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The drought has put a strain on farms and cities in the Southwest, but it's been a boon for one industry: As Will Stone of KJZZ reports, well-drillers are slammed with demand, especially in Arizona.
University of Michigan professor Peter Allen lectures to students during his...
Housing prices there have dropped, opening up investment opportunities — but only if you know how to invest. One professor is teaching inner-city residents how to get in on the market.
For the better part of a decade, Antoine Fuqua has been Hollywood's go-to guy for action-laden drama. But, even with a familiar setting, his latest film, Southpaw, isn't a typical action film.
At a recent event, German Chancellor Angela Merkel met a Palestinian girl, who said she hoped to stay in Germany. When Merkel explained why she couldn't, the moment caught the people's attention.
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Stuart Canin was one of many GIs in Europe after World War II, but his violin made him different.
In Lake County, Ill., an annual fair has long featured a "Banana Derby" — a race with monkeys dressed as little jockeys riding dogs. But this year, some residents have launched a campaign to end it.