August 10, 2013

Julia Child at her home in Cambridge, Mass. The kitchen is now on display at the Smithsonian Institution's Museum of American History. (Photo by Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe)

For Julia

Happy Birthday to America’s Cooking Icon This coming week celebrates the birth (Aug. 15) and death (Aug. 13) of Julia Child. Had that culinary mastermind still been with us today, she would have been turning 100 this Thursday. I received my first Julia Child cookbook one
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R&B singer Usher, left, embraces ex-wife Tameka Foster Raymond, after a judge dismissed an emergency request by Raymond seeking temporary custody of their two children, Friday in Atlanta. Raymond had requested the hearing earlier this week after their 5-year-old son got caught in a pool drain while in the care of the Grammy winner's aunt. (David Goldman/AP)

Custody Battle

Judge Sides with Usher After Near Drowning R&B singer Usher and his ex-wife, Tameka Foster Raymond, faced off in an Atlanta courtroom Friday afternoon at an “emergency” hearing called in the wake of this week’s pool accident involving their son, Usher V, 5.
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