The perfect crime rarely is.
Even the cleverest killer can slip up somewhere. A footprint in the flower bed, a fingerprint on a doorknob, a strand of hair by the body – something’s always left behind.
Adam Selzer’s...Read more
On her second night in Scotland, Tabitha Lasley slept with one of her sources.
He was, in fact, the first person she'd interviewed on her self-fashioned journalistic assignment. She'd traveled to Aberdeen in hopes of ...Read more
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has struggled with dyslexia since elementary school. Now he's telling his story through Ben, the baseball-loving protagonist of his new children's book who has a tough time reading, too.
"Ben ...Read more
LOS ANGELES — When Nikole Hannah-Jones' "The 1619 Project: The New Origin Story" was greenlighted, she didn't want to mince words in her sweeping and eye-opening exploration of slavery and its legacy in America today.
2021 was a year of tumult across the globe, but particularly when one examines weather patterns in the United States: Wildfires raged across the West Coast in the summer and fall, Hurricane Nicholas and Tropical Storms ...Read more
When we think of yoga, most of us think of serenity and relaxation.
On Devil’s Beach, yoga just might get you murdered.
Devil’s Beach, a fictional barrier island off Florida’s west coast, is the setting of "Cold ...Read more
I’ve been reading new books about books.
Even a few books about books about books. Frankly, it got out of hand, got away from me — became a whole thing, as the kids say. Like trying every pizza within a single ZIP ...Read more
PITTSBURGH — A morbid dream planted the seed for what would become Brian Cuban's debut novel.
The 60-year-old Dallas resident and Mt. Lebanon native — who, yes, is the brother of billionaire Mark Cuban — was having ...Read more
Star Tribune's our top critics share their favorite books of the year:
"Diary of a Young Naturalist"
By Dara McAnulty. (Milkweed Editions, $25.)
Dara McAnulty was 14 when he wrote this wonderful memoir, and his ...Read more
The top 10 DVD rentals at Redbox kiosks for the week of Nov. 22:
1. Jungle Cruise — Disney
2. Free Guy — 20th Century
3. Candyman (2021) — Universal
4. Stillwater — Universal
5. Old — Universal
6. ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS — Leo Kottke's fingers flew across his acoustic guitar with determined fury. Dave King's brushes skittered atop his snare and tom-tom drums with understated artfulness. The two musicians had found a groove in...Read more
Q. I'm looking for a TV or monitor with good old picture-in-picture, and I am having no luck. It will replace my current 37-inch Vizio and I want to buy something in the 45-55 inch range. I don't use the tuner and just ...Read more
The fake school bells on the set of his new show send Tyler James Williams back to elementary school in Yonkers. This time, though, he’s on the other side of the desk.
Williams, the son of a former NYPD sergeant, stars ...Read more
LOS ANGELES — In July, the Long Beach singer Giveon played to tens of thousands at Lollapalooza in Chicago, the first festival of his short but ambitious R&B career.
"I really wasn't sure how it would go," said the ...Read more
Thoughts are soft as clouds floating by, impermanent as bubbles that rise, float and burst. Like waves, they cannot be caught or held. Thoughts are not facts. Mars and Jupiter square off, and the tendency to exaggerate ...Read more
HarperCollins is scrapping plans to publish a book by former CNN host Chris Cuomo about the Trump years and COVID-19 pandemic.
The move comes after the journalist was fired from CNN last weekend following revelations over...Read more
A teary Nick Cannon shared heartbreaking news with his talk show audience on Tuesday.
Cannon revealed his 5-month-old son, Zen, died Sunday following a battle with brain cancer.
The entertainer made the announcement on ...Read more
The coronavirus has caused increased stress and isolation for many people. Some have turned to substance abuse or increased the quantity and frequency of drug use during the coronavirus restrictions. Others turned to new ...Read more
(UPI) A Maryland woman shopping for lottery tickets on her sister's birthday selected a scratch-off from the bin bearing the same number as the special date and won a $50,000 prize.
The Jarrettsville woman told Maryland ...Read more
(UPI) A man using his metal detector in the woods around Prague reunited a Colorado man with a silver bracelet and other items stolen while he was serving in World War II.
Petr Svihove, a Czech journalist and history ...Read more
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