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Detail from cover of Ross Macdonald: Four Novels of the 1950s...
A reissue of four of the detective writer's 1950s novels excavates the dark depths of California's suburban decay. Maureen Corrigan praises Macdonald's "psychological depth" and "penetrating vision."
The Job cover detail...
"Your heart is pounding; your adrenaline is shooting out of your ears," Steve Osborne says. "And you got one second to get it right." He retired from the force in 2003. His memoir is called The Job.
The 2015 Pulitzer Prizes were announced on Monday. Among the 22 winners were newspapers large and small. We report on three of the stories behind the winning coverage.
More than 50 tons of dead fish have been removed from a Rio de Janeiro lagoon slated to host Olympic events. Specialists blame algae blooms but water quality has been a concern for Olympic organizers.
On Tuesday, a Senate panel will hear debate on whether to give the president fast-track authority to negotiate a sweeping trade deal. The trade push has scrambled the usual political alignments.
Pro football players can earn tens of millions of dollars in a career. Some schools are now catering to current and former athletes to show them how best to manage their money after they stop playing.