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Ruth Reichl chats about chicken soup and Gourmet magazine

Apr. 4, 2019 3:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Memoirist no more? It's hard to believe, but "Save Me the Plums" just might be the last such narrative for Ruth Reichl. Her latest, after "Tender at the Bone," ''Comfort Me with Apples" and a lifetime's worth of others, has Reichl taking on her decade as editor in chief of Gourmet magazine,...

Groups: EPA has dragged heels on oil dispersant rules

Mar. 25, 2019 5:32 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Environmental groups and women from Alaska and Louisiana say the Environmental Protection Agency has dragged its heels on issuing rules for oil spill dispersants, and they're ready to sue to demand them. They say dispersants such as Corexit, used during the Exxon Valdez and BP oil...

Cal star Andrew Vaughn not concerned about topping last year

Mar. 13, 2019 6:55 PM EDT

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — As California baseball got started again, Andrew Vaughn wanted no part of putting pressure on himself to top a sophomore season during which he had one of the best years in college baseball and won the Golden Spikes award as the top player in the country. His encore has been...