| Jan 22, 2010
| 1:59 PM
LONDON - Britain raised its terror threat level from "substantial" to "severe" on Friday, meaning a terrorist attack is considered highly likely.
The threat level had stood at "substantial" - indicating a strong possibility of an attack - since July.
| Sep 15, 2009
| 12:10 PM
With Rosh Hashana coming in just a few days on the evening of September 18, it's that time of year again when many of my friends and restaurant customers ask me the perennial question: Do you have any ideas for something different I can cook for the...
| Oct 9, 2009
| 5:14 AM
| Apr 3, 2005
When Pedro da Cintra sailed from Portugal down the West Coast of Africa in 1462 he spotted a promontory that some say looks like the shoulders of a lion at rest and called it Serra Lyoa- Lion Mountain.
The people who lived in the region around the...
| Sep 29, 2002
In a field behind Deep River's historical society stands a small glass building shaped like a triangle. It looks like a greenhouse, but there is a U.S. patent for it filed by a local man named Ulysses Pratt. This "bleach house," as it was called, was...
| Oct 2, 2005
Along the route to MediaPro Studios, packs of feral dogs wander unpaved streets, children as young as 7 beg for handouts, and some government buildings still bear the bullet scars of the 1989 revolution. But for a growing cadre of Hollywood producers, the...
| Mar 20, 2005
Michael Palin may be best known for his roles in "Monty Python's Flying Circus" and the highly irreverent film "Life of Brian," but it is through his travels that many of us feel a common bond. In 1988, he undertook a globe-circling trip for the BBC...
| Mar 12, 2006
In the Mojave Desert of California, somewhere between Palm Springs and nowhere, is an Iraqi village built for the U.S. Marine Corps.
An Iraqi flag jerks in the desert wind above neighborhoods where people in traditional Arab dress walk the dirt streets....