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As more chefs experiment with microorganisms to transform ingredients and create new flavors, fermentation has gone from ancient preservation technique to culinary tool du jour.
A man committed a horrible crime. Then he decided he no longer wanted to be a bad person. It is possible to change our personalities, psychologists say, even though we like to think they're innate.
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The polls have closed in a referendum that could determine the future of the United Kingdom. Voters had their say Thursday on whether the U.K. should stay in the European Union.
Unions and employers both called for congressional action after the Supreme Court blocked White House plans to defer some deportations.
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Though not well known for its jazz scene, Houston has produced some of the country's best jazz musicians, including Jason Moran.
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The Australian singer-songwriter's live sound is almost like listening to a pile of old blues 78s.
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