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The Durian Fruit Is Known For Its Potential Stench

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Probiotics For Babies And Kids? New Research Explores Good Bacteria

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Signs hung up in front of a vacant lot in Weeksville, Brooklyn, in 2014 by members of 596 Acres, an organization that maps vacant lots in New York City and advocates for community stewardship of th at land. Murray Spenser Cox hide caption

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Leroy Bates shops at the Rising Up food pantry in Fort Morgan, Colo. Clients can visit it 13 times a year. Esther Honig/Harvest Public Media hide caption

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Irn Bru is known as Scotland's "other national drink." But the beloved bright orange soft drink is a sugar bomb, so its makers have reformulated it to comply with a new U.K. sugar tax. Andrew Milligan /PA Images via Getty Images hide caption

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Och, No! Some Scots Cry As Their Beloved Soda Gets A Less Sugary Revamp

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An illustration from the Maciejowski Bible (also called the Morgan or Crusader Bible) circa 1250, called "David Spares Saul In the Cave." The Pierpont Morgan Library hide caption

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Dinner Menu For Inter-Korean Summit Is Stirring Up A Side Of Controversy

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The Diamond B Ranch, north of Cheyenne, Wyo., is no longer a working property. It's been bought and subdivided by a realty company. Cooper McKim/Wyoming Public Radio hide caption

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Rural Lands At Risk As Ranchers Prepare For Retirement

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Brad Felger, founder and CEO of Airstrike Bird Control, has had a self-described love for everything with feathers, scales or tails since he was 12 years old. Esmy Jimenez/NWPB hide caption

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Failure To Declare Apple At Customs Costs Colorado Woman $500

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Brigitte Macron, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and President Trump attend a state arrival ceremony at the White House on Tuesday. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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First State Dinner: A Chance For Melania Trump To Put Her Stamp On The White House

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From left: Aladdin Sane, Thin White Duke, Ziggy Stardust, Major Tom, The Man Who Fell to Earth, and Halloween Jack are Bowie-inspired cocktails made by BKW by Brooklyn Winery. Shelby Hearn/BKW by Brooklyn Winery hide caption

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In 'At My Table,' Nigella Lawson Celebrates Home Cooking

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