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Texas running out of execution drug

Texas, the state that puts to death the most prisoners in the US, will soon run out of the drug used for lethal injections.<p>A spokesman for the Texas Department of Justice said that the state's stock of pentobarbital, the barbiturate used for the death penalty, has nearly run out.<p>"The stock expires …

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Cow Town Opts For Funk Over Funky Smell

Greeley, Colo., has an image problem. Actually, it's more of an odor problem.<p>A meatpacking plant is on the northeast side of town, and when the wind blows just right, you can't miss the smell — a cross between a slaughterhouse, a cow farm with manure and other unidentified odors.<p>In fact, the city's …

Indonesians missing after boat sinks off Malaysia

<b>Malaysian rescue workers are searching for more than 30 Indonesians missing after their boat sank in heavy seas off Johor state late on Thursday night.</b><p>The Indonesians, who are thought to be illegal workers, were three hours into their journey home to celebrate the end of the fasting month of …

China's Infamous 'One-Child Policy' Is About To Become A 'Two-Child Policy'

The country just completed a once-in-a-decade leadership transition earlier this year, though, and the new management is eager to show its reform-minded stripes amid a slowdown in the Chinese economy.<p>As a result, the "one-child policy" may be set to become a "two-child policy" fairly …

FDA: Infected Lettuce At U.S. Restaurants Traced To Mexico

The FDA said Saturday it would step up its surveillance of "green leafy products" from Mexico, after a rare parasite linked to a lettuce supplier there caused illness in more than 400 people in 16 U.S. states.<p>The parasite, known as cyclosporiasis, was first identified at Olive Garden and Red …

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The ‘Dream 9’ Ripple Effect

The nine undocumented immigrants who tried to enter the U.S. may have sucker-punched immigration reform.<p>Nearlytwo weeks after staging what is now …