'Food of Life: Ancient Persian and Modern Iranian Cooking and Ceremonies' by Najmieh Batmanglij is a treasured collection of classic Iranian recipes.
The US military had begun shifting its Afghanistan logistics network away from Pakistan and toward Central Asia even before the latest tensions between Washington and Islamabad.
Turkey earthquake: Rescue teams with generator-powered floodlights worked into the night in the worst-hit city of Ercis, where running water and electricity were cut by the quake that rocked eastern Turkey on Sunday.
Turkey earthquake: Dozens of people were trapped in mounds of concrete, twisted steel and construction debris after hundreds of buildings in two cities and mud-brick homes in nearby villages pancaked or partially collapsed in the earthquake that struck Sunday afternoon.
Turkey earthquake: Rescue efforts continued as the death toll rose to 138 Sunday evening . Hundreds are reported missing after at 7.2 magnitude earthquake, near Van, Turkey.
2020 Olympics: Submitting bids to the International Olympic Committee by Friday's deadline were Rome; Madrid; Tokyo; Istanbul; Doha, Qatar; and Baku, Azerbaijan.
Sanford Wallace, the so-called 'Spam King,' faces federal fraud charges for allegedly luring Facebook users to third-party websites that collected personal information for spam lists. He's already been convicted of compromising Facebook servers once before.
A website has become one of the most visited in Azerbaijan because of its dating profiles and accessibility on phones, which allows people to meet potential suitors without their parents' help.
Germany will abandon nuclear power by 2022. That helps Chancellor Merkel politically, but will probably cost her country economically, environmentally, and even strategically.