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Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 9-15

Oct. 03, 2022 11:18 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 9-15: Oct. 9: R&B singer Nona Hendryx (LaBelle) is 78. Singer Jackson Browne is 74. Actor Gary Frank (“Family”) is 72. Actor Robert Wuhl (“Arli$$”) is 71. Manager-TV personality Sharon Osbourne is 70. Actor Tony Shalhoub (“The...

UN: 5.7 million Pakistani flood victims to face food crisis

Oct. 03, 2022 11:06 AM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The United Nations humanitarian agency warned Monday that about 5.7 million Pakistani flood survivors will face a serious food crisis in the next three months. A top U.N. official announced an increase in the humanitarian appeal for Pakistan to $816 million, from...

Growth in licensed products gives NMSU athletics an assist

Oct. 03, 2022 11:04 AM EDT

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Pete’s Most Wanted Salsa, a new product bearing the image of New Mexico State University mascot Pistol Pete, celebrated its launch Wednesday with a party at La Posta de Mesilla; and the university says more branded products will soon be joining a growing family of...

Pumpkin Spice Martini? Autumn cocktails can get creative

Oct. 03, 2022 08:42 AM EDT

Apple pie! Pumpkin spice! Buttered rum! This is how we embrace autumn at our home bar. Despite the drop in temperatures, cocktails flavored for fall don’t need to taste deep, brooding or heavy. There are plenty of ways to harness the ingredients we associate with the season to...

Spiced beef, salty cheese fill Turkey’s top street food

Oct. 03, 2022 08:36 AM EDT

Outside the Topkapi Palace in Istanbul, a woman in a headscarf slaps a ball of dough between her formidable hands and stretches it over the dome of a large saç griddle. She sprinkles half of the paper-thin dough with chewy white cheese, a tangle of bitter greens and a crumble of...

AP PHOTOS: Ukraine bakery supplies bread for the front lines

Oct. 02, 2022 02:56 AM EDT

KOSTIANTYNIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — Seemingly abandoned during the day, the damaged factory building in eastern Ukraine comes to life at night, when the smell of fresh bread emanates from its broken windows. It’s one of two large-scale bakeries left in operation in the Ukrainian-held...

Mexico nuns’ culinary innovations live on in storied cuisine

Sep. 30, 2022 09:02 AM EDT

PUEBLA, Mexico (AP) — Each September, when Mexico celebrates its independence from Spain, people nationwide delight in chiles en nogada, a seasonal dish of mild poblano peppers stuffed with ground pork and fruit, smothered in a sauce of walnut, parsley and pomegranate seeds. The recipe was...

Dining in the dark: Brussels eateries tackle energy crunch

Sep. 30, 2022 03:18 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — While European Union nations are still mulling a cap on gas prices, some businesses are more in a hurry for solutions to the continent's energy crisis. In Brussels, the epicenter of the EU, restaurant owners have imagined how a future without gas and electricity...

Storm-battered Florida businesses face arduous rebuilding

Sep. 29, 2022 22:47 PM EDT

Walt Disney World and other tourist attractions in central Florida appeared to have avoided severe damage from Hurricane Ian. But many businesses on the state's southwestern coast were hammered and face a long rebuilding process. In Fort Myers, video posted on social media showed the...

Northwestern unveils plans for new football stadium

Sep. 29, 2022 00:06 AM EDT

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern unveiled plans Wednesday to build a new Ryan Field and replace the current 97-year-old football stadium with a state-of-the-art facility featuring a reduced seating capacity and greater emphasis on the fan experience. The school said the stadium...