Npr: Authors and bookstore owners worry a big publishing merger will affect diversity...
The proposed merger between Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster will likely change things for authors and readers - for better or worse [Read more]
Cbs news: What happened the night 12-year-old Jonelle Matthews disappeared?...
It is every parent's worst nightmare: A father comes home and realizes his 12-year-old daughter was nowhere to be found. Decades later, the still-grieving family hopes to bring the man suspected in Jo [Read more]
New York times: Who Killed Tair Rada? Inside Israel's True Crime Obsession...
A TV documentary upended a murder case and captivated the nation. But its sensational theories might also be distorting justice. [Read more]
Voa news: Study: Wildfires Are Destroying California's Forest Carbon Credit Reserves ...
Carbon offsets generated from forests to counteract future climate-warming emissions from California's big polluters are rapidly being depleted as trees are ravaged by wildfire and disease, new resear [Read more]
Bbc: John Legend on abortion rights: 'Government should not be involved'...
The singer has spoken out on the issue after his partner suffered a miscarriage two years ago. [Read more]
Nbc news: Biden ends isolation in White House after negative Covid tests...
President Joe Biden traveled to Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, on Sunday after he ended isolation from the White House following two negative tests for Covid. "This [Read more]
Abc news: Multiple injuries in shooting in downtown Cincinnati...
At least nine people were injured in a mass shooting at Over-the-Rhine, a nightclub in Cincinnati, Ohio, police told ABC News affiliate WCPO. [Read more]
Cnn: Texas governor has sent 6,500 migrants to Washington D.C. on buses. The Pentagon will not send in the National Guard...
The Pentagon has declined Washington, DC, Mayor Muriel Bowser's request for aid from the DC National Guard to help with migrants entering the city by bus, according to a US defense official. [Read more]
Fox news: Former Colorado police officer sentenced to 45 days in jail in rough arrest of 73-year-old woman with dementia...
A former Colorado police officer will spend 45 days in jail and three years of probation for failing to intervene when another officer roughly arrested a 73-year-old woman. [Read more]
Officials in Vincent, Ala., have fired the police chief and assistant chief. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office said it will provide emergency law enforcement in the meantime. [Read more]
Four Muslim men have been shot and killed over a period of nine months in Albuquerque, N.M. Most recently, a man was found dead on Friday after police received a call about a shooting. [Read more]
Africa's metalheads have a bold vision. We talk to Edward Banchs, author of a new book about Africa's metal scene, and to a heavy metal singer in Botswana known as "Vulture." [Read more]
The Des Moines Register's Annual Great Break Ride Across Iowa is about to celebrate 50 years of pie, gravel roads and a community eager to make you forget about your troubles. [Read more]