Stories for January 24, 2013
Svetlana Anikeeva was 15 in the early '90s when she visited America as an exchange student.
When Bryan Wilmoth was in his late teens, his father found a love letter from a man in Bryan's box of things.
Host Christopher Kimball goes into the kitchen with test cook Bridget Lancaster to learn the secrets to making perfect Catalan-Style Beef Stew with Mushrooms. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of spaghetti. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make classic Spanish-Style Toasted Pasta with Shrimp.
Venice, more than any other European city, has an endlessly seductive charm. For centuries, it was nicknamed La Serenissima, "The Most Serenely Beautiful One" - and for good reason. Along with sampling the sumptuous art treasures of Venice and exploring its back-street wonders, we cruise its lagoon, stopping in fiery Murano for glass, pastel Burano for lace, and murky Torcello for a sense of where Venice was born.
AUSTIN CITY LIMITS continues its longstanding tradition of showcasing the best of original American music. In this episode, jazz and pop cross on ACL with Norah Jones and Kat Edmonson. Jones sings songs from her Dangermouse-produced album "Little Broken Hearts." Edmonson showcases the song stylings of her LP "Way Down Low."
Six episodes combine history, biography, iconic performances, new analysis and the personal passion of its celebrated hosts — Ethan Hawke, Jeremy Irons, Derek Jacobi, Trevor Nunn, Joely Richardson and David Tennant — to tell the story behind the stories of Shakespeare’s greatest plays. In this episode, Ethan Hawke invites viewers to join him in his quest to play Shakespeare’s murderous Thane of Cawdor.
By most measures, New York City is safer than it's been in a half-century. The city recorded just 418 murders in 2012 -- the lowest total since record keeping began in the early 1960s. But there's some debate about where to place the credit for that drop.
What recession? Hospital executives at many of California's non-profit hospitals are making seven figures a year.
To Mainers, cold-water shrimp pulled from the Gulf of Maine in midwinter by a shrinking fleet of fisherman are many things: fresh, sweet, delicious, affordable, precious.
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For years, Democratic politicians have been shy about talking up the virtues of government. It was all the way back in 1996 that President Bill Clinton declared "the era of big government is over."
President Obama's choice to head the Securities and Exchange Commission has prosecuted terrorists and mobsters. If she's confirmed, Mary Jo White's next challenge will be tackling reckless behavior on Wall Street.
Rain fell in parts of San Diego County this morning as a low pressure system moved south off the California coast, and forecasters expect rain to continue throughout the week.Rain fell in parts of San Diego County this morning as a low pressure system moved south off the California coast, and forecasters expect rain to continue throughout the week.
Mary Jo White, a former U.S. attorney in New York who prosecuted terrorists responsible for the bombings of the World Trade Center and U.S. embassies in Africa, will be nominated by President Obama to head the Securities and Exchange Commission.