Christina Elgee

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Kaddo Bourani, a Standout Pumpkin Dish at Helmand in Cambridge

Not to be a downer on traditional holiday fare, but the redundancy of pumpkin ravioli, soup, cheesecake, bread, and pie leaves me bored with the season's favorite squash. At least, I was before I met <b>kaddo bourani</b>, a classic Afghan preparation that has become my favorite way to eat pumpkin.<p>The dish …

President Obama announces health law fix

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1028000/1028233_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532612298_fc823e654fbe90bc85da86c9c048b586<p><b>US President Barack Obama has announced a one-year reprieve for millions of Americans facing cancelled insurance coverage under his healthcare law.</b><p>A …

Health Care

High Dose Vitamin D Prevents Fractures in Older People

Fendi Jumps Into A Collaboration With Thierry Lasry For Spring 2015

While we're still mulling over the spring 2014 collections, Thierry Lasry and Fendi are looking ahead to the far future. A Fendi eyewear capsule …

How you strike a selfie pose says a lot about you

Before Facebook, before Instagram, before cell phones with cameras, there was pretty much one way to be in a photo: drag a smile across your face, throw a "V-sign" if you were 14, and if you were feeling particularly jaunty, drop your jaw several inches and say a facetious "ta-da!"<p>No one knew to …

Zaha Hadid's Heydar Aliyev Center rises from the landscape in Baku

Zaha Hadid Architects has completed the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku, Azerbaijan - a cultural centre with walls that rise seamlessly from the surface …

In the Philippines MSF has now done assessments in areas of Panay, Negros, and Bantayan Islands: "We are focused on providing aid fast to the most isolated areas." See the latest update: http://bit.ly/1aW7YSu

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne said Thursday that details of the scandal surrounding Toronto Mayor Rob Ford "are truly disturbing" and said the province would consider intervening if council indicates it cannot function: http://cbc.sh/kym6Kaf For more on this developing story, visit us at CBCNews.ca

Ed Miliband plays it safe on Desert Island Discs

If you are not a fan of A-ha, Billy Bragg or Robbie Williams, it is advisable not to have your radio tuned to BBC Radio 4 on Sunday week when the leader of the opposition, Ed Miliband, will be appearing on Desert Island Discs.<p>It has been decreed that Miliband will not seek to use the programme to …

Fossil leaves reveal pre-colonial forests

Preserved leaves from Pennsylvania provide a glimpse of what ancient forests were like before European colonizers arrived.<p>Sediment behind milldams in …