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Stephen Hawking at a news conference at One World Observatory in lower Manhattan, April 12, 2016. Hawking, the Cambridge University physicist and best-selling author who roamed the cosmos from a wheelchair, pondering the nature of gravity and the origin of the universe and becoming an emblem of human determination and curiosity, died at his home in Cambridge, England, on March 14, 2018.  (Karsten Moran/The New York Times)
No, the pope did not convince Stephen Hawking to believe in God on his deathbed
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Emanuele, Gio and Tony Nasello enjoy the tradition of St. Joseph Zeppole. David Samson / Forum News Service
Impress your guests with sweet Zeppole di San Giuseppe pastry
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Ron Smith, World of Wine columnist
Sparkling wines are not created equally
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Creamy Vegan Potato-Leek Soup was kitchen-tested by the Vegan Cookbook Club. Photo credit: Emma Ambrosi
The Vegan Cookbook Club: Slow down and warm up with hearty vegan soups
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Peanut butter hummus served with carrots and pita. Photos by Austin Steele / St. Louis Post-Dispatch
The sublime joy of cooking with peanut butter
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March 20, 2018
Coppertop hosts beef dinner April 26
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Earth Rider beer now in cans
March 20, 2018 - 12:50pm
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Clinical trial roadblocks: Patients, families anguish over being denied participation in cutting-edge studies
March 20, 2018 - 5:55am
March 19, 2018
A guide to grocery store eggs.  Photo by Stacy Zarin Goldberg for The Washington Post.
So many cartons, so little time: A guide to grocery store eggs
March 19, 2018 - 1:33pm
Sunions are the result of 30 years of natural cross-breeding to produce the nation's first tearless onion. Photo courtesy of the National Onion Associationplay button
No more crying? Testing the tearless onion
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March 18, 2018
Kent Dudley performs on stage with his wife Shantel, center, and Abby Coutlee at Hope Fest in Detroit Lakes in 2017. Submitted photo
A place to call home: Central Minn. parents open their arms to children with special needs
March 18, 2018 - 8:18am
In an image provided by Nasa, Stephen Hawking gives a talk during Nasa’s 50th anniversary celebrations at George Washington University, April 21, 2008. Hawking, the physicist and best-selling author whose work exploring gravity and the properties of black holes made him an emblem of human determination and curiosity, died at home in Cambridge, England on March 14, 2018. He was 76. (Paul. E. Alers/Nasa via The New York Times)
'I'm not afraid': What Stephen Hawking said about God, his atheism and his own death
March 18, 2018 - 7:45am
Beverly Godfrey is features editor of the News Tribune.
Beverly Godfrey column: Online safety challenges parents
March 18, 2018 - 6:12am
Emily Ferrier (left) and Beka Lepak laugh while talking about yarn during a knitting club meeting at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Clint Austin /
Cast on stitches, cast off stress: College knitting clubs use skills for fundraising, camaraderie
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March 17, 2018
Alia Shawkat stars in "Paint It Black," a drama/thriller based on a novel by Janet Fitch. (
Indiewatch column: 'Paint It Black' melodramatic but interesting
March 17, 2018 - 9:18am