Fri May 10, 2013

Unpacking Foreign Ingredients In A Massachusetts Kitchen

Originally published on Fri May 10, 2013 6:10 am

A kitchen renovation revealed some unusual items Laurel Ruma had picked up while traveling: chickpea flour, harissa and chia seeds.
Laurel Ruma

This is the second installment of NPR's Cook Your Cupboard, a food series about improvising with what you have on hand. Got a food that has you stumped? Submit a photo and we'll ask chefs about our favorites!

Laurel Ruma, an NPR listener from Medford, Mass., didn't realize quite how much she had gathered up from her travels until renovating her kitchen last summer. She unearthed things like harissa, chickpea flour and black chia seeds.

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Thu May 9, 2013
The Two-Way

Boston Bombing Suspect's Body Finally 'Entombed,' Police Say

Originally published on Thu May 9, 2013 8:54 am

Tamerlan Tsarnaev, as seen in a video taken on April 15 near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.


Thu May 9, 2013
The Two-Way

Feds Didn't Tell Boston Police About Probe Of Tsarnaev

Originally published on Thu May 9, 2013 11:29 am

Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis.
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"The FBI never told the Boston police or the Massachusetts State Police about possible Russian terror connections of the suspected Marathon bombers until three and half days after the attack, law enforcement officials testified today before the House Homeland Security Committee," ABC News writes.

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Thu May 9, 2013
The Two-Way

Reports: Cousin Of Boston Suspects Is A 'Prominent Islamist'

Originally published on Thu May 9, 2013 6:38 am

This image from a surveillance video, taken near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, helped investigators identify Tamerlan Tsarnaev (in black cap) and his brother, Dzhokhar (in white cap), as the main suspects in the bombings.

Russian investigators have questioned a distant cousin of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev about meetings the two of them had in Dagestan during 2012, Time magazine reports.

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Wed May 8, 2013
The Two-Way

Police Chief: 'We Are Not Barbarians;' Bury Bombing Suspect

Originally published on Wed May 8, 2013 1:16 pm

A video image showing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, before the April 15 bombings.

Saying that "we are not barbarians, we bury the dead," the police chief of Worcester, Mass., on Wednesday appealed for someone in authority to clear the way for the body of Boston Marathon bombings suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev to be buried.

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