New York, Chicago chefs share top U.S. culinary award
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two Americans chefs representing different culinary styles shared the country's highest cooking honor on Monday.
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Obama Nominates Billionaire for Commerce Secretary
President Barack Obama nominated another corporate billionaire to his cabinet on Thursday, announcing hotel heiress Penny Pritzker, also longtime Obama supporter and "heavyweight" fundraiser, as his official Commerce Secretary pick, the Chicago Tribune reports. Pritzker, with a $1.85 billion fortune, is listed by Forbes magazine among the 300 wealthiest Americans.
State Department diplomat with Chicago ties killed in Afghanistan
A young diplomat from River Forest was among five Americans killed Saturday during a car bomb blast in Afghanistan, her family said.
India Ink: Gujarat Is Yours, Modi Tells Indian Americans
Controversial chief minister’s live video broadcast to New Jersey and Chicago.
Group of hostages reportedly escapes Islamist captors in Algeria
CAIRO -- The Algerian news agency reported Thursday that as many as 45 hostages, including Americans, had escaped from a natural gas complex a day after Islamic militants seized the installation in retaliation for French airstrikes against Islamist rebels in neighboring Mali.