This history and mystery of General Tso's chicken has sparked much curiosity. Recreate the ubiquitous Chinese-American dish at home and serve with rice and your favorite steamed veggie for a better-than-takeout dinner.
Paramilitary soldiers stand guard near the Great Hall of the People, where the National People's Congress will be held, in Beijing, Wednesday. About 3,000 delegates to the annual meeting of China's parliament will meet on March 5 for a session that normally lasts about 10 days.
Valentine's Day can often mean a boring box of assorted chocolate. This year, give your sweetheart a gift tailored to his or her taste, homemade truffles. Black sesame seeds make a bold coating, but you can roll your truffles in any topping you like.