Gene-edited food quietly arrives in restaurant cooking oil

NEW YORK (AP) — Somewhere in the Midwest, a restaurant is frying foods with oil made from gene-edited soybeans. That's according to the maker of the oil, which says it's the first U.S. commercial use ...

Croatia's top oyster farmers in alarm after norovirus found

MALI STON, Croatia (AP) — Oyster farming is the pride of this small town in the south of Croatia's Adriatic Sea coast. But tasting the famed local delicacy may not be a good idea at the moment. ...

Marvin Williams scores 30, Hornets edge Wizards 112-111

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Marvin Williams has spent the last couple of weeks encouraging his teammates not to give up, reminding them the playoffs are still a possibility despite a recent slump. ...

Granny Jela draws millions in Serbia with online cooking

JAGODINA, Serbia (AP) — What to cook today? Serbs looking for ideas are increasingly turning to the Balkan country's 69-year-old hit chef Granny Jela, who has put her life-long exper...

Child's memory could be critical at 1992 Iowa homicide trial

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa grandmother will stand trial Monday in the 1992 killing of her former boyfriend in a case built largely on an alleged confession heard by a child. The ...

Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli on cooking with her 11-yr-old

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Alex Guarnaschelli might be a revered judge on TV's Chopped, one of the few female iron chefs and the author of two best-selling cookbooks, but in her 11-year-old daughter...

Governors eyeing White House may struggle to raise money

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats hoping to use the governor's mansion to launch a campaign for the White House are likely to run into a major hurdle: money, or rather, a lack thereof. Of ...

Marlins take leadership role in teaching players Spanish

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — New Miami Marlins catcher Jorge Alfaro showed up for the team's first full-squad spring training workout wearing a T-shirt that read, "I talk (trash) about you in Spanish," with a...

Photo of the Day: Parallel lives of Xi and Winnie

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Sunday (Feb. 24), just as Chinese netizens were busy working themselves into a lather over a mocking reference to Chinese President Xi Jinping as Winnie-the-Pooh in the Taiw...

Celebrities, athletes, others accused of lying to the public

CHICAGO (AP) — Actor Jussie Smollett was arrested in Chicago early Thursday, one day after prosecutors charged him with filing a false police report for what he claimed was a racist and homophobic att...

Gaggan Anand’s Meatlicious restaurant arrives in Taiwan

From 2/21 through 2/24, the Meatlicious guest chef event will be hosted at Mihan Honke – featuring a range of grilled meats paired with authentic Central and South American sauces. Set menu pric...

What is the difference between yuanxiao and tangyuan?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Traditionally, yuanxiaos (元宵) and tangyuans (湯圓) are served on the day of the Yuanxiao Festival (Lantern Festival) and the winter solstice, respectively. Aside from that, ...

'Carer-feeder': Gillibrand plays up motherhood in 2020 race

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kirsten Gillibrand had a flurry of pots on the stove and steak, haddock, peas, steamed vegetables and rice on the menu. She had a cable news appearance coming up in...

Chemicals contaminating US water supplies focus of EPA plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chemical compounds are all around you. They're on many fabrics, rugs and carpets, cooking pots and pans, outdoor gear, shampoo, shaving cream, makeup and even dental floss. Incre...

Report: Khashoggi's fiancee could also have been a victim

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency is quoting a police report suggesting that the Turkish fiancee of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have escaped being a second victim of the killing....