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  • Sri Lankan monks pray against call to investigate war crimes

     
    Every 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....
  • At Wright design auction, the bright spot is lighting

     
    Wright auction: Lighting proved to be the star of the Chicago auction house Wright's sale on Oct. 6, as lamps by Angelo Lelli Greta Magnusson Grossman spurred bidding wars and resulted in eye-popping prices....
  • Former Sri Lanka army chief sentenced to 3 more years

     
    A Sri Lankan court has sentenced former army chief Sarath Fonseka to an additional three years in prison for allegedly implicating the defense secretary in war crimes in the final weeks of the civil war with the separatist Tamil Tigers. Fonseka was quoted...
  • Restaurant Diary: Drinking and thinking at Colombo's

     
    Restaurant Diary: Drinking and thinking at Colombo's....
  • Northeast Mafia Crackdown Charges 127 In NY, NJ, New England

    Northeast Mafia Crackdown Charges 127 In NY, NJ, New England
    For nearly 30 years, federal authorities say, reputed gangster Bartolomeo Vernace got away with murder. They say the bloodshed -- a double slaying at the Shamrock Bar in Queens -- was all over a spilled drink. Vernace's luck ran out Thursday when he was...
  • New Five Crowns chef serves up enthusiasm

    New Five Crowns chef serves up enthusiasm
    There's a new chef in town. After bouncing around more than four kitchens over the past decade, Greg Harrison has taken the reins as Five Crowns' executive chef. "I'm going to change it up," he said in a crisp white chef's uniform, his enthusiasm...
  • Tijuana cartel boss gets 25 years in prison

    Tijuana cartel boss gets 25 years in prison
    SAN DIEGO --He ordered murders.  He ordered kidnappings and bribes.  He helped distribute hundreds of tons of drugs into the United States, all from the top of one ofMexico'sbiggest cartels. Now, 60-year-old Benjamin Arellano-Felix will spend the next 25...
  • The angel of rock 'n' roll

    The angel of rock 'n' roll
    When rock 'n' roll singer Jimmy Angel hits the stage at the Smoke House restaurant on Saturday, it will be just another stop along a decidedly tumultuous five-decade career path. Angel, who specializes in a mixture of retro-1950s big beat and fiery...
  • Arthur C. Clarke, 90; scientific visionary, acclaimed writer of '2001: A Space Odyssey'

    Arthur C. Clarke, 90; scientific visionary, acclaimed writer of '2001: A Space Odyssey'
    Arthur C. Clarke, who peered into the heavens with a homemade telescope as a boy and grew up to become a visionary titan of science-fiction writing and collaborated with director Stanley Kubrick on the landmark film "2001: A Space Odyssey," has died. He...
  • Mix and match to create a spice blend all your own

    Bold Cajun blends, Chinese five-spice powder, Caribbean jerk, garam masala garam masala from India, Middle Eastern baharat, Thai green curry paste -- each of these blends of spices and herbs has its origins as a cornerstone of a regional cuisine....
  • Recipe: Colombo pork loin curry

    Recipe: Colombo pork loin curry
    Total time: 1 hour, 20 minutes plus marinating time Servings: 4 to 6 Note: Adapted from "Creole" by Babette de Rozières. To make the ground rice, toast a single layer of rice in a heavy-bottom skillet over medium-high heat for 5 minutes until golden,...