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National & World Beef prices reach highest level since 1987 Beef prices reach highest level since 1987
The highest beef prices in almost three decades have arrived just before the start of grilling season, causing sticker shock for both consumers and restaurant owners - and relief isn't likely anytime soon.
National & World Lawmakers look to combat seafood fraud Lawmakers look to combat seafood fraud
When the weather warms and the South Carolina humidity hangs like a soggy blanket along the coast, you can often find an entrepreneur selling shrimp out of the back of a pickup truck by the road with a hand-scrawled sign promoting it as both fresh and local. There's a chance it's neither.
National & World Doctor gets 3 years for waterboarding young girl Doctor gets 3 years for waterboarding young girl
A judge sentenced a former pediatrician known for research on paranormal science and near-death experiences involving children to three years in prison Friday for waterboarding the daughter of his longtime companion by holding the girl's head under a faucet.
National & World California bus crash vicitms
Five high school students and three chaperones have been confirmed dead or are unaccounted for after a charter bus heading to Humboldt State University was struck by a FedEx tractor-trailer in Northern California. The bus and big rig drivers were killed, but their identities have not been released.
National & World Murder trial prosecutor: Pistorius' story doesn't add up Murder trial prosecutor: Pistorius' story doesn't add up(Photo Gallery)
The prosecutor cross-examining Oscar Pistorius in his murder trial Friday tried to shred his version of events the night he shot and killed his girlfriend, saying they do not add up and go against how people would react in the situation the double-amputee Olympian has described.