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17 Mardi Gras recipes for king cake, gumbo and more

4-2-2016 

Mardi Gras is Tuesday — do you have your king cake? It’s not too soon to start planning your Mardi Gras party. From…

Winsome, the new restaurant at the Elysian in Echo Park, opens Monday

4-2-2016 

Winsome, the new restaurant at the Elysian in Echo Park, the Metropolitan-Water-District-turned-apartment-building…

John Wray is hard to pin down

4-2-2016 

In “The Lost Time Accidents,” John Wray combines literary fiction and far-out scientific theory for a narrative of a…

Miley Cyrus joins ‘The Voice’ for Season 10

4-2-2016

Story highlights Cyrus announced it on Twitter It will be one of two TV gigs for her (The Hollywood Reporter)…

Barack Obama at National Prayer Breakfast: ‘Faith is the great cure for fear

4-2-2016 

Washington (CNN) President Barack Obama addressed the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, speaking about the need to overcome fear…

Blacksburg reacts to Nicole Lovell’s killing

4-2-2016 

Blacksburg, Virginia (CNN) In the hallway of the seventh-grade wing of Blacksburg Middle School sits a bow-tied panda, Nicole Lovell’s…

4 start-ups leading the field in agriculture

4-2-2016 

Story highlights Agribusiness is a booming sector in Africa among younger people Digital and mobile technology have given rise to a…

Obama says faith is ‘great cure’ for fear

4-2-2016 

President Barack Obama at the 2014 National Prayer Breakfast in Washington. (AP/Charles Dharapak) Delivering his last annual sermon to…

January gun sales set yet another record

4-2-2016 

The FBI conducted more gun-related background checks this January than in any other January since the system was created. With 2,545,802…

Idaho House votes to block local regulation of plastic bags

4-2-2016 

Members of the Idaho House voted 52-17 to ban cities and counties from regulating plastic bags, a popular trend in cities across the country….

Ex-CEO Shkreli smirks, pleads Fifth at hearing on drug price hikes

4-2-2016 

The former pharmaceutical executive who generated national outrage after he raised the price of a once-cheap life-saving pill to…

Pervert PE teacher guilty of inciting girl aged 14 to perform sex acts over webcam

4-2-2016

A children’s football and PE teacher encouraged a 14-year-old girl to perform sex acts on herself with hot wax, clothes pegs and lipstick while he…