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Documentary focuses on unlikely champion of Mexican cuisine

May. 27, 2020 7:26 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — If you add garlic to your guacamole, we have bad news: You're not doing it right. Do you mince the onion? That's also a no-no. And, please, leave the avocado lumpy. So says 97-year-old Diana Kennedy, a foremost authority on traditional Mexican cuisine. Over many decades, she has mastered,...

FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2020, file photo, customers are seen through the window of a Chinese restaurant decorated with menu items in New York City. Merriam-Webster has updated its entry on “Chinese restaurant syndrome,” a term many Asian Americans saw as antiquated and even racist. The phrase was previously defined as a legitimate illness brought on by food seasoned with monosodium glutamate but “especially Chinese food.” (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)

Merriam-Webster revises 'Chinese restaurant syndrome' entry

May. 22, 2020 7:23 PM EDT

Merriam-Webster has updated its entry on “Chinese restaurant syndrome,” a term many Asian Americans saw as antiquated and even racist. The phrase was previously defined as a legitimate illness brought on by food seasoned with monosodium glutamate but “especially Chinese food.”...

FILE - In this March 18, 2020, file photo, thousands of Afghan refugees walk as they enter Afghanistan at the Islam Qala border crossing with Iran, in the western Herat Province. An international aid group says Friday, May 22, 2020 that some 661,000 people in 19 countries have been displaced by armed conflict in the two months since the U.N. secretary general called for a global cease-fire to help curb the coronavirus pandemic. The Norwegian Refugee Council says in a report Friday that the bulk of the newly displaced were in the Democratic Republic of Congo, but that large numbers were also uprooted in Yemen, Afghanistan, Chad and Niger. (AP Photo/Hamed Sarfarazi)

The Latest: UN again urges global cease-fire to fight virus

May. 22, 2020 1:28 AM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — U.N. again urges global cease-fire to help tackle COVID-19...

FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2019, file photo, former NFL football player player Chad Johnson, right, talks with Green Bay Packers president and chief executive officer Mark Murphy before the start of a game between the Denver Broncos and Green Bay Packers in Green Bay, Wis. Chad Johnson left a whooping $1,000 tip for his waiter after dining at a restaurant in Florida that recently reopened amid the coronavirus outbreak. “Congrats on re-opening, sorry about the pandemic, hope this helps. I LOVE YOU,” Johnson wrote Monday, May 18, 2020, on his $37 tab. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer, File)

Ex-NFL star Chad Johnson leaves $1,000 tip at Florida eatery

May. 20, 2020 8:21 AM EDT

COOPER CITY, Fla. (AP) — Former NFL star Chad Johnson left a $1,000 tip for his waiter after dining at a restaurant in Florida that recently reopened amid the coronavirus outbreak. “Congrats on re-opening, sorry about the pandemic, hope this helps. I LOVE YOU,” Johnson wrote Monday on his $37...

This combination photo shows musician/composer Aurlus Mabele, from left, writer Luis Sepulveda, shoemaker Sergio Rossi and chef Floyd Cardoz. The coronavirus has claimed the lives of artists and artisans, writers and actors, musicians and media figures. (Liza Monet via AP, from left, Marta Fernandez/Europa Press via AP, Sergio Rossi Family via AP and AP Photo)

Luminaries Lost: A look at some of the artists lost to virus

May. 7, 2020 12:26 PM EDT

A man made to make shoes. The king of the Congolese dance hall. A novelist in exile. In the first of an occasional series, The Associated Press takes a look at figures in arts, entertainment and culture who have died after contracting the coronavirus. ___ SERGIO ROSSI, SHOEMAKER Sergio Rossi learned shoemaking...

Thousands line up to receive food handouts in the Olievenhoutbos township of Midrand, South Africa, Saturday May 2, 2020. though South Africa begun a phased easing of its strict lockdown measures on May 1, its confirmed cases of coronavirus continue to increase. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

Thousands of hungry people line up for food in South Africa

May. 2, 2020 12:17 PM EDT

OLIEVENHOUTBOS, South Africa (AP) — Thousands of people stood in line for hours on Saturday in a South African township waiting for handouts of food. The scene has repeated for days in one of the world’s most unequal countries as charities haul essentials to low-income neighborhoods suffering under...

FILE - In this April 22, 2020, file photo, residents arrive to collect soap, vegetables, fruits and other staples distributed by volunteers from community organizations of ACLEFEU in Clichy-sous-Bois, a suburb north of Paris. Open-air markets are closed, supermarket prices are skyrocketing and people are out of jobs. Putting food on the table is yet another challenge for the disenfranchised residents of France’s housing projects, where the fallout of the national lockdown over the coronavirus is raising concerns about social unrest. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)

Virus lockdown raises tensions in France's poorest areas

Apr. 26, 2020 9:03 AM EDT

CLICHY-SOUS-BOIS, France (AP) — Joining more than 1,000 others, Djemba Diatite stood for hours in line to feed her growing family, grateful for handouts of fruits, vegetables and soap. It was her first time accepting charity, but she had no choice. The coronavirus pandemic has turned her world upside down....

The Latest: Guterres: Pandemic nearing "human rights crisis”

Apr. 23, 2020 1:20 AM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — UN Secretary-General says pandemic is becoming human rights...

In this undated photo provided by Christian Guemy, Viviane Bouculat poses by a portrait of her by street artist Christian Guemy, known as C215, late in 2019, and painted directly on the wall of restaurant l'Annexe, in the Paris suburb of Ivry-sur-Seine. For three decades, Viviane Bouculat was the owner, cook and beating heart of l’Annexe. Anyone was welcome, but over the years it became a haven for local artists, actors and musicians. Bouculat died March 31, 2020 of coronavirus. She was 65. (Christian Guemy via AP)

Lives Lost: Boss, bottle washer and heartbeat of French bar

Apr. 21, 2020 9:33 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — When she wasn’t running her own restaurant, she was eating out. And when she wasn’t giggling, she was sending everyone around her into gales of laughter. For more than three decades, Viviane Bouculat was the owner, impresario, cook and bottle washer at l’Annexe, a bistro...