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Congress looks set to repeal requirements for country-of-origin labels on packages of meat at the grocery store. The labels declare where an animal was born, raised and slaughtered.

Hardly anyone roasts American chestnuts over an open fire anymore: A blight all but wiped out the trees they grow on. Now the discovery of a soaring survivor could aid efforts to breed a hardier tree.

David Cohen and Krysten Connon, authors of Living in the Crosshairs, discuss the harassment, violence and constant fear that many abortion providers face — both in their clinics and at their homes.

The pharmaceuticals executive was arrested Thursday for securities fraud. Prosecutors say he took stock from a biotech firm he founded and used it to pay debts from other business deals.

The Lucasfilm president was handpicked by George Lucas to take over his company and the franchise. She's aware that all her film mentors have been men; "I need to bring other women along," she says.

The holiday season can be stressful, but for energy workers, December is turning out to be especially tough. Oil and gas firms have laid off close to 56,000 Texans in the past year.

A law passed by Seattle, which allows Uber and other contract drivers to organize, raises many legal questions. But despite claims by Uber, labor experts say, it has real teeth.

The Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, where a terrorist couple killed 14 people, is covered by terrorism insurance. In fact, 6 in 10 major U.S. businesses are insured for terrorism damage.

Less than 1 percent of applicants make the cut. But there's more than one way in. Passion helps. Be persistent. Oh, and be tops in what you're doing right now.

John and Katrina Vowell used their small savings to start Major Chords for Minors in Saginaw, Mich., because they were worried about the city's youth. Now they have 130 students and a long wait list.




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