What to cook in air fryers, why Vietnam is banning ‘Barbie’ film

An air fryer is great for roasting vegetables, including carrots, potatoes, asparagus, zucchini, and sweet peppers. Photo by Shutterstock.

You can cook practically anything in an air fryer, which is a super efficient convection oven. But don’t use it for battered foods, which make a mess.

Violent protests have died down in France after the police killing of 17-year-old Nahel Merzouk. But now the country’s far-right seems to have an opening.

The new “Barbie” movie shows a world map where Asia is an amorphous blob featuring nine dashed lines, which Vietnam claims represents its disputed territory with China.

Critics review the latest film releases: “Joy Ride,” “The YouTube Effect,” “Amanda,” and “WHAM!”