When college students paying their own way have a financial hiccup, they have to make hard choices about how to spend their limited funds — and some turn to their food budget to close a gap.
“The 19th Christmas” (Little, Brown and Co.) by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
“Generation Friends: An Inside Look at the Show That Defined a Television Era,” (Dutton), by Saul Austerlitz
“Synapse” (Thomas Nelson), by Steven James
NEW YORK — “Sesame Street” is taking a new step to try to help kids navigate life in America — it’s tackling the opioid crisis.
"Elevator Pitch: a Novel" (William Morrow), by Linwood Barclay
“The Institute” (Scribner), by Stephen King
“Full Throttle: Stories” (William Morrow) by Joe Hill
NEW YORK — While trying to lose weight, Becky Beach found assistance in an unlikely place: thousands of online videos featuring people binging on massive amounts of ramen, burgers, chicken wings and seafood boils brimming with crab and lobster.
CAIRO — Egypt displayed a gilded ancient coffin from the first century B.C. on Tuesday, which New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art returned last week after U.S. investigators determined it to be a looted antiquity.
SALT LAKE CITY — In another sign that California condors are making a comeback in the wild three decades after nearing the brink of extinction, a condor chick left its nest and made its first attempt at flight in Utah’s Zion National Park.
ALTO RIO GUAMA INDIGENOUS RESERVE, Brazil — They hunt with bows and arrows, fish for piranhas and gather wild plants, while some watch soap operas on TV or check the internet on phones inside thatch-roof huts.
NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Country music is a uniquely American art form, with its roots in the fiddle from European immigrants and the African banjo all the way through its explosion as a commercial art form that has reflected the social, economic and cultural changes within our country.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Sandra shows little interest as she slowly shuffles past the structure of beams and ropes built for her to climb on inside her concrete enclosure in Argentina’s capital. Outside are tall buildings and traffic that bear no resemblance to the lush forests where o…
“This Tender Land: a Novel” (Atria Books), by William Kent Krueger
“The Fifth Column” (Minotaur), by Andrew Gross
“The Stranger Inside,” Park Row, by Lisa Unger
NEW YORK — Around climate-change protests, tears linger. Youthful activists cite all-too depressing science and develop angst. They grieve for a future they worry they’ll never have.
“The Only Plane in the Sky: an Oral History of 9/11” (Avid Reader Press), by Garrett M. Graff
“The Nanny” (William Morrow), by Gilly Macmillan
LOST DUTCHMAN STATE PARK, Arizona — As the setting sun left a yellow tinge on dirt-colored cactuses as far as the eye could see, park ranger Anna Roberts gave us a lesson on what we were about to hunt.
OCHO RIOS, Jamaica (AP) — Everton Simpson squints at the Caribbean from his motorboat, scanning the dazzling bands of color for hints of what lies beneath. Emerald green indicates sandy bottoms. Sapphire blue lies above seagrass meadows. And deep indigo marks coral reefs. That’s where he’s headed.
WASHINGTON (AP) — North America’s skies are lonelier and quieter as nearly 3 billion fewer wild birds soar in the air than in 1970, a comprehensive study shows.
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans are addicted to snacks, and food experts are paying closer attention to what that might mean for health and obesity.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — When officials at a Catholic high school in South Carolina learned that a 16-year-old student made videos of himself firing a gun and using racial slurs, they alerted police, but not parents. After the videos made it into the news over the summer, the backlash came quickly.
LEWISTON — Praise and tears flowed freely on the afternoon of Aug. 23, all in the name of the late Vietnam veteran and Lewiston native Paul Kornoely.
“The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator” (Dutton), by Timothy C. Winegard
“Elvis in Vegas: How the King Reinvented the Las Vegas Show” (Simon & Schuster), by Richard Zoglin
NEW YORK (AP) — Woodstock 50 is officially canceled.
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.
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."