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Cooking with plant foods naturally high in compounds called glutamates can stimulate the same taste receptors that meat does. America's Test Kitchen explains in The Complete Vegetarian Cookbook.

Iran's foreign minister says the letter suggests the U.S. lawmakers "not only do not understand international law, but are not fully cognizant of the nuances of their own Constitution."

The movement's slow, strategic approach is a necessity in a country where one party controls almost every seat in parliament, journalists are routinely jailed and rallies are broken up by police.

The federal government now factors patient satisfaction ratings into the rates Medicare pays hospitals. Some hospitals with lower ratings are finding it's difficult to change patients' perceptions.

Chris Fisher, an archaeologist who recently returned from the site of a lost city, says that some of the objects there looked as if they hadn't been touched in centuries.

We have different clocks in virtually every organ of our bodies. But living against the clock — eating late at night or working overnight — may set the stage for weight gain and chronic disease.

Forget the cathedrals and wine houses that have made Porto, Portugal, famous. A new guided tour takes visitors to back alleys and boarded-up businesses — the effects of Europe's economic crisis.

Saudi Arabia has agreed to introduce physical education for girls in its gender-segregated public schools. But there's opposition from hardliners.

Oil production appears to be churning right along in Sidney, Mont. But leaders are bracing for a whole lot less oil tax revenue to deal with all the boom's impacts.

In the 1960s and '70s, Piano was involved in the battle to revive decaying historic centers of cities. Now the Pritzker Prize-winning architect is fighting to save their often desolate outskirts.




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