When it's chilly, nothing warms you up like a spicy dish inspired by warmer climates. Use chicken thighs, another inexpensive cut of meat, or squash to go vegan for this recipe.
Since the major 2008 earthquake in Sichuan, China has had more than 20 earthquakes measuring above 6.0 on the Richter scale.
Inspired by the work of an American missionary long ago, Seiji Yoshimura helps out at disaster sites across Asia, including in his native Japan.
Record assaults on journalists in 2012 and official moves to censor the Internet show how much authoritarian regimes fear the truth. Perhaps in 2013, truth-tellers will start to win.