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Kraft Mac & Cheese shedding the dyes

This is the last year that the original version of Kraft Mac & Cheese sold in the U.S. will contain artificial preservatives or synthetic colors.

Citizens and groups such as the Justice League of NYC protest following the death of Freddie Gray, Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray, 25, of Baltimore, died Sunday at a hospital, a week after he was hurt following an arrest. (Algerina Perna/The Baltimore Sun via AP)

Few details about police encounter that led to man’s death

Relatives, activists and even Baltimore city officials have more questions than answers about what happened to a 25-year-old man who died one week after he was rushed to the hospital following an encounter with four Baltimore police officers.

A stranded dolphin is studied by an official from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. More than 1,300 cetaceans have been stranded along the Gulf of Mexico shores since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, leading many researchers to believe the spill correlates with the sharp rise in unusual deaths, particularly among bottlenose dolphins. Photo Credit: Louisiana Department of Fisheries and Wildlife

Five years after oil spill, Gulf’s future still unknown

Five years after the explosion aboard the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig killed 11 workers and flooded the Gulf of Mexico with an estimated 4.9 million barrels of oil (more than 100 million gallons), a mixed message resounds from clean-up officials and those tasked with trying to return the Gulf region to its former self.