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Team of specialists sent to south Florida to probe collapse

WASHINGTON (AP) — A half-dozen scientists and engineers who specialize in disastrous structure failures are headed to south Florida to collect firsthand information on the cause of the catastrophic Ch...

G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90

WASHINGTON (AP) — G. Gordon Liddy, a mastermind of the Watergate burglary and a radio talk show host after emerging from prison, died Tuesday at age 90 at his daughter's home in Virginia. ...

G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90

WASHINGTON (AP) — G. Gordon Liddy, a mastermind of the Watergate burglary and a radio talk show host after emerging from prison, died Tuesday at age 90. His son, Thomas Liddy, confi...

Neil Sheehan, Pentagon Papers reporter, Vietnam author, dies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Neil Sheehan, a reporter and Pulitzer Prize-winning author who broke the story of the Pentagon Papers for The New York Times and who chronicled the deception at the heart of the Viet...

Retired AP investigative reporter Pete Yost dies at age 73

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pete Yost, a retired Associated Press investigative reporter with a fierce, determined style of interviewing that contrasted with his low-key, modest personality, died Tuesday night ...

"The Only Plane in the Sky" is compelling history of 9/11

"The Only Plane in the Sky: an Oral History of 9/11" (Avid Reader Press), by Garrett M. Graff People born at least a quarter-century ago probably remember the exact details of what t...

Review: Tom Rosenstiel looks at murky politics after attack

"The Good Lie" (Ecco/HarperCollins), by Tom Rosenstiel Ex-Army investigator and political fixer Peter Rena and his partner, Randi Brooks, are taking on their next adventure in the sw...

Former Defense Secretary Harold Brown dies at 91

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Rand Corp. says the defense secretary during the Carter administration, Harold Brown, has died. The think tank which Brown served as a trustee says he died Frid...

Review: A close look at the war on truth and democracy

There's a fierce battle going on in the United States and it's more crucial than the rivalry between rich and poor, liberals and conservatives, and Democrats and Republicans. It's th...

Review: 'The Great Revolt' offers insight into Trump support

"The Great Revolt: Inside the Populist Coalition Reshaping American Politics" (Crown Forum), by Salena Zito and Brad Todd People struggling to understand what is happening in America...

Review: Words of praise for great cooking, great cooks

"The Best Cook in the World: Tales from my Momma's Table," (Alfred A. Knopf), by Rick Bragg. Rick Bragg's latest book — "The Best Cook in the World" — is unusual enough in its approa...

Review: A revealing look at a beloved, mysterious writer

"Mockingbird Songs: My Friendship with Harper Lee" (Harper), by Wayne Flynt Nelle Harper Lee wrote a novel published in the early 1960s. Her next novel was published more than 50 yea...

Review: A revealing look at a beloved, mysterious writer

"Mockingbird Songs: My Friendship with Harper Lee" (Harper), by Wayne Flynt Nelle Harper Lee wrote a novel published in the early 1960s. Her next novel was published more than 50 yea...