World leaders met in Paris Thursday to discuss ways of helping Libya transition from decades of dictatorship and conflict to stability and democracy. The conference hosts were French President Nicolas Sarkozy and British Prime Minister David Cameron, whose countries took the lead in NATO operations against the forces of Moammar Gadhafi. In a message broadcast Thursday, Gadhafi called on his supporters to keep fighting, saying he will never give up.
Dan Brown, author of the blockbuster The Da Vinci Code, is back with his first novel in four years. Inferno follows academic hero Robert Langdon on a chase through Italy as he attempts to avert a biological catastrophe.
Designer Katie Shelly's upcoming cookbook offers 50 illustrated recipe "blueprints" for basic meals — from simple snacks to more hefty dishes like eggplant Parmesan. She hopes they'll inspire any level of cook to improvise in the kitchen.
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