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Book News: Wendy Davis' Book Tour Violates Ethics Code, Opponent Says

Friday, September 12, 2014

Also: E-book singles publisher Byliner is acquired by Vook; an excerpt of James Franco's new novel.

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WATCH: Carney, McCain Spar On CNN Over ISIS Strategy

Thursday, September 11, 2014

The former White House press secretary went toe to toe with the Republican senator after President Obama's address to the nation about the Islamic State.

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Book News: Millennials Reading More Than Older Americans, Study Finds

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Also: writing advice from Emma Straub; the legacy of John Updike.

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Book News: Fantasy Novelist Graham Joyce Dies

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Also: Ursula K. Le Guin and Louise Erdrich will receive lifetime achievement awards; Judge Judy is giving away her new book for free.

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One Month Later: Michael Brown's Family Calls For Arrest

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

The family held a news conference in Ferguson, Mo., where Officer Darren Wilson had a fatal confrontation with the unarmed Brown, 18, one month ago today.

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Janay Rice Says Assault Video Has Brought A 'Nightmare' To Life

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Janay Rice says the media has sought to boost ratings by releasing a video that shows her being hit by her then-fiance, Ray Rice. The Baltimore Ravens ended Rice's contract Monday.

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Apple Shows Off New iPhone 6; Watch Also Expected Today

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

After months of rumors and dozens of fan-created images of what an Apple watch might look like, the tech giant will show us what it's been working on today.

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Floods Hit Phoenix In Area's Wettest Day Ever Recorded

Monday, September 08, 2014

The more than 3 inches of rainfall already recorded in the Phoenix region Monday represents more than a third of its normal annual total.

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NFL's Baltimore Ravens Cut Ray Rice After New Video Surfaces

Monday, September 08, 2014

The video apparently shows her being hit in the face. The running back was initially suspended for two games after a fight with then-fiancee Janay Palmer. The league has suspended Rice indefinitely.

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Chick-Fil-A Founder S. Truett Cathy Dies At 93

Monday, September 08, 2014

S. Truett Cathy's Chick-fil-A has now grown to $5 billion in annual sales, and its stores still close on Sundays, reflecting its founder's religious beliefs.

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As Scotland Eyes Independence, Poll Gives Edge To Leaving The U.K.

Sunday, September 07, 2014

For the first time, a poll shows the push to break away from the United Kingdom now has the edge over the "unity" vote in Scotland.

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Serena Williams Wins U.S. Open For 18th Grand Slam Title

Sunday, September 07, 2014

The U.S. Open win ties Serena Williams with Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova for fourth on the all-time list of Grand Slam winners.

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New Ebola Vaccine Is Tested In Humans, After Success In Monkeys

Sunday, September 07, 2014

The vaccine was developed by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and at Okairos, a Swiss-based biotech company owned by the British drug company GlaxoSmithKline.

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U.S. Pacific Blue Whales Seen Rebounding Close To Historic Levels

Sunday, September 07, 2014

With their population estimated at roughly 97 percent of historical levels, blue whales off the West Coast are being called a conservation success story.

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Former IS Hostage Says Museum Shooting Suspect Was His Jailer

Saturday, September 06, 2014

Before now, the former hostages have avoided disclosing details about their captors' identity, out of fears that Westerners still being held by the Islamic State could face retaliation.

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Crews Search For Wreckage Of N.Y. Couple's Plane Near Jamaica

Saturday, September 06, 2014

The plane's occupants are believed to have been real estate developer Larry Glazer, who may have been at the controls, and his wife, Jane, who owned a catalog business.

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Bengals' Signing Of Player Will Let Him Pay For Daughter's Cancer Care

Saturday, September 06, 2014

For Devon Still, the Cincinnati Bengals' decision means he'll be able to stay close to his daughter โ€” and it will help pay the roughly $1 million her fight against cancer will require.

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Update: After A 4-Day Hunt, Albino Cobra Is Caught In L.A. Suburb

Friday, September 05, 2014

A driver spotted the highly-venomous snake and called authorities. It was captured without incident.

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Book News: Catton, McBride Featured On Dylan Thomas Prize Shortlist

Friday, September 05, 2014

Also: finalists for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize; the history of creativity.

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In A Los Angeles Suburb, The Hunt Is On For An Albino Cobra

Thursday, September 04, 2014

The cobra was likely kept as a pet. Authorities warned residents to watch their children closely and tell them to avoid snakes.

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