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Traditional desserts, like these served in 2010 at the original Naranj resta...
One of Syria's most famous restaurants is bringing the tastes of Damascus to Iraq, where hundreds of thousands of Syrians have fled from war, and are hungry for a reassuring slice of home.
Since Colorado legalized marijuana use, some schools in the state are starting to change how they teach students about the drug in health class. Educators worry students are receiving mixed messages.
Kim Gordon is a founding member of Sonic Youth....
Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore were indie rock's power couple — until their marriage, and their band, ended in 2011. Gordon looks back on the experience in a new memoir called Girl in a Band.
A dozen families gather in Dover, Del., for a house church meeting. Everyone...
With new church construction at an ebb, many Christians are treating this modern problem with an ancient solution: moving congregations out of brick-and-mortar churches and into their own homes.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter is in Afghanistan meeting with that country's new president, Ashraf Ghani, and discussing possible changes to the timetable for U.S. troop withdrawals.
Scent Bar, in central Los Angeles, is home to over 700 niche fragrances — ...
Our sense of smell isn't simply a powerful trigger. It's a draw to scientists — and to a flourishing subculture in Los Angeles, where amateur perfumers collect fragrances like others collect stamps.