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  • Hot Property: John Schneider ready for real-life 'Smallville'

    Hot Property: John Schneider ready for real-life 'Smallville'
    John Schneider, whose career has spanned "The Dukes of Hazzard" in the '80s, "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman" in the '90s and the still-running "Smallville," has listed his Agoura Hills home for sale at $2,199,000. The actor raised his three children on the...
  • 'Duke of Hazzard' John Schneider puts his Agoura Hills home on the market

    'Duke of Hazzard' John Schneider puts his Agoura Hills home on the market
    John Schneider, whose career has spanned from "The Dukes of Hazzard" in the '80s to "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman" in the '90s to the still-running "Smallville," has listed his Agoura Hills home for sale at $2,199,000. The actor described the English-...
  • Elmer 'Geronimo' Pratt dies at 63; former Black Panther whose murder conviction was overturned

    Elmer 'Geronimo' Pratt dies at 63; former Black Panther whose murder conviction was overturned
    Elmer G. "Geronimo" Pratt, a former Los Angeles Black Panther Party leader whose 1972 murder conviction was overturned after he spent 27 years in prison for a crime he said he did not commit, has died. He was 63. Pratt, whose case became for many a...
  • Steaming and boiling face off in annual crab cook-off

    Steaming and boiling face off in annual crab cook-off
    Along most of America's coastline, crustaceans get boiled. Sometimes in plain old Yankee water. Sometimes in spicy Cajun stock. Whatever the liquid, there's a whole pot of it bubbling away. Whatever the seafood — Maine lobster, Carolina blue crab,...
  • Maryland chefs want to put snakeheads on the menu

    Maryland chefs want to put snakeheads on the menu
    Chef Chad Wells of Alewife restaurant tossed chunks of raw snakehead fish with cilantro and citrus to make something more ambitious than an $8 ceviche appetizer. It was an invasive-species eradication plan in a martini glass. Wells wants the Asian...
  • The once lively Louisiana has seen better days

    The once lively Louisiana has seen better days
    Ten years later, Louisiana still makes a stunning first impression. There was very little resembling fine dining in Fells Point when Richard Saki opened his opulently appointed Creole restaurant in 2000, and certainly nothing on the grand scale of...
  • Larry King Takes Final Bow After 25 Years

    Larry King Takes Final Bow After 25 Years
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Two presidents, four television news anchors and a 10-year-old son who looked ready to take dad's place behind the microphone turned out to bid Larry King farewell as he pulled the curtain down on his CNN talk show Thursday after 25...
  • Green beer: Not just for St. Patty's Day

    Green beer: Not just for St. Patty's Day
    Over a plate of eggs from a free-range, hormone-free, vegetarian-fed, organic chicken, I pondered the carbon footprint of my beer consumption. I recycle bottles and cans, sure; but is that enough to offset all the water, energy and other resources that...
  • Oil-damaged wetlands may just have to wait it out

    Oil-damaged wetlands may just have to wait it out
    Although thick, sprawling oil slicks have vanished from much of the surface of the Gulf of Mexico, pockets of goo still menace delicate wetlands and there is no effective way to clean them up, experts said. The best hope for the soiled bayous, some...
  • National Guard Begins Water-Drop on Marsh Fire

    National Guard Begins Water-Drop on Marsh Fire
    The Louisiana State National Guard began assisting the city of New Orleans with aerial firefighting in the marshes of the Bayou Sauvage area. By sunset Tuesday, Guard helicopters dropped more than 116,000 gallons of water over small fires just north of...
  • Jonah Goldberg: Run, Paul Ryan, run

    Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels' announcement that he can't play in the presidential primaries because his wife and daughters say he's not allowed to is terrible news for the GOP and the country. It's terrible not because Daniels was obviously the best...