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Fox snaps at food stamps

By Marvin Olasky
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Government | Fox News did a good job last night with an hour-long special, “The great food stamp binge.” Bret Baier narrated a story with segments on North Carolina…

$330,000 burger needs more salt

By Daniel James Devine
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Food | The world’s first lab-grown hamburger got a taste test today in London, and it needs ketchup, mustard, and onions: Food critics said the burger’s flavor…

Bacon: Man’s best friend?

By Aimee Stauf
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Food | Evidence that pigs can respond to their names, learn complicated tricks, and interact sociably with owners has led one animal-rights group to claim would-be…

American soda slump drives high-calorie exports

By Aimee Stauf
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Health | Whether they call it pop, soda, or coke, Americans are drinking fewer bubbly beverages. Major soft-drink companies Coca-Cola Co., PepsiCo, and Dr Pepper…

Caribbean immigrants ship food home using food stamps

By Andrew Branch
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Poverty | Caribbean immigrants in New York City have found a new way to help their poor families back home—shipping food in 50-gallon barrels. While the innovative…

Food stamps and congressional ‘cruelty’

By Andrew Branch
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Poverty | Is Congress cruel? Greg Kaufmann, author of “This Week in Poverty” for The Nation , thinks so: “Congress continues to pummel low-income people…

House farm bill sows seeds for bigger legislative fight

By Andrew Branch
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Agriculture | The U.S. House of Representatives approved a scaled-back farm bill Thursday, setting up what could be an even bigger fight over food stamps and the role of…

Midday Roundup: Liberty loses round against Obamacare’s employer mandate

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Court battle. Liberty University has lost its second bid to persuade a federal appeals court to strike down Obamacare’s employer mandate. Lawyers for the…

Feds rule diet soda in, cookies out

By Aimee Stauf
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Food | The U.S. Department of Agriculture finalized regulations today to limit the amount of fat, calories, sugar, and sodium in foods and drinks sold at schools…

Food companies go ‘natural’ in latest marketing trend

By Aimee Stauf
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Food | When stretching out the dough for premium “Artisan Pizzas,” Domino’s workers don’t create perfect rectangles: The pies are supposed to have a more…

Rejecting God’s good gift of food

Rejecting God’s good gift of food

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Food | My mother-in-law once wondered aloud what life would be like if “we didn’t have to eat.” She was up to her elbows in dishwater, with beans baked into…

Midday Roundup: DNA evidence on bomb no match to Tsarnaev’s widow

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Suspicions remain. DNA and fingerprints found on fragments of one of the bombs that exploded at the Boston Marathon does not match dead suspect Tamerlan…

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