Saturday, October 19, 2013

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The Food & Drink Issue: Remaking Tavern on the Green, One Fork at a Time :: The old restaurant is being resurrected by a couple of Philly guys who are willing to place a big bet. It starts with getting the details right.

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Should You Eat Chicken? :: The solution to the salmonella problem lies not only in washing your hands but in improving production methods.

Ryan Budget Plan Draws GOP Flak :: House Republican leaders are drawing opposition from party members to the idea of revamping Medicare for more Americans than previously suggested.'s_Most_Popular

TSA to Allow Small Knives on Planes :: The Transportation Security Administration said it would soon allow fliers to carry certain smaller knives onto airplanes, one of the biggest moves to scale back airport-security measures since the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.'s_Most_Popular

Venezuela Leader Chávez Dies at 58 :: Hugo Chávez, a former tank commander turned populist politician who used Venezuela's oil riches to pursue his vision of socialism and challenge the U.S., died Tuesday from complications related to cancer.'s_Most_Popular

Cardinals Raise Questions Over Report :: When cardinals enter the Sistine Chapel to elect a new pope, the chapel will become a fortress of the Holy See's most carefully guarded secrets. But there is one secret many of the cardinals themselves are trying to divine.

Five Stocks Handled the Heavy Lifting :: Five blue-chip stocks have accounted for about one-third of the rally in the Dow since the financial crisis.'s_Most_Popular

Beijing, U.S. Unveil New Korean Sanctions :: The U.S. and China introduced a new round of sanctions against North Korea at the United Nations that the U.S. said would significantly impede the development of Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs, in response to its test last month of an atomic bomb.

Venezuela Consults Cuban Playbook :: Hours before announcing Chávez's death, the government resorted to a ploy to try to unite his supporters: Talk of an alleged conspiracy by the U.S. to destabilize the country.'s_Most_Popular

Charlie Munger's Favorite Long-Term Retailer - Motley Fool ::

Charles Munger Jr. Speaks on the Art of Political Reform - Fox and Hounds Daily ::

The Power of Negative Thinking :: Both ancient philosophy and modern psychology suggest that darker thoughts can make us happier, writes Oliver Burkeman.

Best of the Web Today: Not a Dictator :: President Obama's declaration of ineffectuality.'s_Most_Popular

Technology Shapes Kenyan Elections :: The Internet and social media in Kenya, which played a central role in this year's elections by allowing Kenyans to question candidates, took on a new function Tuesday—spreading messages of peace to avert new bloodshed.

Claudia Roth Pierpont's 'Roth Unbound' :: Claudia Roth Pierpont's look at Philip Roth's career is an authorized critical biography of the old school.

Movie Review: 'All Is Lost,' With Robert Redford at Sea :: In J. C. Chandor's "All Is Lost," Robert Redford is a sailor adrift in the Indian Ocean.

The Food & Drink Issue: 22 Hours in Balthazar :: Inside the world's most efficient, well-oiled potato-chipping machine.

Belgian Brewery Buys U.S. Maker of Craft Beers :: As global brewers take interest in American craft beers, Duvel Moortgat of Belgium has acquired the Boulevard Brewing Company, the United States' 12th-largest craft brewer.

Pursuits: Good Beer in Berlin? Finally, Yes :: In the last few years, new microbreweries, beer bars and bottle shops have opened in Berlin, challenging the city's reputation as a good-beer desert.

Admit One: AMC Theaters Lure Moviegoers With Cushy Recliners :: To lure moviegoers, AMC Theaters have installed cushy red recliners to mimic the home-viewing experience.

Movie Review: '12 Years a Slave' Holds Nothing Back in Show of Suffering :: Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave," based on the true story of Solomon Northup, drives straight to the heart of the cruelties of oppression.

Apps Are Creating New Jobs :: Mobile apps have spawned new sets of jobs that people are performing without having to have a computer-science degree.

EU Fines Microsoft $732 Million :: Microsoft has been hit with a $732.2 million fine by European Union regulators after it broke its promise to offer millions of users of its Windows system a choice of rival Web browsers.

#SequesterThis :: Meat inspectors have to go, but fine wines are still on the USDA menu.'s_Most_Popular

ANALYSIS: FRANCE: Sexism in French politics - the comedian, the minister, the chicken and the floral dress ::

VIETNAM - FRANCE: Vast crowds pay tribute to Vietnam war hero General Giap ::

FRANCE - SENEGAL: Youssou N'Dour celebrates Africa at first Paris appearance for two years ::

Premier League: Arsenal stays on top while United stutters again - USA TODAY ::

Mystery girl in Roma camp 'abandoned by mother' - Ninemsn ::

UPDATE 4-Soccer-Arsenal cruise, Chelsea win amid controversy - Reuters ::


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