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The Fall Novel Guide

A privileged problem: Too many really good books came out this summer to fit them all in before Labor Day, and this fall’s reads are proving equally …

Books

'He was a good driver’: 10-year-old leads police on an hour-long, 100-mph car chase

By Kyle Swenson<p>, Staff Writer<p>The sedan ripped down the Ohio turnpike like a cannonball, the speedometer pushing 100 mph as a dozen police and state cruisers tagged behind in pursuit.<p>Under a cloud-streaked blue sky, the vehicle dipped in and out of lanes of morning traffic, eventually running off …

Highway Patrol

This artificial intelligence may start tracking you soon

It’s already 1984 in China.<p>For the last year, the people of Hangzhou, China – a city of more than nine million – have had every moment of their lives tracked.<p>“City Brain,” an artificial intelligence system that interlinks with a city’s infrastructure was installed in October 2016, through a …

Two women and their dogs rescued after 5 months adrift in the Pacific

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two women from Hawaii who were lost at sea for nearly five months have been rescued by the US Navy.<p>Jennifer Appel, Tasha Fuiava and their two dogs were found Wednesday, drifting about 900 miles southeast of Japan, a Navy statement said.<p>"It was incredibly emotional and it was so satisfying …

She was missing for 42 years. But even she can't tell police where she's been.

The phone call that would eventually unfreeze a 42-year-old cold case came in on Sept. 15. It was an inquiry between law enforcement agencies. Typical. Routine. Nothing hinting at the surprise lying ahead.<p>Yan Salomon, a senior investigator with the New York State Police, dialed up the detective …

Crime

It Took This Legendary Basketball Coach Just 2 Sentences to Give the Best Leadership Advice You'll Hear Today

University of Kentucky head basketball coach John Calipari knows two things well: winning and leadership.<p>University of Kentucky head basketball coach John Calipari is a living legend who has racked up nearly 700 wins over a 25-year career. He has guided six teams to the Final Four and led one to a …

This Retailer Went From Zero To $2 Billion In Four Years

The few startups that grow rapidly to over $1 billion in revenue are almost never in retail, they’re usually in technology or other industries. Retailers that grow so fast are normally unsustainable, I try not to even comment about them.<p>Except for this one. I can’t recall ever seeing anything like …

eCommerce

14 Really Good Chapter Books for Preschoolers That Librarians Keep Recommending

There comes a time when the long-suffering parent just <i>can’t</i> read <i>The Little Blue Truck</i> anymore. Or <i>My First Farm Book</i>, with its disturbing implication …

Team USA WAGS Celebrate Presidents Cup Victory

Team USA celebrated their Presidents Cup victory at Liberty National with their wives and girlfriends...<p><b>Team USA WAGS Celebrate Presidents Cup Victory</b><p>…

Las Vegas Shooting Is The Deadliest Mass Shooting In U.S. History

More than 50 people are confirmed dead after a gunman opened fire on a country music concert on the Las Vegas Strip — more than 200 people are wounded. Authorities say the sole suspect was killed.<p>Transcript<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST:<p>And let's turn right to Las Vegas, which has become the scene of the …

Apple Desserts

From iconic apple pie to more inventive granita, these incredible apple desserts are fresh, comforting and impossible to resist.

Is Europe's ghostliest train station about to rise again?

<b>It was one of the world's most opulent railway stations, sitting imposingly on the French-Spanish border - but then it fell into disrepair. Now, writes Chris Bockman, the building is showing new signs of life.</b><p>When they built the station at Canfranc, it was on a grand scale and with no expense …

Trains

Wall Street vets are threatening to pull the plug on the NFL

Wall Street veterans are huddling up against the NFL.<p>Many brokers and bankers — some of whom are also military veterans — have threatened to pull the …

This Mom's Crazy Catastrophic Morning Will Make You Feel a Little Better About Yours

When was the last time you had to deal with a sock fire and a dead squirrel before 7 am?<p>Tara Wood has seven kids—SEVEN!—between the ages of 2 and 16, so her mornings tend to be far from relaxing. But what went down in her house last Friday—just a week after her poor dog was hit by a car and …

Amazon Sells $1.6 Million in Whole Foods’ Store-Brand Products in First Month

Deli turkey breast and coconut water were most popular items sold<p>Amazon.com Inc. has sold about $1.6 million in Whole Foods beans, breakfast cereal and other store-brand products in the first month since taking over the organic chain, one of the first infusions of cash the e-commerce giant has …

Glitter and Gunmetal: Exotic Yachts Stun at the 2017 Monaco Yacht Show

Areti<p>Luxury superyacht Areti, manufactured by Lurssen Werft GmbH & Co. KG, is nearly 280 feet (85 meters) long and features nine bedrooms and a …