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Republican elected officials got a chance to try their hand at humor today. We look at how Reaganesque their zingers were.
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Next time you order Chinese food, you may want to pay close attention to the numbers on your fortune cookie.
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Not long ago, I made a marble pound cake. Marble pound cake requires making a vanilla batter, adding chocolate to half of it, and then swirling the batters together in a pan.
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The Royal Canadian Legion is set to call on the Harper government to take better care of wounded veterans and their families.
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Flansburg, who farms 1,900 acres amid the rolling hills of southeastern Washington, has been increasing the amount of the chickpeas used to make hummus by about one-third each year to take advantage of good prices and demand.
Another member of state-funded Russia Today made waves on Wednesday - not by standing behind Moscow, as the news network is wont to do, but by bucking it.
Conservationists said Wednesday they have launched a shark-saving campaign in the Caribbean country of Trinidad & Tobago, trying to stop locals and tourists from eating a popular delicacy: deep-fried shark sandwiches.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says he is personally looking into the lawsuit filed earlier this week by Vietnam veterans who suffered from post-traumatic stress and received less than honorable discharges from the military.
A federal jury found two men guilty Wednesday of economic espionage involving the theft and sale of a U.S. company's technology to a competitor controlled by the Chinese government.
Food nourishes the tiny Rue du Nil from the dim light of morning - when the first deliveries start going out to Paris' most sought-after restaurants - until well after midnight, when the young chef who transformed an unchic side street into a culinary destination finally closes up.
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Research from the University of Southern California shows that high levels of dietary animal protein in those under 65 were associated with a fourfold increase in their risk of death from cancer compared to those on a low protein diet.
One of New York City's most exclusive restaurants is in a real pickle after being served a "C" grade by the New York City Department of Health.
However, he said the NHS is on the "cusp of one of the most exciting changes in delivery of healthcare that will ever happen in our lifetimes".
Mercury News reporter Julia Prodis Sulek grabbed an iPhone to capture dozens of runners spontaneously thanking 95-year-old World War II veteran Joe Bell who was outside his San Jose home to root on the runners in full military dress.
President Barack Obama sent Congress a $3.9 trillion budget Tuesday that would funnel money into road building, education and other economy-bolstering programs, handing Democrats a playbook for their election-year themes of creating jobs and narrowing the income gap between rich and poor.
Get your frying pans at the ready as one of our favourite days of the year is here - it's Pancake Day! 1. The idea of eating pancakes on Shrove Tuesday is more than 1,000 years old! They were originally invented as a way of using up all the leftover fatty and rich foods before Lent begins on Ash Wednesday.