5 new books you won't want to miss this week, starting with 'Why Bob Dylan Matters'
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 11:29:53 GMT
What it's about: A Harvard Classics professor who teaches a freshman seminar on Dylan explains why the folk musician deserved to win the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature. The buzz : The Dylan books keep coming: Simon & Schuster just released Dylan's The Nobel Lecture in a gift book format.
GOP's Sasse likes tax bill, but won't call it key to 2018
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 11:20:00 GMT
It's a historic election night in New Orleans, where voters have elected the first woman mayor and the first member of the Vietnamese community to serve on the City Council. The performers at the 2017 American Music Awards are evenly split between men and women, but the nominees, not so much.
AP Top 25 Takeaways: Badgers' close up; Cardiac 'Cane return
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 11:18:48 GMT
No. 5 Wisconsin handled its close-up in a most Wisconsin way and No. 2 Miami went back to being the Cardiac 'Canes.
Jim McKee: Alfred D. Jones becomes Omaha first postmaster and much more
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 11:15:39 GMT
Alfred D. Jones is shown here about 1890 long after he was Omaha's first postmaster and served the city, the Nebraska Territory and the state.
$80M Mississippi River bridge opens from Illinois to Iowa
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 11:14:49 GMT
Illinois and Iowa officials are celebrating the opening of a new Mississippi River bridge from Savanna, Illinois, to Sabula, Iowa. The $80 million span opened to traffic Friday evening.
5 new books you won't want to miss this week, starting with...
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 11:06:12 GMT
Look for new books too by Barbara Taylor Bradford and Elizabeth Berg, and a middle-school title by Neil Patrick Harris. What it's about: A Harvard Classics professor who teaches a freshman seminar on Dylan explains why the folk musician deserved to win the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature.
Partisan division over the Russia probe imperils public hearings
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 09:50:55 GMT
Prospects for public congressional hearings featuring the president's son, Donald Trump Jr., and son-in-law Jared Kushner have grown increasingly uncertain. Democrats have long sought open questioning of Trump Jr., Kushner and other top aides to President Donald Trump on their communications with Russians during last year's campaign, saying it's imperative for such major figures to account for their actions in public.