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My Mother Passed as White—Even to Me

Gail Lukasik grew up with a white mother and father—and then discovered her mother’s entire family had been designated as black in the 1900 Louisiana …

She signed up to be a surrogate mother — and unwittingly gave her own child away

<b>By Amy B Wang, (c) 2017, The Washington Post</b><p>Jessica Allen was already the mother of two boys when she decided to become a surrogate.<p>The pay she would …

Thousands of women take legal action over mesh implants

<b>Glasgow, Scotland -</b> Sleep is often a blessed relief for Nancy Honeyball. In a life filled with pain and discomfort, the 48-year-old's only escape is the opioid painkiller, Tramadol, which can sometimes render her bedridden for 18 hours a day. For the Scotswoman, there are few comforts in a …

25 Sweet, Sexy, and Captivating Books You're Going to Want to Read This Fall

Can you hear that? The first rustling of the leaves? That first whiff of pumpkin? That first cool breeze? Fall is almost here, and I'm ready to tell you what to read after you take that first hay ride through the pumpkin patch. So grab a pumpkin spice latte and get ready: I've got the 25 best new …

Best Books of 2015 : NPR

Like These Books? Here Are 60+ Things You Might Also Like ...

Welcome to the second installment of <i>Read, Watch, Binge!</i> our summer recommendation series. As you may recall from last month's list, we were tired of algorithms that only matched books to books or movies to movies. So this month, we've enlisted the help of real live humans to pair books with movies, …

Like These Movies? Here Are 100+ Things You Might Also Like ...

A lot of what we read and watch comes to us through recommendation algorithms. Amazon tells us: <i>People who bought this book also bought this other book,</i> and Netflix says: <i>Because you watched this movie, we think you should watch this other movie.</i> And we welcome our new recommendation robot …

Holocaust escape tunnel discovery a blow against deniers: “It was dug out by spoons. By people who were shackled around the ankles”

<b>Dr. Richard Freund and Dr. Harry Jol at the lip of the WWII-era pit at Ponar. (Ezra Wolfinger/NOVA)</b><p>Salon speaks to a producer of a NOVA documentary about what the excavation of this long-lost escape route means<p>Scott Timberg<p>June 29, 2016 8:46pm (UTC)<p>The awful story of the Nazi treatment of European …

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Pack These Pages: Three Must-Reads For Summer

In honor of summer and our hope for some leisurely reads, we've been talking to booksellers across the country — and they have a lot of suggestions.<p>So imagine your favorite summer reading spot, and get ready to "Pack These Pages." Our first guide is Harriet Logan, owner of Loganberry Books in …

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What We’re Reading and Streaming This Summer

THE FICTION LIST<p><b>The Empire Trilogy</b><br>By J.G. Farrell<p>Over the past few summers I’ve been making my way through the Empire Trilogy by J.G. Farrell. These …

HBO’s The Night Of Unfolds Like a Fat Crime Novel

HBO’s procedural mini-series <i>The Night Of</i> is the longest, bleakest <i>Law & Order</i> episode ever. Co-written by novelist and screenwriter Richard Price</i> …

How Batman Made Me Fall In Love With Comic Books

What got me every time was the covers.<p>I’ve almost never written Batman, but he’s what drew me into comics. I was six years old and my father mentioned that, in America, there was a Batman TV series. I asked what this was, and was told it was a series about a man who fought crime while dressed as a …

Book review: “The Vanishing Messiah” may solve a mystery

In 1895, a messiah-like figure with an uncanny resemblance to paintings of Jesus showed up in the yard of a North Denver bungalow and began healing …

Passersby Stop To Stare At Man Leading Sad Life Through Open Apartment Window

CINCINNATI—Saying they could not stop staring despite the highly private nature of the scene that was unfolding, numerous passersby reportedly paused …

Hotel Lobby Treated To Entirety Of Child’s Song Catalogue During Check-In Process

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL—According to guests lined up at the front desk and seated at the nearby hotel bar, the entire Marriott Courtyard lobby was …

Medical marijuana may be Pa.'s next big business

Medical marijuana might seem like a cottage industry, but with Pennsylvania the nation’s sixth-largest potential market, it’s more likely to be big …

Why I Came Out As A Gay Children's Book Author

My existence shouldn't be controversial.<p>Rooms full of fifth-graders always want to know if I’m married.<p>As an author of books for children, I have visited hundreds of elementary schools and children’s libraries from Title I schools in Georgia to suburban prep schools in Connecticut to give …

Overdue library books row leaves couple facing jail

A couple has been threatened with jail after failing to return two library books on time<p>Cathy and Melvin Duren from Tecumseh, Michigan, have been told they could be imprisoned for refusing to pay court fees as the dispute escalated.<p>The couple borrowed two books. One was a collection of Dr Seuss …

What If 'Pride And Prejudice' Were Set In Cincinnati?

Pride and Prejudice is Jane Austen's most beloved novel, and now it's getting an update. The new book, Curtis Sittenfeld's <i>Eligible</i>, is the result of a match made by The Austen Project, which pairs popular authors with Austen's books. When the project reached out to Sittenfeld about rewriting <i>Pride</i> …

Would Your Dog Really Know If You Passed Away?

We hear stories about dogs mourning their owners after they’ve passed away. There was Figo, the K-9 officer who was photographed in 2013 paying his …