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LONDON – Ending four decades of perfect attendance, Queen Elizabeth II will skip the biennial meeting of Commonwealth leaders later this year as part of a rethink by palace officials of long-distance travel and public events for the 87-year-old...
"Doctor Who" is celebrating 50 years on the air this year, new episodes begin airing Saturday and to top it all off, the good Doctor has just received a Peabody Award for 50 years of "evolving with technology and the times like nothing else in the known...
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SEATTLE—A Portland, Ore., man was arrested by the FBI on Tuesday on charges of aiding one of three suicide bombers who conducted a deadly attack near the headquarters of Pakistan’s intelligence service in Lahore in 2009. At least 30 people...
By the time their rickety boat was rescued last week off the eastern coast of Sri Lanka, nearly a hundred of the weakened passengers had lost their lives – roughly three times as many as survived. The starving people had endured nearly two...
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The above contraption may look a little funny, but it can be essential in the kitchen. Meet the heat diffuser. When you have a recipe that requires stove-top cooking over an extremely low and gentle flame, or are using a delicate cooking vessel such...
Facing continued pressure over alleged wartime abuses, Sri Lankan officials rejected renewed accusations that a 12-year-old boy was executed in the final throes of its bloody civil war. Questions surrounding the death of Balachandran Prabhakaran, the...
A mixture of ground nuts -- such as hazelnut and almonds -- sugar and liquid (egg whites and perhaps a liqueur), nut pastes are frequently added to baked cakes, tarts and pastries for added richness and flavor. Although prepared almond and hazelnut...
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Suresh Krause laid out his career path for his uncle on Christmas day last year: He planned to spend about 20 years in the U.S. Army, eventually moving up in rank and becoming a flight instructor. Then he'd change careers, but with the same purpose in...
Here is some information from Cruise Lines International Assn. members that offer world or "grand cruises." A few lines based in other countries also offer similar voyages. Most 2012 world cruises started in January, but there may be availability on...
World NowEvery day on World Now, we highlight a photo from somewhere in the world. Today our photo comes from Sri Lanka, where fishermen and Maoist opposition groups are protesting increases in fuel prices. Protests have raged in the South Asian island nation...
World NowNearly three years after the end of a bloody war that endured for a quarter of a century, Sri Lanka faces new calls to investigate alleged war crimes and stop a continuing pattern of shadowy disappearances and detentions. The accusations have angered...
World NowEvery day on World Now we choose a remarkable photo from around the world. Today we spotted this vivid shot of Buddhist monks gathering in Sri Lanka, pushing against calls to investigate alleged war crimes....
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