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After writing a book on Northern Thai food, Austin Bush explores the spicy, colorful cuisine of Southern Thailand.

from Good Food

When Karla Vasquez couldn't find an English-language Salvadoran cookbook that she loved, she created her own.

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When soulful Southern restaurant Joyce opened in DTLA, LA Times restaurant critic Bill Addison had to check it out.

Restaurant Review: Joyce puts a global spin on Southern food

When soulful Southern restaurant Joyce opened in DTLA, LA Times restaurant critic Bill Addison had to check it out.

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From Baghdad and Buenos Aires to Montreal and Mexico City, Naama Shefi taps the Jewish diaspora to fill her holiday table.

A Passover table loaded with dishes from around the world

From Baghdad and Buenos Aires to Montreal and Mexico City, Naama Shefi taps the Jewish diaspora to fill her holiday table.

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After an unsuccessful attack on Israel, Iran faces more sanctions from the West and possible retaliation. But many ordinary Iranians don’t approve of their government’s actions.

How the people of Iran quietly dissent against their government

After an unsuccessful attack on Israel, Iran faces more sanctions from the West and possible retaliation. But many ordinary Iranians don’t approve of their government’s actions.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

After months of pressure, Speaker Mike Johnson has called a series of votes on foreign aid packages. Hard-right Republicans threaten to oust him if he follows through.

House Speaker Johnson’s Ukraine vote may cost him his job

After months of pressure, Speaker Mike Johnson has called a series of votes on foreign aid packages. Hard-right Republicans threaten to oust him if he follows through.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

USC has barred valedictorian Asna Tabassum from speaking at commencement next month. The school’s reasoning: safety concerns after groups criticized her pro-Palestinean views.

USC cancels speech from Muslim valedictorian, citing security threats

USC has barred valedictorian Asna Tabassum from speaking at commencement next month. The school’s reasoning: safety concerns after groups criticized her pro-Palestinean views.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

After Iran’s unsuccessful missile attack, how will Israel retaliate? Plus, how long can Ukraine stave off Russian attacks? The Wall Street Journal’s Yaroslav Trofimov weighs in.

What to expect after Iran’s ‘dud’ attack on Israel?

After Iran’s unsuccessful missile attack, how will Israel retaliate? Plus, how long can Ukraine stave off Russian attacks? The Wall Street Journal’s Yaroslav Trofimov weighs in.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Even in a place as small as the Gaza Strip, there's plenty of micro-regional variation in the food, says Laila El-Haddad.

How Laila El-Haddad keeps the cuisine of Gaza alive

Even in a place as small as the Gaza Strip, there's plenty of micro-regional variation in the food, says Laila El-Haddad.

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Is there anything about Trump’s abortion position for Joe Biden to capitalize on? Will Biden’s change of tune on Israel win him more supporters?

Trump takes no stakes-stance on abortion

Is there anything about Trump’s abortion position for Joe Biden to capitalize on? Will Biden’s change of tune on Israel win him more supporters?

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Mexico City, home to 22 million people, is facing drought, drying reservoirs, and leaky infrastructure. Some parts of the city have no running water at all.

North America’s largest city is running out of water

Mexico City, home to 22 million people, is facing drought, drying reservoirs, and leaky infrastructure. Some parts of the city have no running water at all.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

House Speaker Mike Johnson is facing pressure from Democrats and foreign leaders to pass more aid, while hard-right members of his own party threaten his speakership.

Ukraine aid hangs in the balance amid congressional infighting

House Speaker Mike Johnson is facing pressure from Democrats and foreign leaders to pass more aid, while hard-right members of his own party threaten his speakership.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Dina Begum navigates the six seasons of Bangladesh, sharing  traditional recipes and childhood memories.

A new cookbook focuses on fresh produce in Bangladeshi cooking

Dina Begum navigates the six seasons of Bangladesh, sharing traditional recipes and childhood memories.

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If re-elected, Trump has vowed not to defend NATO countries that haven’t paid their full share should Russia attack. NATO leaders are scrambling to “Trump-proof” the organization.

NATO turns 75, but Trump threatens its existence

If re-elected, Trump has vowed not to defend NATO countries that haven’t paid their full share should Russia attack. NATO leaders are scrambling to “Trump-proof” the organization.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

With a raspy voice and raw lyrics, Lola Young is poised to be one of the next major British pop artists. She shares her inspirations and career hopes.

‘Screw you, I can do this’: Lola Young’s rise in pop music

With a raspy voice and raw lyrics, Lola Young is poised to be one of the next major British pop artists. She shares her inspirations and career hopes.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The damage is still unfolding from Taiwan’s 7.4 magnitude earthquake. But strong building codes and community preparedness helped lessen the disaster. We look at how LA compares.

Taiwan’s earthquake prep is robust. What about California’s?

The damage is still unfolding from Taiwan’s 7.4 magnitude earthquake. But strong building codes and community preparedness helped lessen the disaster. We look at how LA compares.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

An Israeli airstrike killed seven World Central Kitchen workers in Gaza on Monday, and the U.N. is warning that a famine might be imminent.

World Central Kitchen ceases after deadly Israeli strike on aid convoy

An Israeli airstrike killed seven World Central Kitchen workers in Gaza on Monday, and the U.N. is warning that a famine might be imminent.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Chef Ludo Lefebvre details what goes into his famous omelet, which is on the menu at Petit Trois.

How to make the perfect omelet

Chef Ludo Lefebvre details what goes into his famous omelet, which is on the menu at Petit Trois.

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Dr. Margaret Magat describes eating balut, an embryonic egg delicacy enjoyed across the Philippines.

The cultural context of balut, the Filipino fertilized egg delicacy

Dr. Margaret Magat describes eating balut, an embryonic egg delicacy enjoyed across the Philippines.

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Marks and Kondo talk about taking on a new and very different adaptation of “Shōgun” more than 40 years after the James Clavell book was first brought to the screen.

Justin Marks, Rachel Kondo on their sprawling limited series ‘Shōgun’

Marks and Kondo talk about taking on a new and very different adaptation of “Shōgun” more than 40 years after the James Clavell book was first brought to the screen.

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