Chocolate is increasingly popular and under assault from diseases that infect cocoa plants. Scientists are working to find varieties that will resist diseases and keep the world's sweet tooth happy.

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WHO says there's strong evidence that excessive sugar is bad for us. So it's recommending that we cut back significantly.

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Over the next two years, McDonald's will transition its U.S. restaurants to a new antibiotics policy. Several of the chain's competitors have also committed to curb antibiotics in their supply chain.

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Some 400 years after English settlers hoped to establish a flourishing wine industry at Jamestown, Virginia wines are making a name for themselves.

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Will the Supreme Court strike down tax credits that help moderate-income Americans afford coverage in the three dozen states where the marketplace is being run by the federal government?

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