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  • Food safety scientists report interference

    Food safety scientists report interference
    Scientists and inspectors at the federal agencies responsible for food safety say they face political and corporate interference with their work, according to a survey released Monday by the Union of Concerned Scientists, a nonpartisan advocate for...
  • Old-world breads boast layers of taste

    Old-world breads boast layers of taste
    Unless you're reading this story in your grandmother's Brooklyn or Minnesota kitchen, a loaf of dark bread just out of the oven, you may be part of the vast majority of people for whom dense rye breads are a bit out of the comfort zone. You may run across...
  • What denim brands are slipping into

    What denim brands are slipping into
    Denim, a simple, sturdy and relatively inexpensive material, has been associated with manual labor for much of its 200-plus-year history in the United States. But the indigo-dyed cotton fabric has undergone a transformation in the last few decades,...
  • Legal Challenge Possible From Bridgeport Ballot Shortage

    A judge's decision to extend voting hours to 10 p.m. in Bridgeport led to threats from Republicans that they would challenge the legality of votes cast after 8 p.m. Bridgeport officials ran out of ballots in a number of polling places, forcing an...
  • Anna Post minds manners for the modern world

    Anna Post minds manners for the modern world
    — The holidays bring out the best in people — and the worst. Which means that it's the busy season for Anna Post, the 31-year-old great-great-granddaughter of Emily Post, who bears more than a passing resemblance to her famous forebear. As...
  • Shopping: Jet by John Eshaya adds to slim-cut jeans collection

    Shopping: Jet by John Eshaya adds to slim-cut jeans collection
    L.A.-based designer John Eshaya is in a rockin' mood. The former vice president of women's wear for Ron Herman launched his swanky-jeans-and-tees collection, Jet by John Eshaya, in 2008 and has added leather and glazed denim (which resembles leather) to...
  • Charity T-shirt to benefit Vermont flood victims

    Charity T-shirt to benefit Vermont flood victims
  • 'The Borrower' by Rebecca Makkai

    'The Borrower' by Rebecca Makkai
    In her bracingly tough-minded tale of a discontented librarian who hits the road with a maladjusted 10-year-old, Rebecca Makkai tips her hat to a shelf-load of children's literature, offering sly echoes of everything from "Charlotte's Web" by E.B. White...
  • Book review: 'Twin' by Allen Shawn

    Book review: 'Twin' by Allen Shawn
    Shortly after his mother's death at 99 in 2005, Allen Shawn — the son of legendary New Yorker editor William Shawn and brother of actor and playwright Wallace Shawn — began writing "Wish I Could Be There," a book about phobias grounded in...
  • Movie review: 'Farmageddon'

    Movie review: 'Farmageddon'
    Kristin Canty's "Farmageddon" is well-titled. It's an eye-popping wake-up call revealing how the USDA and FDA have increasingly waged war on America's small farmers even when they can prove they are contributing healthful products to our food supply. The...
  • Book review: 'The Passages of H.M.'

    Book review: 'The Passages of H.M.'
    The Passages of H.M. A Novel of Herman Melville Jay Parini Doubleday: 454 pp., $26.95 "The time for me hasn't come yet: Some men are born posthumously," Nietzsche wrote in "Ecce Homo." It's a statement that might have provided comfort to Herman...