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  1. Examples of government efforts to curb consumption of sugars and fatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | The Chronicle Herald

    Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau's office requested an internal analysis last winter to examine the potential impacts of introducing a tax on soft drinks. A January briefing note listed several jurisdictions that have tried to reduce the consumption of sugary and fat-filled foods and drinks.

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  2. Berkeley student killed in Nice honoured at campus vigilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | The Chronicle Herald

    A University of California, Berkeley student who was killed in last week's Bastille Day truck attack in France was remembered Monday as a charismatic and engaged member of the campus community who would not want his death to inspire revenge. of 20-year-old Nicolas Leslie, the Berkeley junior who was one of the 84 people killed in the Nice terror attack.

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  3. Sketch offers evidence Van Gogh cut off nearly all his earRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | The Chronicle Herald

    The star of a new exhibition at the Van Gogh Museum is not one of the Dutch painter's flamboyant masterpieces, but a rough sketch by a junior French provincial doctor. The sketch, recently discovered in an American library, shows just how much of his left ear Van Gogh sliced off in December 1888: almost all of it, according to the drawing by Dr. Felix Rey, who treated Van Gogh.

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  4. Video show humpbacks feeding against San Francisco skylineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | The Chronicle Herald

    A kayaker captured video of humpback whales feasting on fish in a bay with the San Francisco skyline as a backdrop. Lyrinda Snyderman of Berkeley, California, says she was out with three other kayakers to circle nearby Angel Island on Sunday when the group spotted the whales.

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  5. In 'Captain Fantastic,' a Swiss Family Robinson for todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | The Chronicle Herald

    In "Captain Fantastic," Viggo Mortensen plays one of the all-time great movie dads. Holed away in a remote Pacific Northwest teepee, he's raising six children like a bookish, yoga-practicing Swiss Family Robinson.

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  6. U.S. income gap widened in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | The Chronicle Herald

    Financial inequality became even wider in the United States last year, with average income for the top one per cent of households surging 7.7 per cent to $1.36 million. Income for the richest sliver rose twice as fast as it did for the remaining 99 per cent of households, according to an updated analysis of tax data by Emmanuel Saez, an economics professor at the University of California, Berkeley.

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  7. Hostage crisis leaves 28 dead in Bangladesh diplomatic zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | The Chronicle Herald

    The dramatic, 10-hour hostage crisis that gripped the Bangladesh's diplomatic zone ended Saturday morning with at least 28 dead, including six of the attackers, as commandos raided the popular restaurant where heavily armed attackers were holding dozens of foreigners and Bangladeshis prisoner while hurling bombs and engaging in a gunbattle with security forces. The attack marks an escalation in militant violence that has hit the traditionally moderate Muslim-majority nation with increasing frequency in recent months, with the extremists demanding the secular government revert to Islamic rule.

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  8. Philadelphia is 1st major American city with soda taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Chronicle Herald

    Philadelphia became the first major American city with a soda tax on Thursday despite a multimillion-dollar campaign by the beverage industry to block it. The City Council gave final approval to a 1.5 cent-per-ounce tax on sugary and diet beverages.

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  9. Philadelphia set to OK soda tax despite industry oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | The Chronicle Herald

    Philadelphia is set to become the first major American city with a soda tax despite a multimillion-dollar campaign by the beverage industry to block it. The City Council is expected to give final approval Thursday to a 1.5 cent-per-ounce tax on sugary and diet beverages.

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  10. 'Captain Fantastic' is a Swiss Family Robinson for todayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | The Chronicle Herald

    In the film "Captain Fantastic," Viggo Mortensen plays one of the all-time great movie dads. In a teepee in remote Washington State, he's raising six children like a modern-day Swiss Family Robinson. 1 comment

  11. Globe columnist 'deeply regrets' failing to attribute prose, says public editorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | The Chronicle Herald

    The Globe and Mail has apologized for columns written by Margaret Wente that the newspaper said failed to properly attribute prose. "This work fell short of our standards, something that we apologize for," said editor-in-chief David Walmsley, quoted in a column about the latest such allegations against Wente by the paper's public editor, Sylvia Stead.

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  12. Study says most countries' economies weaken with every degree of warmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | The Chronicle Herald

    With each upward degree, global warming will singe the economies of three-quarters of the world's nations and widen the north-south gap between rich and poor countries, according to a new economic and science study. Compared to what it would be without more global warming, the average global income will shrivel 23 per cent at the end of the century if heat-trapping carbon dioxide pollution continues to grow at its current trajectory, according to a study published Wednesday in the scientific journal Nature.

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