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Dairy is scary. The public are waking up to the darkest part of farming

Photographs of industrial rows of cramped pens, each imprisoning a solitary calf, will shock those who still believe in the fairytale of the pastoral dairy farm, where blushing maidens milk smiling cows. Welfare legislation says that calves should only be held in solitary pens until they are eight weeks old, but Animal Equality claims...

Donald Trump And Climate Change: How Long Will Mar-A-Lago Survive?

Donald Trump’s “Winter White House” lies at the domestic forefront of the U.S. battle against climate change. But in the years to come, how will climate change affect the president’s ability to host at his luxury resort? Sea levels in Miami are rising at 10 times the global average and threaten to cause upwards...

North Carolina lawmakers announce plan to repeal ‘bathroom bill’

FILE - In this May 17, 2016, file photo, a new sticker designates a gender neutral bathroom at Nathan Hale high school in Seattle. A federal judge in Texas is blocking for now the Obama administration's directive to U.S. public schools that transgender students must be allowed to use the bathrooms and locker rooms...

BASEBALL 2017: With Ortiz gone, fewer primary DHs left in AL

Big Papi was a big hitter, and that was really his only duty for most of his 20 major league seasons. So when David Ortiz retired last year after more than 2,000 games as a designated hitter, baseball lost one of the few remaining players who rarely played the field. Going into the 45th...

Donnie Kruse, Chicagoan behind Stanley’s Kitchen & Tap, dies

When in town, Eddie Vedder usually met up with famous friends, the so-called "Stanley's Mafia," a diverse group that includes Ryan Dempster, Chris Chelios, John Cusack and Kerry Wood. They all shared a mutual friend, Donnie Kruse, who owns the Lincoln Park hangout, Stanley's Kitchen & Tap. Kruse died on Tuesday, March 28. ...