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To her thousands of fans and followers, Vani Hari -- the "Food Babe" blogger -- is a savior, brazenly taking on corporations in the name of better eating as she questions processed-food ingredients and manufacturing methods.
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Pakistani rights activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived being shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education, pledged while on a trip to Nigeria to help free a group of schoolgirls abducted by Islamist militants.
A group called Fossil Free UC wants regents to divest the University of California's endowment fund of all fossil fuel holdings.
The Supreme Court last Friday ordered the release of the academic record and degree of a former student activist, Olarenwaju Akinola, fifteen years after completing his study at the University of Ilorin.
Heavy fighting broke out Sunday between an extremist group and Kurdish gunmen in northern Syria, activists said, adding that jihadis have captured a dozen fighters.
But in interviews with food-policy advocates and academics, she is criticized for sensationalized and overblown claims.
In the nation's agricultural heartland, farming is more than a multibillion-dollar industry that feeds the world.
A year after a jury acquitted George Zimmerman of murdering Trayvon Martin, the trial's outcome clearing the former neighborhood watch volunteer is a source of ongoing activism and debate.
Life goes on ... platoon commander Arsen Pavlov, and Elena Kolenkina after their wedding ceremony in the city of Donetsk.
A protest outside Israel's consular offices in downtown Boston turned ugly Friday when 100 anti-Israel demonstrators "swarmed" some dozen Israel supporters.
Pro-Beijing camps have spent the week blasting Occupy Central's plans to peacefully occupy Hong Kong's downtown to demand a genuinely democratic election of the city's next leader.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana is asking U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to extend federal recognition to the hundreds of same-sex couples who were married in Indiana last month.
Then one of the inhabitants of this Roma camp on the northwest edge of Paris, a teenage boy named Darius, was beaten into a coma, apparently by residents of a neighboring housing project.
Bill Hillman isn't detered by being gored by a 1,500-pound animal. Neither are the Chicagoans who plan to run with the bulls over the weekend.
Last week, Natasha decided she had seen enough. Her hometown of Kramatorsk, in east Ukraine, was pocked by airstrikes.
The American Civil Liberties Union and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach are heading to court again in their battle over Kobach's attempts to enforce a proof-of-citizenship requirement for new voters.
Updated: Mon Jul 14, 2014 08:02 am
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