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Tarting up your Thanksgiving butternut offering

11/01/2013 7:49am
Much as I love butternut squash _ and firmly believe it belongs on the Thanksgiving table _ I've grown bored with the ways it typically shows up.

A little addition makes big difference in potatoes

11/01/2013 7:57am
Like onions, leeks develop a rich, savory flavor when cooked slowly. And when cooked this way, they make an excellent addition to a creamy mound of mashed potatoes.

Jerk or genius? Debate over Banksy's month of art

11/01/2013 8:08am
The secretive British street artist Banksy ended his self-announced monthlong residency in New York City with a final piece of graffiti, a $615,000 painting donated to charity and a debate: Is he a jerk or a genius?

Reminder: Time to fall back an hour

11/01/2013 8:26am
It's time to fall back.

UK prosecutor: Tabloid editor said, 'Do his phone'

11/01/2013 8:28am
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson sent an email telling a news editor to "do his phone" in relation to an alleged target of phone hacking, a British prosecutor said Friday.

Book by man reunited with family gets US release

11/01/2013 8:59am
A memoir by Saroo Brierley, the India-born businessman who tracked down his family after being separated for 25 years, will be released in the U.S. next summer.

NYC museum with historic past gets major makeover

11/01/2013 10:35am
The Queens Museum of Art for decades had to work within the confines of a building that originally was constructed as a pavilion for the 1939 World's Fair.

French director slams Taiwan paparazzi

11/01/2013 10:42am
French film director Luc Besson on Friday slammed paparazzi in Taiwan for interfering with the shooting of his latest film starring Scarlett Johansson, but denied reports that he considered leaving the island early to underscore his disgust over their actions.

Goodwin's new book champions `Bully Pulpit'

11/01/2013 10:43am
History for Doris Kearns Goodwin begins at home, in this timeless New England town where Emerson and Thoreau once lived and wrote and in the century-old house that she shares with her husband, former presidential speech writer Richard Goodwin.

Anderson calls Lou Reed a 'prince' in tribute note

11/01/2013 10:56am
Laurie Anderson says her late husband Lou Reed was a "prince and a fighter" whose music reflected his love of life.

Police: Intruder enters Stephen King's Maine home

11/01/2013 12:37pm
Authorities say a man who entered the Maine home of horror writer Stephen King is facing charges.

Actor Kevin Hart donates 500 computers to Philly

11/01/2013 12:53pm
Actor and comedian Kevin Hart donated 500 computers to schools and recreation centers in his hometown of Philadelphia, a move that he hopes will inspire others to follow his lead.

Sriracha shortage panic? There's tons of options

11/01/2013 1:46pm
Is a meal without Sriracha worth eating? It's a quandary that recently took on real and scary proportions for fans of the wildly _ perhaps even weirdly _ popular tangy Thai hot sauce.

And they call this studio Moriah

11/01/2013 2:49pm
One Hollywood film studio has commanded only A-list talent since its inception _ Elizabeth Taylor, Morgan Freeman, Sandra Bullock, Michael Douglas, Nicole Kidman _ and they all worked for free. What kind of studio head has such pull? It's Rabbi Marvin Hier, the mini-mogul of Moriah Films, the movie division of the Simon Wiesenthal Center.

'Spider-Man' musical co-writer spills the beans

11/01/2013 4:17pm
This summer, out of the blue, playwright Glen Berger got a call from director Julie Taymor.

BBC host arrested on suspicion of sex offenses

11/01/2013 4:20pm
Veteran BBC TV and radio presenter Paul Gambaccini was arrested on suspicion of sexual offenses, the broadcaster said Friday.

Author Cuoto from Mozambique wins $50,000 prize

11/01/2013 8:23pm
Fiction writer and poet Mia Cuoto (CUE'-toe) of Mozambique has won a $50,000 prize for lifetime achievement.

Franco, Jonas, others tweet during LAX shooting

11/01/2013 8:37pm
LAX is the international hub for stars in and out of Hollywood, and a few celebrities were among the travelers caught up in the chaos following the deadly shooting at the airport Friday morning.