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Arizona's Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak Has Ripple Effects

The Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say the contaminated lettuce came from Yuma, Arizona growing region, not California. Still, both agencies advise that if you don’t know where your lettuce came from, throw it away. That’s not great news for the Salinas Valley; the region grows the majority of the nation’s lettuce.

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A woman who worked as an NBC correspondent says long-time network anchor Tom Brokaw made unwanted advances toward her some two decades ago, groping her and trying forcibly to kiss her.

Linda Vester, who covered the Middle East and Africa for NBC and later joined Fox News, was in her 20s at the time she alleges Brokaw made the advances, Variety magazine reports.

Vester produced contemporaneous journals that corroborated her story, the magazine says.

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A historic handshake at the most heavily fortified border in the world on Friday symbolized the hope that two Koreas could create a lasting rapprochement — but failed efforts in the past weighed heavily over the moment.

"I can't stop feeling excited to meet in this historic place, and I am very moved that the President came to greet me at the demarcation line," North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said to South Korean President Moon Jae-in, according to South Korea's presidential office.

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University of Michigan students Griffin St. Onge and Lauren Schandevel have published an online guide that anybody can edit called "Being Not Rich at UM." It's a Google Doc about navigating the costs of college that has grown to more than 80 pages.

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The Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say the contaminated lettuce came from Yuma, Arizona growing region, not California. Still, both agencies advise that if you don’t know where your lettuce came from, throw it away. That’s not great news for the Salinas Valley; the region grows the majority of the nation’s lettuce.

Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

John Brennan's tenure as CIA director ended the same day that President Trump entered office last year, and since then, the former spy chief has been a relentless critic of the president.

"I think he is dishonest, he lacks integrity, he has very questionable ethics and morality, and he views the world through a prism of 'how it's going to help Donald Trump?,' " Brennan said in a wide-ranging interview with All Things Considered.

"I just think that he has not fulfilled the responsibilities of the president of the United States," Brennan added.

Four mass graves that concealed thousands of victims of the Rwandan genocide for 24 years have been discovered.

The first bodies were found on Sunday at a depth of 80 feet and the excavation continues, according to The New Times in Rwanda.

New Jersey Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez escaped federal criminal prosecution. But he couldn't escape the judgment of his Senate colleagues.

The bipartisan Senate Ethics Committee unanimously issued a rare rebuke on Thursday, formally admonishing the senator for his conduct over a six-year period with his longtime friend and political ally Dr. Salomon Melgen.

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