Angela Howard

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Nine New Orleans Foods You Have to Try

01 of 09<p>Crawfish<p><b>How to say it:</b> Just how it looks, but not "Crayfish."<p><b>What it is:</b> A freshwater crustacean that is both trapped wild in the swamps of …

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Meet The Calas, A New Orleans Tradition That Helped Free Slaves

It's Mardi Gras, and down in New Orleans, the King Cakes, beignets and other gustatory delights are flowing freely. But if you prefer your culinary temptations with a side of history, allow me to introduce you to the calas, a Creole rice fritter with a storied past.<p>Never heard of a calas? Neither …

Tips for Juicing Ginger

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p>Going to the Hotline is like stepping into the best classroom you could ever imagine; …

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Black Unemployment Is Still Shamefully High

A reminder to Congress: the jobs crisis is still ravaging plenty of communities.<p>(Reuters)<p>This year, Washington's political class hasn't merely given up on trying to fix U.S. unemployment; it's given up on even discussing the subject. This is shameful, and not simply because the jobless rate is …

Riots In Sweden. That's Right. Sweden

Sweden is one of the wealthiest, most stable and smoothly running countries in the world.<p>Which would explain why the country's 9.5 million residents may be shocked by the events of the past few days.<p>For the past three nights, hundreds of youths have been rampaging through parts of the capital, …

North Koreans always ready for war

It might not be immediately obvious from her neat wool jacket, black frock and smart perm, but 55-year-old Kim Su-yeong is, she insists, "very good …

DOD: Heckler pretended to be press

The woman who heckled President Barack Obama during his speech at the National Defense University on Thursday gained access to the closed event by saying she was a member of the press, the university said.<p>Medea Benjamin, the leader of the human rights activist group Code Pink, stood and shouted …

Associated Press News

North Korea may open to day-trippers

According to the reports, the government in Pyongyang will allow visitors to cross from Dandong City in China to Sinuiju, North Korea's largest border town.<p>The news comes in the midst of mounting international concern over North Korea’s determination to press ahead with nuclear rocket tests and …

iPhone's New iOS7 Design Is Flat as Hell and You Can't Stand the Wait Anymore

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>After hearing a lot about the "flat" new look of iOS 7 that may or may not be revealed at Apple's …

Princeton Meningitis Scare Threatens Nostalgic Hook-Ups at Reunion

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Princeton's annual alumni bacchanal is in crisis. Reunions, as the well-documented event is known, …

Steve Jobs' Family Has Secretly Been Giving Away Money For 20 Years

While he became a billionaire thanks to Pixar, he wasn't known as an activist like Bill Gates, who pledged to donate the bulk of his fortune to causes he believed in.<p>Well, it turns out, Jobs' family has been donating money for the last 20 years to various causes. They've just been doing it …

World Health Organization says it will investigate patent on deadly Saudi Arabian virus

Dutch scientists are facing criticism from international health officials for filing a patent on one strain of a deadly Middle Eastern virus, and now the World Health Organization has said it will investigate the matter. "No intellectual property should stand in the way of protecting your people," …

Venezuela’s grand plan to fix its toilet-paper shortage: $79 million and a warning to stop eating so much

Venezuela’s lawmakers are rolling out plans to import toilet paper and allot a $79 million trade credit to help alleviate the country’s shortages on many basic goods.<p>Last week, commerce minister Alejandro Fleming promised he’d import 50 million rolls of toilet paper, but the recent overture comes …

North Korea 'offers to discuss nuclear disarmament'

North Korea has offered to return to talks on nuclear disarmament, in a move designed to keep their Chinese allies happy.<p>Choe Ryong Ha, an envoy from <b>North Korea</b>, is currently in Beijing to meet with Communist party officials.<p>Chinese state media announced on Friday that the Pyongyang was willing to …

Tornado Safe Rooms In Schools A Popular, But Costly Idea

In the days since a tornado ripped through Moore, Okla., talk of constructing safe rooms in public schools has become commonplace.<p>In southwest Missouri, officials have built a few of them already, and they are seeking funding to build more.<p><b>'A Sense Of Peace'</b><p>Karina O'Connell is preparing dinner …

Hedge Fund Manager Apologizes For Comments On Female Traders

Billionaire Paul Tudor Jones is back-peddling from remarks he made at a symposium last month that motherhood causes women to lose the necessary focus to be successful traders.<p>"As soon as that baby's lips touched that girl's bosom, forget it," Jones told an audience at the University of Virginia on …

Pay to Fix America’s Crumbling Infrastructure Now, or Pay More Later

America’s crumbling infrastructure may never be cheaper to replace than it is now. By David Cay Johnston.<p>The people on the Interstate 5 bridge that …

Forbidden artist Ai Weiwei makes massive map of China out of baby formula

BEIJING – His art may be forbidden in China and his name blocked as a search topic online, but Chinese artist and social activist Ai Weiwei still knows how to grab headlines.<p>His latest art project on display in Hong Kong is titled “Baby Formula 2013” and is an 860-square-foot map of China assembled …

Working Americans turn down pay raise to avoid ‘cliff effect’ - Video on NBCNews.com

>>> has been work hard to get ahead and if you slip, at least in the era since fdr's new deal, you can count on getting help from your government. but our economic down turn of late has changed some of that equation for a lot of americans. tonight, melester holt investigates something that defies …

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Osaka mayor 'sorry' for US brothel remarks

<b>The mayor of the Japanese city of Osaka has apologised for suggesting US soldiers should use legal brothels as a way to curb sexual crimes in Okinawa.</b><p>US personnel have been involved in a number of violent crimes in Okinawa over the years, including rapes.<p>Toru Hashimoto drew international criticism …

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Syria conflict: Qusair in heavy bombardment by army

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/981000/981408_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524626862_84d51eda681ad3f7f28caa4f0969ce96<p><b>There has been an upsurge in fighting in the strategic Syrian town of Qusair, both sides in the conflict say.</b><p>The army, which began an offensive to …