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A Wisecracking Biochemist Shares Her Kitchen ABCs

Shirley Corriher, author of Cookwise: The Hows and Whys of Successful Cooking, has tips on taking the bitter bite out of coffee, and holding onto cabbage's red hue while it's in the pan.

Man With Hatchet Shot Dead After Attacking NYPD Officers

The attacker charged a group of patrol officers in Queens, wounding two of them. A bystander was hit by a stray police bullet as police engaged the assailant.

In Minnesota, Abandoned Wheelchairs Are Just Part Of The Landscape

If you live in Rochester, Minn., you'll get used to seeing wheelchairs left in odd places. The city is home to the Mayo Clinic, after all. But some of those wheelchairs venture far afield indeed.

Boko Haram Reportedly Abducts More Girls Despite Cease-Fire Deal

A day after Nigeria's announcement last week that a truce had been signed and the release of more than 200 girls secured, 25 more were said to have been kidnapped by extremists.

A Black Cosmetic Company Sells, Or Sells Out?

Carol's Daughter was started to sell products for black women who wear their hair natural. But ever since L'Oral bought the brand, folks are wondering if it can maintain the loyalty of its customers.

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Virgin Atlantic Lands In Atlanta

Starting this weekend, passengers at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson airport will have another option for travelling to Europe. Virgin Atlantic will offer non-stop service to London’s Heathrow Airport.

Halloween High Jinks For Fun And Nonprofits

Many Americans are not scared to reuse old clothes for new Halloween costumes.

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