Dive into a rich dish of zucchini, basil and mozzarella

This summer, my sister, Mary Pat, traveled to Italy on a bike tour. One of the advantages of biking through Italy is that you can eat anything and everything you…

COOKING ON DEADLINE: One-Pot Mexican Hot Chocolate Brownies

Mexican hot chocolate is a beloved beverage made from chocolate (yup, got it) and often cinnamon and another spice or two to bring up the heat. The combination of spicy…

For Sunday supper, try something bold, classic and easy

Puttanesca, a classic Italian sauce made with tomatoes, garlic, anchovies, capers, and olives, offers bold flavor and comes together fairly quickly—perfect for a Sunday supper. Source: The Eagle Culture &…

Medical students from The University of Texas Health Sciences Center (UTHealth) in Houston will speak with an astronaut aboard the International Space Station next week. Source: NASA

US stocks head higher, set stage for more milestones

U.S. stocks moved broadly higher in early trading Friday, extending gains from a day earlier when the market climbed to all-time highs. Technology companies accounted for much of the market’s…

Ford Motor told to pay Thai customers for transmission woes

BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai court has ordered Ford Motor Co. to pay 291 customers a total of about $720,000 in compensation for selling cars equipped with faulty transmissions. Source:…

The Latest: Pound falls after May says Brexit at 'impasse'

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit, the political divorce between Britain and the rest of the European Union (all times local): Source: Business – The Eagle

Economy keeps growing even with rising oil prices

DALLAS (AP) — America’s rediscovered prowess in oil production is shaking up old notions about the impact of higher crude prices on the U.S. economy. Source: Business – The Eagle

Delayed due to inclement weather, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) now is targeting 1:52 p.m. EDT Saturday, Sept. 22 (2:52 a.m. Sept. 23 in Japan), for the launch of…

Big, juicy pork chops – stuffed and sauced with a flurry of fall flavors

Here, big, juicy pork chops are stuffed and sauced with a flurry of fall flavors – and it’s all cooked in a single pan. They are filled with a savory-sweet…

Southern Living’s new ‘SEC Tailgating Cookbook’ has a menu for every rivalry

It’s not every day you find Paul Finebaum in a cookbook. The legendary sports personality has written the foreword to “The All-New Official SEC Tailgating Cookbook,” by the editors of…

Average US mortgage rates rise; 30-year at 4.65 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates are up for the fourth consecutive week, with the key 30-year rate reaching its highest level since May. Source: Business – The Eagle

EU, UK fail to resolve border row as Brexit deadline looms

SALZBURG, Austria (AP) — Britain and its European Union partners failed on Thursday to secure a breakthrough in Brexit talks, largely because of seemingly intractable divisions over the best way…

US home sales were flat in August

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. sales of existing homes were unchanged in August, as a shortage of houses priced at less than $250,000 — a level considered to be affordable for…

Floodwaters inundate lake at NC power plant, raising alarm

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy activated a high-level emergency alert at a retired coal-fired power plant in North Carolina as floodwaters from the nearby Cape Fear River overtopped an…

Neighbors Calendar for week of Sept. 16

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Experts from NASA will preview two upcoming spacewalks outside the International Space Station to continue upgrades to the orbiting laboratory’s power system in a briefing at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday,…

Cap on tax deductions a big factor in some key House races

CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — Congressman Leonard Lance voted last December with the interests of his northern New Jersey district in mind when he opposed his own party’s sweeping tax…

World Bank: Global poverty rate drops to record low 10 pct.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Global poverty has fallen to a record low. Source: Business – The Eagle

US stocks mixed in early trading; bond yields surge

Major U.S. stock indexes wavered between small gains and losses in early trading Wednesday. Bond yields rose, sending banks higher. Energy stocks rose along with crude oil prices. Homebuilders climbed…