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Library Book a Century Overdue Returned in San Francisco
The book "Forty Minutes Late" appears to have been one hundred years overdue by the time it made its way back to its home at a branch of the San Francisco Public Library. The book was checked out in 1917 by Phebe Webb and returned on January 13, 2017 by her great-grandson Webb Johnson, according to
What the 'Serial' Podcast Revealed About Ex-Taliban Captive Bowe Bergdahl
We've reached the final and 11th episode of the second season of the most popular podcast in America, "Serial." This season intricately explored the high-profile case of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. He left his outpost in Afghanistan and was held captive by the Taliban for five years until his
Razzie Awards 2015: Complete List of Nominees
For every critically acclaimed movie like "12 Years a Slave" and "Boyhood," there's a "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" or "Transformers: Age of Extinction" that just falls flat. With that said, the annual Razzies is a way to joke and celebrate these so-called "worst" movies of the year. Here's the
Sales of Orwell's '1984' Increase as Details of NSA Scandal Emerge
Sales of “1984,” George Orwell’s 1949 classic novel about the oppressiveness of government overreach, have risen over 3,000 percent on Amazon since the country learned of the U.S. government surveillance programs. As of noon today, the book had jumped to 194 on the bestseller list,...
Razzie Awards 2013: Full List of Nominees
The Razzies winners will be named on Feb. 23, 2013, the day before the Academy Awards ceremony. Here are the nominees , in the format announced by the Razzies. Keep in mind that some of the movie titles are altered by the Razzies as a joke: Worst Picture: "Battleship" "Oogieloves in the Big Balloon
Final 'Twilight' Film Leads Razzie Nominees
The “Twilight“ franchise has been given a rude sendoff from the Razzie Awards, which annually “honors” the worst in film. The fifth and final “Twilight” movie, “Breaking Dawn — Part 2,” received a 11 nominations for the 33rd Annual Razzie Awards, which were announced Tuesday night. The...
Veep Wars: Joe Biden's Unchained Melody Meets GOP Ire
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: THE DOG DAYS AREN’T OVER: President Obama finally went there yesterday, ABC’s Mary Bruce reports from Oskaloosa, Iowa. He teased Mitt Romney for famously putting the family dog on the roof of his car as the...
Paul Ryan Book Club: Shrugging Off Ayn Rand ?
Wisconsin’s First District has voted him into Congress seven times over the past 14 years, but popular as Paul Ryan is at home there may be another constituency that holds the Republican vice presidential candidate in even higher regard. Ryan, you see, is the country’s...
Ayn Rand , the Tea Party and an iPad?
The Ayn Rand Institute has released a new Atlas Shrugged app, which includes the book, audio and video interviews with Rand, and a photo gallery layered over a timeline of the author’s life. The institute released the app partly because of Rand’s sudden popularity...
Ayn Rand Institute Releases New App
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