Starvation

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Mother Charged With Murder In Teen’s Starvation

13-year-old son weighed just 21 pounds when he died in January.

03/25/2014

Corn plants struggle to survive in a drought-stricken farm field (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Woe And Opportunity: Tales From Historic Drought

The United States is in the midst of the worst drought in decades, and the dry weather and soaring temperatures are taking a toll on people living and working in Ohio west to California and Texas north to the Dakotas. Farmers have watched their corn wither and their cattle go hungry. Homeowners have seen their lawns turn brown and gardens wilt. Communities in the Midwest that rarely experience water shortages have enacted restrictions, and businesses are looking for ways to stay afloat as sales fall off. Here are a few of their stories:

08/11/2012

Justice

Man Charged With Starving Dogs

Pitbull and beagle found at suspect’s home

03/03/2011

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