us your pet desk plant.

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Bangladesh Court Commutes Islamist Leader's Death Sentence

September 17, 2014 - 10:22am

Delwar Hossain Sayedee will instead spend the rest of his life in prison. He was convicted last year for his role in the violence surrounding the 1971 war of independence from Pakistan.

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Wildfire Threatens More Than 1,500 Homes In Northern California

September 17, 2014 - 10:00am

The largest, spreading through the Sierra Nevada forest east of Sacramento, has engulfed more than 18,000 and is only 5 percent contained.

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These People Can Make Student Loans Disappear

September 17, 2014 - 9:14am

A group called Rolling Jubilee has "abolished" more than $3 million in private student loans from the for-profit Corinthian Colleges. And it's just getting started.

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