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First Pineapples, Now Fish: To Pressure Taiwan, China Flexes Economic Muscle

FANGLIAO, Taiwan — Lin Chun-lai bought his grouper farm in southern Taiwan about a decade ago with an eye on…

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A Theft From South Africa’s President. A Silence From South Africa.

WINDHOEK, Namibia — Namibian investigators were hot on the trail of the suspected burglars. After receiving a tip about a…

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The Johnny Appleseed of Sugar Kelp

When Michael Doall was a teenager, he hated seaweed, and so did everybody else he knew on Long Island. It…

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How ‘Fairy Tale’ Farms Are Ruining Hudson Valley Agriculture

As first-time livestock farmers, Maddie Morley and Benjamin Roberts had beaten the odds in a profession that is often expensive…

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An Exodus From the City’s Public Defense Offices

Good morning. It’s Thursday. We’ll look at public defenders who are leaving their jobs, citing low pay. We’ll also look…

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Health

A Premier Butter Farm Finds a Second Life, Just a Few Miles Away

SHOREHAM, Vt. — In a wooden barn perched on a grassy hill, some of the most celebrated cows in the…

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A Farmer Holds On, a Fraying Lifeline for a Besieged Corner of Ukraine

SIVERSK DISTRICT, Ukraine — One of the few civilians still driving on a road leading toward the battle front, Oleksandr…

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Illegal Immigration Is Down, Changing the Face of California Farms

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Health

The Michigan Mink Mystery: How Did an Interspecies Outbreak Unfold?

In late September of 2020, captive mink on a farm in Michigan suddenly fell ill. They stopped eating, struggled to…

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Four Americans Were Infected With a Virus Variant Seen in Mink

In the first year of the pandemic, at least four people in Michigan were infected with a version of the…

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