| Mar 19, 2012
| 9:39 PM
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....
| Oct 7, 2011
| 9:34 PM
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....
| Nov 18, 2011
| 4:37 PM
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...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Restaurant Diary: Drinking and thinking at Colombo's....
| Jan 21, 2011
| 4:33 AM
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...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 8:29 PM
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...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 9:35 AM
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...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 12:43 PM
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...
| Mar 19, 2008
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...
| Oct 8, 2008
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....
| Oct 8, 2008
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,...