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Political historian-commentator Richard Reeves dies at 83

Political historian-commentator Richard Reeves dies at 83

NEW YORK — Richard Reeves, an author and syndicated columnist who wrote about politics for more than 50 years and published books on Richard Nixon, John F. Kennedy and other American presidents, has died at age 83.
None of the 'Big Five' publishers will attend BookExpo

None of the 'Big Five' publishers will attend BookExpo

NEW YORK — All of the so-called “Big Five” publishers have dropped out of BookExpo, the industry's annual national convention.

Toronto's Luminato Festival, launched in wake of SARS, cancelled because of COVID-19

TORONTO — The Luminato Festival, which draws artists from around the world to Toronto, has been cancelled this summer because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
US hospitals rush to find beds for surge of virus patients

US hospitals rush to find beds for surge of virus patients

SEATTLE — With her due date fast approaching, Kelly McCarty packed a bag with nursing tops, a robe, slippers and granola bars. Last week's ultrasound, she said, showed “this baby is head down and ready to go.
Review: Eef Barzelay leads Clem Snide to serene devastation

Review: Eef Barzelay leads Clem Snide to serene devastation

Clem Snide, “Forever Just Beyond” (Ramseur/Thirty Tigers) There have been many iterations of Clem Snide over the years but by now it's turned into a personal alias for Eef Barzelay.
Home internet jammed up? Try these steps before upgrading

Home internet jammed up? Try these steps before upgrading

With so much of the U.S. workforce — and their families — now cooped up at home to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus, it's not a huge surprise that home internet is showing the strain.
Home internet jammed up? Try these steps before upgrading

Home internet jammed up? Try these steps before upgrading

With so much of the U.S. workforce — and their families — now cooped up at home to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus, it's not a huge surprise that home internet is showing the strain.
Autism diagnosis more common in the US as racial gap closes

Autism diagnosis more common in the US as racial gap closes

NEW YORK — Autism has grown slightly more common in the U.S., but a gap in diagnosis of white and black kids has disappeared, according to a government report released Thursday.
Englund ready to see someone up the ante with Freddy Krueger

Englund ready to see someone up the ante with Freddy Krueger

NEW YORK — Robert Englund, the actor who turned Freddy Krueger into a fearsome household name, say he’s looking forward to someone else taking a stab at reviving the “Nightmare on Elm Street” franchise.
Meghan to narrate Disney nature film in first post-royal job

Meghan to narrate Disney nature film in first post-royal job

LONDON — Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has her first post-royal job: narrating a Disney documentary about elephants.