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Kraft Mac and Cheese to drop dye from products

NEW YORK (AP) —€” This is the last year that the original version of Kraft Mac & Cheese sold in the U.S. will contain artificial preservatives or synthetic colors. 192 more words


‘Daily Show’ host opens up about leaving show

(MEDIA GENERAL) – More than two months after announcing his departure from “The Daily Show,” satirist Jon Stewart, in an interview with The Guardian, gave a candid response on his decision. 320 more words


Elmo sings Taylor Swift in new vaccine PSA

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A new public service announcement urging people to get vaccinated stars Elmo singing Taylor Swift.

Elmo sings a line from a Swift song to distract himself from the needle. 64 more words


BMW recalling Mini Coopers to fix air bag problem

(AP) — BMW is recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to fix a defect that may prevent the air bag on the front passenger side of the cars from deploying in a crash. 98 more words


NC man's obituary urges readers to reject Hillary Clinton

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man’s obituary asked two things of friends and family: instead of sending flowers for the funeral, give the money to charity. 103 more words


Thousands of students say no to Common Core standards

ATLANTA (AP) – Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by states to improve academic performance. 92 more words

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Kenney says Canadian troops won't be training Nazi sympathizers in Ukraine

The Canadian government is confident that troops from Petawawa won’t end up instructing Neo Nazis and far right extremists when they begin their training mission in Ukraine this summer, but a former diplomat is warning it will be difficult to weed out such extremists as their militia units are now being integrated into Ukraine’s regular forces. 607 more words