MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Food Network chef Alex Guarnaschelli has a reality check for her peers trying to balance their roles as both chefs and television personalities: It’s a lifestyle that comes with an expiration date.
NEW YORK — With nearly every joke substituted for a new one, “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” will return to movie theaters for one week.
UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council united for the first time on a resolution on Syria’s humanitarian crisis Saturday, unanimously demanding that President Bashar Assad’s government and the opposition provide immediate access everywhere in the country to deliver aid to millions of people in desperate need.
ALGIERS, Algeria — Algeria’s president, who hasn’t publicly addressed the country for nearly three years and suffered from a stroke last year, will be running for a fourth term in April, his prime minister said Saturday.
KIEV, Ukraine — Protesters in the Ukrainian capital claimed full control of the city Saturday following the signing of a Western-brokered peace deal aimed at ending the nation’s three-month political crisis. The nation’s embattled president reportedly fled the capital for his support base in Ukraine’s Russia-leaning east.
MEXICO CITY — The head of Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel who was the world’s most powerful drug lord was captured overnight by U.S. and Mexican authorities at a condominium in Mazatlan, Mexico, The Associated Press learned Saturday, ending a bloody decades-long career that terrorized swaths of the country.
It was a novel idea that bubbled up at an unusual public college. A group of professors at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, outraged about a trend of rising presidential pay in higher education, wanted to cap the salary of their school’s president at a level no more than 10 times what the college’s least-paid employees make.
READING, Pa. — Orange cones and flashing police lights confronted Ricardo Nieves as he rounded a bend on the way to his mother’s house. Before he knew what was going on, Nieves said, a man working for a government contractor stepped in front of his car and forced him to turn into a parking lot. There, a woman repeatedly tried to question him about his driving habits and asked for a mouth swab that would detect the presence of illegal or prescription drugs in his system.
Colorado’s legal marijuana market is far exceeding tax expectations, according to a budget proposal released Wednesday by Gov. John Hickenlooper that gives the first official estimate of how much the state expects to make from pot taxes.
NORFOLK, Va. — One of two American security officers found dead off the coast of Africa on the ship from the movie "Captain Phillips" was a former Navy SEAL, according to a service record released to The Associated Press on Thursday.
NEW YORK — Have you heard that eating whole lemons prevents cancer? Or that bathing in Himalayan salt rids the body of harmful toxins? That eating hijiki seaweed can delay hair graying? If you have a few Facebook friends, you’ve probably encountered some of these claims. The website Natural News — which seems like a parody but is unfortunately quite serious — published these preposterous stories, and many others just as silly, last week alone.
The devices have been used to threaten outsiders and aid in other illegal activity.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — They’re hidden in babies’ diapers, ramen noodle soup packages, footballs, soda cans and even body cavities.
LOS ANGELES — If a scared dog bolts from home, it’s likely to run as fast and far as it can. But if a house cat panics, it’s more likely to slink away and stop at the first good hiding place it finds.
BANGKOK — Gunbattles broke out today as hundreds of riot police made their strongest attempt to clear anti-government protest sites.
KIEV, Ukraine — Using water cannons and stun grenades, Ukrainian riot police moved against the protest camp in Kiev late today after nine people were killed in violent street clashes.
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