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  • Fall books: 37 new titles to add to your reading list

    Between now and the holidays, publishers will push out a significant chunk of the books they publish for the entire year. And I do mean significant everything from "Revival," a scary Hawthornesque novel by horrormeister Stephen King, to a slim book called...
  • Fall promises bounty of great new books

    Fall promises bounty of great new books
    Writing a fall books preview on a limited word budget is a futile exercise. So many great titles hit the shelves in the peak publishing season that kicks off in September and runs through the end of the year, that even as we highlight quite a few, we...
  • Book Talk-Reporter seeks 'Kennedy Connection' in JFK-inspired thriller

    By Jill Serjeant NEW YORK, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Take a disgraced reporter desperate for a comeback and a tip about new evidence in the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy and you have "The Kennedy Connection," a crime thriller written by a...
  • Reporter seeks 'Kennedy Connection' in JFK-inspired thriller

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Take a disgraced reporter desperate for a comeback and a tip about new evidence in the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy and you have "The Kennedy Connection," a crime thriller written by a media insider fascinated...
  • Tunisian deputy survives assassination attempt

    TUNIS (Reuters) - A deputy in Tunisia's transitional parliament survived an assassination attempt in the city of Kasserine, near the Algerian border, where security forces have been hunting Islamist militants for months. Mohamed Ali Nasri told...
  • 9-year-old is executed: Where's the outrage?

    9-year-old is executed: Where's the outrage?
    Antonio Smith, 9 years old, was assassinated the other day. He was Chicago's youngest fatal shooting victim this year. He was shot at least four times and fell in a backyard on the South Side. And when I went out there on 71st and Woodlawn less than...
  • Israeli air strike kills 3 Hamas commanders in Gaza

    Israeli air strike kills 3 Hamas commanders in Gaza
    Israel killed three senior Hamas commanders in the Gaza Strip in an air strike on Thursday and said it would continue to target the group's armed leadership after a ceasefire failed. Hamas, which dominates Gaza, named the men as Mohammed Abu Shammala,...
  • Has Hamas military chief, Mohammed Deif, escaped death again?

    GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Mohammed Deif, the shadowy leader of Hamas's armed wing in Gaza, appears to have narrowly survived a fifth attempt to assassinate him, allowing the mastermind of the six-week war on Israel to pursue the conflict from his network...
  • Police release ID of officer, controversial video in Michael Brown shooting

    FERGUSON, Mo. It was a day when the police released information long-demanded and unexpected. Here are Friday's main developments in a week of internationally riveting strife, some of it violent and choked by tear gas, over the fatal shooting last...
  • Houston woman pleads guilty to threatening to kill Obama

    HOUSTON (Reuters) - A Houston woman who goes by the name Teddy Bear Paradise pleaded guilty on Friday to threatening to assassinate President Barack Obama, prosecutors said on Friday. The woman, formerly known as Denise O'Neal, 56, told a federal court...
  • James Brady's death ruled a homicide from 1981 shooting

    James Brady's death ruled a homicide from 1981 shooting
    A Virginia medical examiner has ruled the death of James Brady, the former press secretary critically wounded in the assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan a homicide, according to a police spokesperson. Brady was shot in the head by John...