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17 Refreshing Books to Read This Summer

9 days ago   |   By NY Times

In addition to the season's usual fun, there are serious looks at pressing subjects among this summer's must-reads, including the latest by Beth Macy, Michael Pollan and Jaron Lanier.
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Boston's Memorial Day flag garden idea spreads across the US

Boston's Memorial Day flag garden idea spreads across the US

Over 37,000 American flags grace the Boston Common as part of an annual Memorial Day tradition to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice Read more ...

Homeless veteran leaves incredible gift to community

Homeless veteran leaves incredible gift to community

Folks described Rob Helgerson as rough around the edges, but the veteran showed his softer side with a $500,000 donation to his community. Read more ...

The Latest: Red Bull's Ricciardo wins Monaco Grand Prix

The Latest: Red Bull's Ricciardo wins Monaco Grand Prix

The Latest from the busiest day in motorsports : Read more ...

Kim Jong Un Still Committed To Meeting With Trump, South Korea Says

Kim Jong Un Still Committed To Meeting With Trump, South Korea Says

South Korean President Moon Jae-in had a surprise meeting with the North Korean leader. Read more ...

Date and location for North Korea summit 'hasn't changed,' says president

Date and location for North Korea summit 'hasn't changed,' says president

U.S. President Donald Trump seemed to revive hopes for a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next month, telling reporters at the Oval Office late Saturday, "We're... Read more ...

Gulf Coast braces for storm Alberto

Gulf Coast braces for storm Alberto

Normally packed with vacationers over the Memorial Day weekend, beaches along the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast are largely empty as a slowly strengthening storm carrying brisk winds... Read more ...

Stephens, Dimitrov into 2nd round at French Open

Stephens, Dimitrov into 2nd round at French Open

PARIS - Reigning U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens needed less than an hour to move into the second round on the opening day of the French Open on Sunday. Read more ...

NBA playoffs 2018: Both conference finals force Game 7 for first time in...

NBA playoffs 2018: Both conference finals force Game 7 for first time in nearly 40 years

Both the Eastern and Western Conference finals will go to Game 7 for the first time since 1979. Read more ...

'Solo' bombs at the box office taking in only $83 million over the weekend...

'Solo' bombs at the box office taking in only $83 million over the weekend and $101 million by Memorial Day

"Solo: A Star Wars Story" earned an estimated $83 million over three days, $101 million by Memorial Day. That's $29 million under original industry low-end projections for the... Read more ...

Donald Trump falsely accuses New York Times of creating source that White...

Donald Trump falsely accuses New York Times of creating source that White House itself supplied

President Donald Trump on Saturday falsely accused the New York Times of using an unnamed source “who doesn't exist” in a story on negotiations between the United States and... Read more ...