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Michigan school researchers breed purple potato, make chips

Dec. 15, 2019 9:26 AM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University researchers have reached their goal of breeding a purple potato, and now it's being made into purple, kettle-cooked potato chips. Dave Douches, director for the MSU Potato Breeding and Genetics program, and other researchers spent 20 years crossing...

FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, file photo, pro-democracy protesters react as police fire tear gas during a protest in Hong Kong. By day, the small commercial kitchen in a Hong Kong industrial building produces snacks. At night, it turns into a secret laboratory assembling a detox kit to help frontline pro-democracy protesters counter ill-effects from repeated exposure to tear gas. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)

Hong Kong residents living with tear gas worry of effects

Dec. 5, 2019 6:57 AM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — By day, the small commercial kitchen in a Hong Kong industrial building produces snacks. At night, it turns into a secret laboratory assembling a kit for pro-democracy protesters seeking to detox after repeated exposure to tear gas. Volunteers seated around a kitchen island sort and pack...