Stories for August 9, 2013
Test cook Julia Collin Davison reveals how to make the best Baltimore Pit Beef right at home. Then, host Christopher Kimball answers questions from viewers. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of ketchup. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make perfect BBQ Country-Style Ribs.
Tyson Foods Inc., announced this week that it would soon suspend purchases of cattle that had been treated with a controversial drug, citing animal welfare concerns.
Joyce DiDonato stars as Mary, Queen of Scots in the first-ever Met production of Gaetano Donizetti’s dramatic historical opera "Maria Stuarda." South African soprano Elza van den Heever makes her Met debut as Mary’s rival, the formidable Queen Elizabeth I, and Matthew Polenzani sings Leicester, the nobleman caught between the dueling monarchs. Maurizio Benini conducts a cast that also includes Matthew Rose as Talbot, Mary’s jailer, and Joshua Hopkins as Elizabeth’s advisor Cecil. The production is by David McVicar, who also staged last season’s broadcast of Donizetti’s Tudor drama "Anna Bolena."
This month marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, where Martin Luther King Jr. shared his dream for a more equal America. But there's another anniversary looming: 25 years ago this week, the Japanese-American community celebrated a landmark victory in its own struggle for civil rights.
People have been talking a lot lately about the National Security Agency. But there's another important "NSA" in the federal government -- the president's national security adviser.
Revelations this week that the U.S. intercepted communications between top al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri and other key terrorist figures in the Arabian Peninsula offered a pretty good plug for the work of the National Security Agency.
Is darkness becoming extinct? When filmmaker Ian Cheney moves from rural Maine to New York City and discovers streets awash in light and skies devoid of stars, he embarks on a journey to America’s brightest and darkest corners, asking astronomers, cancer researchers and ecologists what is lost in the glare of city lights. In this film that blends a humorous, searching narrative with poetic footage of the night sky, get a fascinating introduction to the science of the dark and an exploration of our relationship to the stars.
As the supply chain that delivers our food to us gets longer and more complicated, many consumers want to understand -- and control -- where their food comes from.
It's Day 4 of jury deliberations in the trial of James "Whitey" Bulger, the now-83-year-old Boston gangster who is accused of 19 murders and racketeering.
San Diegans weigh in on rules for new school funding system.
The remains found in a burned Boulevard home were identified tonight by the San Diego County Sheriff's Department Crime Laboratory as 8-year-old Ethan Anderson.
President Obama is set to hold a news conference at the White House on Friday at 3 p.m. ET -- his first such formal give-and-take with the press corps since "NSA leaker" Edward Snowden starting spilling secrets about National Security Agency surveillance programs in June.
In the early to mid-1900s, the islands of Hawaii were a far-away, exotic destination. People who managed to get there often kept mementos of that journey including kitschy menus from Hawaiian fine dining restaurants and hotels like like Trader Vic's and Prince Kuhio's.
You don't need to be a social scientist to know there is a gender diversity problem in technology. The tech industry in Silicon Valley and across the nation is overwhelmingly male-dominated.
How do you fix a neighborhood? What do you do about crime and drugs and the once-lovely old houses that are falling down? The answer in Paducah, Ky., was to turn it into a special place for artists to live, work and sell.
This is the first of a series of stories on the changing car culture in America.