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World Apr 04

Solar Suitcase: Saving Lives with Solar Power

Dr. Laura Stachel and her husband founded We Care Solar to help bring light to the estimated 300,000 hospitals and clinics in the developing world that don't have reliable sources of electricity. Our slideshow highlights Stachel's work toward equipping remote…

Health Jun 02

Plate Pushing Vegetables, Fruit Ousts Food Pyramid

The government scrapped its food pyramid Thursday, replacing it with MyPlate, a campaign that encourages Americans to fill up half their diet with fruits and vegetables, and avoid sugary drinks and oversized portions.

Nation Jul 27

A Closer Look at WikiLeaks’ Past, Future

While some cheer the mission of the WikiLeaks website and the secret material it has disclosed, the site continues to rankle U.S. government officials who say it poses threats to national security, lives and diplomatic matters.

Arts Jul 06

Remembering Robert C. Byrd, the Fiddler

As longtime West Virginia Sen. Robert C. Byrd is laid to rest today today, Art Beat looks back at the statesman's musical side, which shone through in his fiddling prowess.

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