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Pop Culture
4:18 pm
Mon April 27, 2015

Stephen Hawking Says Zayn Malik Could Still Be In One Direction In A Parallel Universe

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Television
4:18 pm
Mon April 27, 2015

Successful Superhero TV Shows Go Beyond Superpowers

Originally published on Mon April 27, 2015 4:28 pm

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Around the Nation
4:18 pm
Mon April 27, 2015

California Cemeteries Adapt To Water Restrictions To Avoid Going Dry

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The Two-Way
4:12 pm
Mon April 27, 2015

Seven Baltimore Police Officers Hurt In Clashes With Protesters

A demonstrator taunts police as they respond to thrown objects, on Monday, after the funeral of Freddie Gray in Baltimore.
Patrick Semansky AP

Originally published on Mon April 27, 2015 4:26 pm

A day of mourning gave way to an evening of violent protests in Baltimore on Monday. Just hours after Freddie Gray's funeral, hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets and faced off with police.

Television images showed those demonstrators throwing rocks, bricks and bottles at a line of police officers in riot gear.

Capt. Eric Kowalczyk said seven officers had been hurt in the clashes. Some suffered broken bones and one of them, said Kowalczyk, is unresponsive.

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The Salt
4:04 pm
Mon April 27, 2015

Chipotle Says Adios To GMOs, As Food Industry Strips Away Ingredients

Chipotle's announcement that it has removed all GMOs from its menu items is part of a growing food industry trend. From left: Nestle chocolates, Chipotle tortillas, Diet Pepsi, Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner, a Subway sandwich. All of these companies have dropped ingredients over the past year in response to consumer demands.
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Originally published on Mon April 27, 2015 4:27 pm

Fast-casual food chain Chipotle Mexican Grill has announced it has removed all ingredients made with genetically modified organisms from its menu, making good on a two-year-old promise. It's the latest example of the food industry stripping away ingredients, some more questionable than others, as consumers demand a say in what's in their dinner.

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