Amy Silverstein explores friendship in 'My Glory' memoir

“My Glory Was I Had Such Friends: a Memoir” (Harper Wave), by Amy Silverstein Amy Silverstein received a new heart when was 25 years old, and for the next 26 years she beat the odds, surpassing all expectations for a transplant recipient. Then a single jolt of...

The Latest: CNN tweets a correction at Trump

AP Photo/Evan Vucci NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on CNN’s retracted Russia story (all times local): 11:40 a.m. CNN says President Donald Trump is wrong to suggest the network is failing. The president, in a morning tweetstorm related to CNN’s retraction of a story...

The Latest: Cosby lawyer doubts he'll speak publicly

AP Photo/Matt Rourke SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a California lawsuit claiming Bill Cosby sexually assaulted a teenage girl more than 40 years ago (all times local): 9:45 a.m. A lawyer for Bill Cosby says she does not think he will speak publicly before his...

Serena's latest shot: pregnant and nude on magazine cover

AP Photo/Aaron Favila NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams is showing off her pregnancy with a nude photo on the cover of the August issue of Vanity Fair. The tennis superstar is seen in profile with her right arm covering her breasts and her pregnant stomach prominently on...

Justices to review New Jersey bid for legal sports betting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will take up New Jersey’s bid to allow sports betting at its casinos and racetracks. The justices say Tuesday they will review a lower court ruling against the state, which is hoping to capture some of the estimated $150 billion...

Longtime editor of venerable Yale Review stepping down

NEW YORK (AP) — The longtime editor of one of the world’s oldest literary publications is stepping down. J.D. McClatchy, a prize-winning poet and librettist, has told The Associated Press that he is leaving The Yale Review, effective at the end of this month. Harold...

The Moth, a global storytelling initiative, turns 20

NEW YORK (AP) — What’s your story? From mind-blowing circumstances to everyday moments, sharing a story about the human condition provides the stitch work for life’s tapestry. That’s what people are doing through The Moth , a global storytelling initiative...

LaVar Ball appears at WWE event, son LaMelo uses slur

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LaVar Ball has brought his Big Baller Brand from the basketball court to the wrestling ring. The outspoken father of NBA Draft No. 2 pick Lonzo Ball showed up with the newly-minted Los Angeles Laker and another son, 15-year-old son LaMelo, for a live...

Rascal Flatts surprises bride and groom at wedding reception

WATERTOWN, Wis. (AP) — A bride and groom in Wisconsin got some surprise entertainment over the weekend when country music trio Rascal Flatts stopped by their wedding reception. Video posted to Facebook shows the group at the Sugar Island Barn in Watertown on Saturday. The...

Dutch sleuth hopes for breakthrough in biggest US art heist

AP Photo/Josh Reynolds THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch art sleuth whose search for purloined paintings and sculptures has led to Ukrainian militiamen and Nazi memorabilia collectors has joined the hunt for what he calls the “Holy Grail”: A collection worth...