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September 05, 2019
US farmers hope Trump delivers on trade deal with Japan
American farmers have not only endured retaliatory tariffs from China and other nations, they've watched as most of their top ...
August 30, 2019
250 pigs escape; most back, some with help from hot dog buns
About 250 pigs have been causing a ruckus in a Vermont town the past month after they escaped from their enclosure, but most ...
August 13, 2019
Animals rights complaint details dog deaths at Johns Hopkins
An animal rights group has filed a federal complaint against Johns Hopkins University researchers over a lab experiment in ...
August 10, 2019
Mining region struggles as it faces loss of biggest employer
Times are tough in a rural county in northeast Washington state because one of the region's biggest employers is shutting ...
August 10, 2019
Union: Deal with USDA eases impacts of Kansas City moves
An employees union says it has a deal with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to lessen the burden of moving to the Kansas ...
August 07, 2019
Union: Mulvaney comments confirm agency moves meant to cut
A federal employees union charged Tuesday that recent comments by acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney confirm the ...
July 28, 2019
Trump proposal seeks to crack down on food stamp 'loophole'
Residents signing up for food stamps in Minnesota are provided a brochure about domestic violence, but it doesn't matter if ...
July 27, 2019
Tiny beetles munch through endangered songbird habitat
Matt Johnson treks along an Arizona riverbank and picks out a patch of yellow-tinged tamarisks. He sweeps a cloth net across ...
July 23, 2019
USDA rule would cut food stamp benefits for 3.1 million
About 3.1 million people would lose food stamp benefits under the Trump administration's proposal to tighten automatic ...
July 12, 2019
EPA restores broad use of pesticide opposed by beekeepers
The Environmental Protection Agency will allow farmers to resume broad use of a pesticide over objections from beekeepers, ...
June 28, 2019
India tariffs threaten California almond industry
Along large swaths of California's lush central valley, almonds in the fuzzy hulls of tree leaves blow in the wind on ...
June 13, 2019
More research labs are retiring monkeys when studies finish
Izzle, Timon, Batman, River and Mars spent years confined inside a lab, their lives devoted to being tested for the benefit ...
June 06, 2019
Trump signs long-delayed $19.1B disaster aid bill
President Donald Trump has signed a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill aimed at helping communities across the country bounce ...
May 25, 2019
Family of woman mauled by lion pushes for new regulations
Alex Black came face to face with an escaped lion when she was just 10 days into her unpaid internship at a private animal ...
May 25, 2019
Japan trade a problem for Trump, but not as bad as China
When President Donald Trump visits Japan, he'll be able to point to Tokyo's streets to drive home a sore point in trade ...
May 16, 2019
Perdue says farmer aid package still a work in progress
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Wednesday his agency is still "in the throes of constructing" an aid package for ...
May 10, 2019
Trump says China tariffs help, not hurt the US
After U.S.-China trade talks broke off, President Donald Trump said that "conversations into the future will continue" but ...
April 25, 2019
Food poisoning remains persistent problem, US report finds
As recent illnesses tied to raw turkey , ground beef , cut melon and romaine lettuce suggest, U.S. food poisoning cases don't ...
April 19, 2019
Food stamps and online grocery shopping are about to mix
Amazon and Walmart on Thursday kicked off a two-year government pilot program allowing low-income shoppers on government food ...
April 16, 2019
Correction: CBD Goes Mainstream story
In a story April 15 about CBD, The Associated Press reported erroneously the parent company of Nine West. It is Authentic ...
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