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Have A Cool Idea To Help End World Hunger? Pitch It To The U.N.

Let's figure out how to end hunger forever. And do it fast. That's the lofty goal of the World Food Programme's Innovation Accelerator, a 2-year-old venture inspired by the startup scene. It's gathering an arsenal of ideas to fight hunger — both by brainstorming internally and supporting outside entrepreneurs — to test out in the real world as quickly as possible. There are more than two dozen projects already underway. Some are still in early stages of development, such as an artificial...

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Media Mavens Merci Bouquet Honoree

This week's Merci Bouquet goes to Tori Cummins! Westhampton Beach High School senior, aspiring nurse, and lacrosse champ who organized the Westhampton Beach Miles for Myeloma 5K in honor of her dad.

Throughout the western U.S., water conservation is in the toilet.

And that's a good thing.

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The most remarkable play of this college football season may have already occurred.

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First Debate Held In Surprisingly Close Texas Senate Race

41 minutes ago

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Editor's Note: This story contains descriptions of alleged sexual assault.

Guiding her cart down an aisle of a Virginia grocery store, Leigh Michel attracts more attention than the average shopper.

"Do you know where the dog food is?" one man asks her. This kind of attention makes her uneasy.

"No, I don't," Michel answers. "Sorry."

The man assumes Michel would know the answer because her service dog, an English black Labrador named Lizzy, is walking at her side.

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