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Eds: Adds GREECE-TOURISM, REGULATING BREAST MILK and INDIA-SOCIAL MEDIA APPS all sent Tuesday.
ATHENS, Greece —The good things: memorable historic sites, a clean, sparkling sea, good food and friendly, hospitable people. Not so good: riot police, long lines at cash machines, sporadic problems with credit cards and concerns about possible shortages. This is Greek tourism — July 2015 style. By Gregory Katz. SENT: Tuesday, 830 words, photos.
REGULATING BREAST MILK
TRENTON, N.J. — Going for as much as $4 per ounce, human breast milk is a hot commodity that is emerging as a surprisingly cutthroat industry, one that states are now seeking to regulate amid a battle for control between nonprofit and for-profit banks that supply hospital neonatal units. By Michael Catalini. SENT: Tuesday, 960 words, photos, video.
INDIA-SOCIAL MEDIA APPS
NEW DELHI — Hundreds of thousands of young Indians are nervously exploring the rapidly growing market for online dating apps, breaking with India's centuries-old traditions governing marriage and social conduct. By Rishab R. Jain. SENT: Tuesday, 930 words, photos, video.
GOODBYE TRADING PITS
NEW YORK — Most futures pits in Chicago and New York, where frenzied buying and selling once helped set prices on cattle and corn, palladium and gold, and dozens of other commodities, will close for good as computers take over. By Bernard Condon and Don Babwin. SENT: Monday, 930 words, photos.
FRANKFURT, Germany — A guide to what happens now in Greece's crisis: will the country leave the euro or be able to engage creditors in talks once again and get a deal before its banks collapse. By David McHugh. SENT: Monday, 950 words, photos.