“The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator” (Dutton), by Timothy C. Winegard
“City of Windows” (Minotaur), by Robert Pobi
“Love at First Like” (Atria Books), by Hannah Orenstein
UPHAM, N.M. — Spaceport America is no longer just a shiny shell of hope that space tourism would one day launch from this remote spot in the New Mexico desert.
NEW YORK (AP) — Who’s a good dog? The American Kennel Club says there are now a million of them.
If you find yourself short on cash while on vacation, it might seem easiest to hit up the nearest ATM. But if that handy machine is not in your bank’s network, you could get a double whammy of fees: The ATM owner will probably charge a few dollars for the convenience, and your own bank may t…
NEW YORK — Spa visits and the money they generate reached record highs last year in the U.S. with $18.3 billion in revenue driven by 190 million pampering trips, according to the International Spa Association.
CAPITAN, N.M. (AP) — There will be 75 candles on his birthday cake and Smokey Bear still hopes none of them start a forest fire.
"Reasons to Be Cheerful" (Little Brown and Co.), by Nina Stibbe
Constructed from aspirational Instagram feeds and reality TV, the dream home floats in the imagination like a castle in the sky but dissolves in the rain of hard numbers.
An underused money tool that could help a new generation of adults on their path to prosperity isn’t a smartphone app, a virtual currency or a digital payment system.
“The Chelsea Girls: a Novel” (Dutton), by Fiona Davis
“Elvis in Vegas: How the King Reinvented the Las Vegas Show” (Simon & Schuster), by Richard Zoglin
As Americans reel from back-to-back massacres in Texas and Ohio, religious leaders who have experienced violence in their houses of worship are venting their anger at the persisting violence and trying to help their congregants persevere.
"Lady in the Lake" (William Morrow), by Laura Lippman
NEW YORK (AP) — Woodstock 50 is officially canceled.
“The Russian: a Novel” (St. Martin’s Press), by Ben Coes
“The Escape Room: a Novel” (St. Martin’s Press), by Megan Goldin
Go bold. Stay practical. Think long-term.
TUNICA, Miss. — The sons of Ben and Hattie Davis give special meaning to the term “band of brothers.”
PHOENIX (AP) — Three American Legion posts stand within miles of each other in central Phoenix, a curious reminder of how segregation once ruled the U.S. Southwest as well as the Deep South.
I love to grill, and barbecue, and I have devoted my career to outdoor cooking for more than two decades. In that time, I’ve seen a lot of mistakes and people tend to make them over and over. So I put together a list of the biggest grilling don’ts and how to avoid them. Print this list and r…
SEATTLE — Rachel Whalen remembers feeling gutted in high school when a former friend would mock her online postings, threaten to unfollow or unfriend her on social media and post inside jokes about her to others online.
“Raised in Captivity” (Penguin Press), by Chuck Klosterman
“This Side of Night” (G.P. Putnam’s Sons), by J. Todd Scott
“Backlash: a Thriller” (Atria/Emily Bestler Books), by Brad Thor
Yellowjackets play a supportive role in gardening but can be dangerous around families and pets. People sensitive to bee venom should be especially careful from August through October, when yellowjacket numbers peak.
Plant lovers have long gotten together to trade seeds and growing advice, and the latest generation is following suit with modern plant swaps.
That cuddly new puppy can be pretty intimidating if pet owners consider the veterinary bills it might produce.
“Fleishman Is in Trouble” (Random House), by Taffy Brodesser-Akner
100 years ago
“The Killer Across the Table” by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker
NEW YORK — The famous winged TWA terminal at New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport came out of its decades-long retirement Wednesday with a new life as a luxury hotel.
Paul Menser is the author of "Legendary Locals of Idaho Falls."
NEW YORK (AP) — Toothpaste delivered in two days is convenient, but not so great for the environment. After you click buy, online orders leave warehouses to be loaded on gas-guzzling jets or trucks. And returns are a problem, too, since the items have to make the trip back to a warehouse.
Switched at birth and raised by another family.
100 years ago