The best books of the week

No Surrender: A Father, a Son, and an Extraordinary Act of Heroism That Continues to Live On Today Chris Edmonds (nonfiction, HarperOne) Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his WWII experience — not even to his family. But when his granddaughter was assigned a family history project, author Chris read Roddie’s wartime diaries, interviewed surviving POWs under his dad’s command and […]

Continue reading »

Inside the search for sunken WWII ships deep in the Pacific

MIDWAY ATOLL, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands — Deep-sea explorers scouring the world’s oceans for sunken World War II ships are focusing on debris fields deep in the Pacific, in an area where one of the most decisive battles of the time took place. Hundreds of miles off Midway Atoll, nearly halfway between the United States and Japan, a research vessel is […]

Continue reading »

Live, From New York… It’s MSNBC Anchor Chris Hayes?

The comedian wanted people to laugh. But not all the time. Sometimes, not at all. Ryan Reiss typically spends his evenings warming up studio audiences for Seth Meyers’ “Late Night” show. Big guffaws are in demand. On recent Friday evenings, however, Reiss has held forth in a different studio at NBC’s 30 Rockefeller Plaza headquarters, asking visitors to clap and […]

Continue reading »

Size-ten food blogger reveals how she stays slim

Size-ten food blogger reveals how she never counts calories and maintains her figure while eating pizza, cake and brownies EVERY day Taighla Williams, 27, from Wales is a food blogger with nearly 20,000 followers  She posts pictures of the delicious cakes, doughnuts and sweets she eats daily  Revealed how she stopped counting calories and uses exercise to stay slim  A size-ten food […]

Continue reading »
1 2 3 144