By Alison Ladman THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Ready to get retro with your baked goodies? How about a batch of do-it-yourself toaster pastries? They are easier than you think. After all, the ones you buy are nothing more than two sheets of (not particularly good) pastry dough sandwiching a sugary filling. […]

By Aarti Sequeira The Associated Press I’ve long admired black sesame seeds for the touch of mystery and glamor they add to everything from seared tuna to burger buns. But these days, I’m craving these tiny shards of onyx for their intense nuttiness and subtle sweetness. In the Middle East […]

By Mike Corder And Dusan Stojanovic The Associated Press ASOTTHALOM, Hungary Small groups of migrants continued to sneak into Hungary on Wednesday, a day after the country sealed its border with Serbia and began arresting people trying to breach the razor-wire barrier, while migrants began arriving in Croatia seeking a […]

The Associated Press Facebook may finally be getting a button that lets you quickly express something beyond a “like.” Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Tuesday that people have been asking for a “dislike” button on the social media site for years. Speaking at an event at Facebook’s Menlo Park, […]

By Karl Ritter The Associated Press MALMO, Sweden The bleary-eyed travellers arriving in Malmo’s glass-and-steel train station agreed on one thing: Sweden was a better place to go than Denmark, which has cut welfare benefits for refugees. But many said Finland was even better. “Why Finland? I tell you, because […]