Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction,
San Francisco was beset by a wave of crime on Friday, as a woman was taken hostage and tied to cable car tracks, a criminal calling himself the Riddler attempted to rob a bank vault, and a miscreant known
World-famous cosmologist admits to losing bet as a result of particle's discovery Published: 12 Nov 2013 Lots include A Brief History of Time signed with thumbprint and Simpsons script Published: 31 Oct
... and why this quiet trend is about to reverse itself Despite a housing crisis, a great recession, rising income inequality, and elevated poverty, there is some good news among the most vulnerable segment
Taxpayers have spent hundreds of millions of dollars in recent years to nudge more students into Advanced Placement classes — but a close look at test scores suggests much of the investment has been wasted.
Mallory McInnis spends most of her time on the Internet amassing awesome things to share on her blog, Gems. She lives in Maine (the woodsy, Stephen King-book-setting part, not by the ocean) and drives
Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres... Instead, this is a list
Health news Making overweight or obese people feel bad about their bodies doesn’t do anything to motivate them to lose weight – actually, a new study finds it does just the opposite. People who felt discriminated
In the two weeks since George Zimmerman's acquittal, the same activists galvanized by his trial are finding it hard to focus the energy of the Trayvon Martin movement. For 16 months, supporters of the
BOGOTA -- Although doubts about Brazil's readiness to host next year's World Cup have focused on renovations at 12 stadiums, some Brazil trade experts say they are more concerned about travel logistics
The driver of the train that derailed in northern Spain, killing 78 people, admitted in the aftermath of the crash that he had 'f***** up' and 'wanted 'to die', it was claimed on Friday night. Francisco
Three of the station's staffers who were at work when KTVU-TV of Oakland broadcast obviously bogus and incredibly offensive names of what it said were the pilots of Asiana Flight 214 have been dismissed
To figure out which countries dislike the U.S., one quick way is to simply look at which ones are getting the largest dollops of U.S. aid. This wasn't the focus of a recent survey by the Pew Research But
In the popular imagination and in conventional discourse — especially in the context of highly charged news events such as the shooting of Trayvon Martin — prejudice is all about hatred and animosity.
Months of intense media coverage, weeks of courtroom testimony and hours of jury deliberations boiled down to a not-guilty verdict for George Zimmerman, delivered by a jury of six women late Saturday.
The Bay Area TV station read the racist crew names on air: Captain Sum Ting Wong, Wi Tu Lo, Ho Lee Fuk, and Bang Ding Ow. Here's the full statement: The National Transportation Safety Board apologizes
Pope Francis has been accused of encouraging illegal immigration after expressing solidarity with asylum seekers and economic refugees during a visit to the island of Lampedusa this week. During his visit