CDC warns people to stop kissing backyard chickens as salmonella outbreaks riseDon't do this at home ... or anywhere, really.Backyard chickens are increasing in popularity but owners are loving their poultry a little too much, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. For the past few years, the CDC has warned...
Skewing science in Idaho; jettisoning Baumgardner in ColoradoA ColoradoPols, a staffer writes—Dems Up Pressure on Grantham: Don’t Let Baumgardner SkateIn a statement issued moments ago, Colorado Senate Democrats are calling on Sen. Randy Baumgardner to resign from office.Through media reports, we understand that an independent investigation has found sexual harassment allegations against Senator...

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Amazon to Buy Whole Foods For $13.7 Billion in Cash Internet retail giant Amazon will buy leading natural and organic supermarket chain Whole Foods in a deal valued at $13.7 billion, the companies announced Friday."Millions of people love Whole Foods Market because they offer the best natural and organic foods,...