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Gov't tells US drivers to get used to cheap gas

NEW YORK (AP) — Those low gas prices on station signs aren't going away soon, the government says.<p>In a dramatic shift from previous forecasts, the …

Kim Kardashian's Sexiest Halloween Costumes

Halloween is fast approaching, which means it's finally time to decide on that costume. Any member of the Kardashian family is always an easy go to -- full lips, rockin' outfit, palpable attitude. But in case you've already exhausted that particular well of looks, take some inspiration from the …

A Sandwich Worthy of a Lazy Saturday

This patty melt is gooey, cheesy, decadent goodness.<p>Saturdays were made for hanging around with friends and eating large, indulgent meals preferably including copious amounts of cheese. This patty melt—the king of cheesy, meaty, decadent sandwiches—is the perfect meal for lazy afternoons. Bonus: …

Breakfast

5 Ways to Eat Oysters for Brunch

Here, five excellent ways to serve oysters for brunch.<p>This afternoon, star chefs including Tyler Florence will shuck and serve delicious oysters at …

How to Select Apples for Cooking & Baking

<i>Today: How to pick apples for cooking and baking (and snacking).</i><p>Autumn is in full swing, and we’ve been busy cooking and baking with the best of the season: apples. Whether you’re cooking them in a soup, baking them into a pie, or just snacking on them, pick the right variety for the job. And if …

Baking

Even Today, the Freshness of Your Fish Is Still a Mystery

Plus: Something we can learn from the Japanese about their fish<p>Old timers on Pier 45 in San Francisco can recall when our local King Salmon was split, salted, and packed in barrels, much of it sold exclusively to smokehouses because it was too old to eat fresh. Boats on 9-14 day trips out to sea …

San Francisco

The Architect Is In: Reviving a Family Flat on Riverside Drive

The scene: a one-bedroom apartment in a prewar building near Columbia University on the Upper West Side. The characters: a creative parental couple …

Would You Trade Your New iPhone 6 For A House?

One man in Detroit is willing to trade his house for the newest Apple product.<p><i>Photo courtesy of My Fox Chicago</i><p>It's no secret the real estate market in Detroit, Michigan is not what it used to be, but trading a house for an iPhone still seems too strange to believe. But one Motor City homeowner is …

Cautious optimism over Nigeria's kidnapped girls

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — There's no dancing in the streets, but people in the hometown of more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls are …

Container ship towed away from Canadian coast

PRINCE RUPERT, British Columbia (AP) — A large tug boat was pulling a disabled Russian cargo ship along British Columbia's coast, ending fears that …

Hawaii hit by winds, rain as hurricane veers west

HONOLULU (AP) — Hurricane Ana was on course Saturday to miss Hawaii by more than a hundred miles while generating strong winds and heavy rains that …

A Haiku or Two, on Bourbon

<i>Haiku52:</i><i><br>Our thoughts on food and cooking</i><i><br>In seventeen beats.</i><p>Sarah:<p>things i’d rather drink:<br>rosé, tequila, rum, gin,<br>dirty street water.<p>Marian:<p>We'd drink it, mixed with<br>ginger, in red cups. "Game Day"<br>was just an excuse.<p><i>Photo by James Ransom</i>

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