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By Richard Leong (Reuters) - Michael Anthony of the venerable Gramercy Tavern in New York City was recognized as the best U.S. chef by the James Beard Foundation on Monday, while Blue Hill at Stone Barns, a pioneer of the "farm-to-table" move ...more

Reuters News - 18 mins ago

WASHINGTON (The Sports Xchange) - Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby turned aside all 30 shots he faced to lead the Capitals to a 1-0 victory on Monday and a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semi-finals. Holtby had to deal with a ...more

AP News - 20 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Deep reds and shimmery golds dominated as celebrities attending the annual Met Gala on Monday embraced this year's inspiration: the massive exhibition "China: Through the Looking Glass," a look at Chinese fashion through the ages.<p ...more

AP News - 27 mins ago

CHICAGO (AP) — The winners of the 2015 James Beard Foundation restaurant and chef awards announced Monday are:___NATIONAL RESTAURANT AND CHEF AWARDS— Best New RestaurantBatard in New York City— Outstanding Baker<p ...more

AP News - 28 mins ago

CHICAGO (AP) — An almost obsessive dedication to regional and seasonal foods has netted Dan Barber a first-ever culinary hat trick in the nation's top restaurant awards.The James Beard Foundation on Monday named Barber's Blue Hill at Stone Barns ...more

AP News - 40 mins ago

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas casino mogul Sheldon Adelson spent an entire day Monday denying that Las Vegas Sands officials had a hand in firing Steven Jacobs as Sands China Ltd. president in July 2010. He also denied any knowledge of an "exorcism strate ...more

AP News - 46 mins ago

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — There's not a lot of sympathy for the 11 men on death row in Nebraska, but spurred by frustration about the growing difficulty and cost of carrying out executions, lawmakers are considering eliminating the death penalty.If t ...more

Reuters News - 47 mins ago

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has accused the Philippines of violating a 13-year-old informal code of conduct in the South China Sea with its building work on disputed islets, firing back again after repeated criticism of China's own construction work. ...more

Reuters News - 48 mins ago

BEIJING (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit China next week, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday, his first trip to India's northern neighbor since being elected last year. Modi will be in China from May 14-16, ...more

AP News - 54 mins ago

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Scholars at the University of California, Berkeley have pieced together a collection of dispatches written by Mark Twain when the author was a young newsman in San Francisco.In the letters, the man who would write The Advent ...more