Farm animals may soon get new features through gene editing

OAKFIELD, N.Y. (AP) — Cows that can withstand hotter temperatures. Cows born without pesky horns. Pigs that never reach puberty. A company wants to alter farm animals by adding and s...

Sigrid Nunez's novel "The Friend" wins National Book Award

NEW YORK (AP) — Sigrid Nunez's "The Friend" has won the National Book Award for fiction. Jeffrey C. Stewart's "The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke" received the nonfiction award W...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending November 9: Fiction 1. Have a Nice Day by Billy Crystal & Quinton Peeples, narrated by Justin Bartha, Annette Bening, ...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. HOPE DWINDLES IN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES Relatives visit she...

A universe of flawed heroes: Stan Lee was ahead of his time

It became easy, in recent years, to dismiss him as the wisecracking grandpa of the American comic book, a past-his-prime gimmick who cameoed alongside Earth's angstiest superheroes in the high-grossin...

Stan Lee, creator of a galaxy of Marvel superheroes, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in Marvel superheroes such as Spider-Man,...

Comic book genius Stan Lee, Spider-Man creator, dies at 95

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comic book genius Stan Lee, the architect of the contemporary comic book, has died. He was 95. The creative dynamo who revolutionized the comics by introducing hum...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending November 2: Fiction 1. Have a Nice Day by Billy Crystal & Quinton Peeples, narrated by Justin Bartha, Annette Bening, D...

Bosch reluctantly takes on a partner in 'Dark Sacred Night'

"Dark Sacred Night" (Little, Brown and Co.), by Michael Connelly Los Angeles Police Department detective Renee Ballard was introduced in Michael Connelly's popular "The Late Show." S...

'Evening in Paradise': more stories by Lucia Berlin

"Evening in Paradise: More Stories" (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), by Lucia Berlin: In 2015, the posthumous publication of the short story collection "A Manual for Cleaning Women" made...

Kobe Bryant sets ambitious plan for books in 2019-2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Kobe Bryant, Oscar winner and former NBA great, has big plans for books in the next few years. Bryant's Granity Studios plans to release five middle grade and young a...

Godzilla back as animation has human drama, fewer monsters

TOKYO (AP) — Godzilla is stomping back into theaters as a fire-breathing animated character, though the movie chosen to close this year's Tokyo International Film Festival is more focused on human dra...

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Audible.com best-sellers for week ending October 26: Fiction 1. The Reckoning: A Novel by John Grisham, narrated by Michael Beck (Random House Audio) ...

Ling Ma, Rebecca Solnit win $50,000 Kirkus Prize

NEW YORK (AP) — Ling Ma's apocalyptic debut novel "Severance" and Rebecca Solnit's essay collection "Call Them by Their True Names" are among the winners of the Kirkus Prize. Trade p...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending October 19: Fiction 1. Lullaby by Jonathan Maberry, narrated by Scott Brick (Audible Studios) 2. I'm From...