Colum McCann's latest book, Thirteen Ways of Looking, takes on parenthood, loss and just how arbitrary life can be. McCann says talking about traumatic experiences can be "a fantastic catharsis."
Many in the crowd chanted anti-government slogans. Others demanded justice. No one has yet claimed responsibility for the bombing, which killed 95 people in Ankara.
Do a quick search of #DayoftheGirl and you'll find dozens of related hashtag campaigns. Does that help further the cause or water down the message?
Bonnie Jo Campbell's confessional, unforgettable new story collection gives a voice to mothers and daughters, struggling to get by, desperate to be heard, but despairing of an audience.
Women in prison often eat to relieve stress or boredom. The resulting weight gain can make other physical and emotional problems worse. In one prison, spinning helps keep the pounds and rage at bay.
In the era of direct spending by corporations in elections, Microsoft and AFLAC Insurance get high marks for openness. Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway received a score of zero.
In the CONCACAF rivalry game, the Mexico men's national team defeats the United States' in extra time, sending them to the 2017 Confederations Cup.
As part of an ongoing investigation into the death of the 12-year-old boy, two reviews released by the prosecutor's office say Officer Timothy Loehmann had reason to perceive Rice as a serious threat.
A newly released video by Boko Haram reaffirms the group's allegiance to ISIS and says their campaign of violence continues.
To mark the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March in Washington, D.C., Minister Louis Farrakhan convened a rally on the National Mall on Sunday, themed "Justice or Else!"
Parr was the agent who made the decision to head to the hospital instead of back to the White House after Reagan was shot. Parr was 85 years old.
As California tightened its digital privacy protections, news involving Google, Pandora and other firms highlighted the way companies increasingly rely on data about their users. How much do we care?
Laura Anne Gilman creates an authentically spooky Old West in her novel, where it seems perfectly reasonable that the Devil might wear a sharp suit, run a saloon, and always stay true to his bargains.
Interested in hearing more from Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton, but a little hesitant to declare to your friends that you "like" them?
Biographer Jonathan Bate says his job is to write about "the quality and endurance of the literary work." His new biography has been disavowed by the Hughes estate.
The rain could be locally heavy, but it's not expected to be torrential. The state, however, is still recovering from historic floods. Parts of I-95 are still closed.
David Jaher's account of Harry Houdini attempt to debunk Boston society psychic Mina Crandon mixes history with high-wire theatricality — even though most readers will know who came out on top.
The two explosions have wounded another 186 people near the center of the Turkish capital, Ankara, before a peace rally organized by civic society groups and ahead of Turkey's elections.
Students of global health are just back from summer trips around the world, learning about mental health, latrine shortages and mosquitoes. They share their experiences — and their tweets of advice.
Ever seen a pawpaw in the supermarket? Didn't think so. Ohioan Chris Chmiel wants to change that by growing and promoting this seasonal, mango-like fruit that's native to the U.S.