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  • South Sudan looting of aid reflects the new nation's setbacks

    South Sudan looting of aid reflects the new nation's setbacks
    MALAKAL, South Sudan — The looters came by the thousands. They were organized, systematic and took their time.
  • 'Bad heroin' blamed for 22 deaths in western Pennsylvania

    'Bad heroin' blamed for 22 deaths in western Pennsylvania
    A batch of "bad heroin" has killed 22 people in western Pennsylvania over six days, prompting state and local officials to try to combat the spread of the drug.  The heroin is mixed with narcotic Fentanyl, which can be 10 to 100 times more potent than...

    Bald eagle deaths in Utah alarm and mystify scientists

    Bald eagle deaths in Utah alarm and mystify scientists
    SALT LAKE CITY — Buz Marthaler felt the once-proud aerial predator fall limp in his arms, and the veteran animal caretaker knew he was facing a mystery unlike any in his career. Bald eagles are dying in Utah — 20 in the last few weeks...

    Veterinary nonprofit tends to animals in wake of Typhoon Haiyan

    Veterinary nonprofit tends to animals in wake of Typhoon Haiyan
    As aid workers from around the world descended on the Philippines to help the people hit hardest by Typhoon Haiyan last month, Springer Browne headed toward the devastation for a different reason: the animals. The 31-year-old Newport Beach native made...

    Homelessness, hunger climbing in U.S. cities, mayors' survey says

    Homelessness, hunger climbing in U.S. cities, mayors' survey says
    Although the jobless rate is at its lowest level in five years and the stock market has surpassed its pre-recession high, the economic gains have not reached many poor urban residents, and 2014 could be even worse, a new survey said Wednesday....