Written 50 years ago this summer, it's just been dubbed the second-most recorded pop song ever. It's been covered by everyone from Frank Sinatra to Amy Winehouse to the Yale Whiffenpoofs. What song is it? Here's a hint: It's Brazilian and it's about a girl.
Manju are traditional Japanese dough buns, often filled with sweet bean paste, that are best eaten fresh. A Seattle native recently opened a manju bakery to replace one he remembers fondly from childhood.
Zachariah Fike finds old military medals for sale in antique stores and on the Internet, tracks down the medals' owners, and returns them. So far, Fike — who earned a Purple Heart when he was wounded in Afghanistan on Sept. 11, 2010 — is 5 for 5.
Vinegar pie and green tomato pie don't usually top the list of America's favorite sweets. But in Depression-era America, these and other desperation pies that survive today showed off home cooks' ingenuity.
Even as it upheld most of the health care law last week, the Supreme Court limited federal power under the Constitution's Commerce Clause. Seventy years ago, an Ohio farmer sought to do the same — and lost.
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