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‘Johnny Cash: The Life’ by Robert Hilburn

He was tall, rangy, low-voiced, poker-faced and dressed like a barroom gambler. Little wonder, then, that part of Johnny Cash’s appeal was that he looked flat-out dangerous. Indeed, he had a scary side, one fully detailed in Robert Hilburn’s definitive new biography....

‘Vanished: The Sixty-Year Search for the Missing Men of World War II’ by Wil S. Hylton

According to the U.S. Department of Defense, the number of American service personnel still missing from World War II stands at roughly 73,000 . Of that number, well over half disappeared in the Pacific theater of war, where dense jungles and vast expanses of open sea can make...

‘Angela Merkel: The Chancellor and Her World’ by Stefan Kornelius

Forbes magazine has named her the world’s most powerful woman. President Obama has awarded her the Presidential Medal of Freedom. She is one of the longest-serving European leaders, and her country has been rated the most respected one in the world. Wildly popular at home,...

‘Hannah Arendt: The Last Interview and Other Convesation’

‘To think critically is always to be hostile,” the political philosopher Hannah Arendt declared in what turned out to be her last interview before her death in 1975. Pointing out that critical thought always challenges and undermines established rules and conventional...

‘The App Generation: How Today’s Youth Navigate Identity, Intimacy, and Imagination in a Digital World’ by Howard Gardner and Katie Davis

Technology THE APP GENERATION How Today’s Youth Navigate Identity, Intimacy, and Imagination ina Digital World By Howard Gardner and Katie Davis Yale Univ. 244 pp. $25 We’d all like to absolve our children of their bad behavior by blaming it on some pernicious...

Snow, Cold Disrupt Large Swath Of US; More To Come

A snowstorm dumped up to a foot of snow in the Midwest before moving over the Northeast, blanketing the region and unloading nearly 2 feet of snow north of Boston. Freezing temperatures with below-zero wind chills in some places complicated life for residents from Minnesota to...

Ohio Man Dies After New Year’s Eve Shooting

BARBERTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man has died from injuries he suffered in a New Year’s Eve shooting that left his two children dead. The Summit County Medical Examiner’s office says John Kohler died Friday afternoon. Police are still searching for clues in what they...

Snow, Cold Temps Disrupt Large Swath Of US

A snowstorm dumped up to a foot of snow in the Midwest before moving over the Northeast, blanketing the region and unloading nearly 2 feet of snow north of Boston. Freezing temperatures with below-zero wind chills in some places complicated life for residents from Minnesota to...

Cavs’ Irving To Miss 2nd Game With Bruised Knee

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers All-Star guard Kyrie Irving will miss his second straight game because of a bruised left knee. The team said Friday that he will not travel to New York for Saturday’s game against the Brooklyn Nets. Irving sat out Thursday’s home win over...

Oklahoma’s Stoops Linked To Browns Opening

CLEVELAND (AP) — Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops is the latest college coach to be linked to Cleveland’s head coaching vacancy. Just hours after his Sooners stunned Alabama in the Sugar Bowl, Stoops, a Youngstown, Ohio native, didn’t rule out the possibility of jumping to...