Apr 17, 2014 — It was one spy speaking to another, as Putin put it, when "NSA leaker" Edward Snowden asked the Russian leader on national TV whether his nation has a program like the U.S. National Security Agency's.
Apr 17, 2014 — Also: Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez's health is said to be stable but "very fragile"; Dave Eggers' new book is called Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets, Do They Live Forever?.
Apr 17, 2014 — A typical UPS truck now has hundreds of sensors on it. That's changing the way UPS drivers work — and it foreshadows changes coming for workers throughout the economy.
Apr 17, 2014 — Mimi Pond's graphic memoir is a rose (or in this case aqua) tinted recollection of her time waitressing at a bohemian diner in Oakland in the 1970s. Reviewer Etelka Lehoczky says it's a sweet tribute.
Apr 17, 2014 — Divers are having difficulty getting into the capsized ship. It was sailing to a resort island Wednesday when disaster struck. Most of the passengers were high school students on a school trip.
Apr 17, 2014 — The sign with a picture of Jim Jong-un offered 15 percent off all men's cuts through April. Two officials from the North Korean embassy arrived at the London salon and ordered the sign be taken down.
Apr 17, 2014 — The pup was discovered 100 miles from the ocean. It mostly likely swam up the San Joaquin River, hopped out and couldn't find its way back.
Apr 17, 2014 — In 1954, the Supreme Court outlawed segregation. David Greene talks to ProPublica's Nikole Hannah-Jones about her story in The Atlantic. She examines the failure of school desegregation.
Apr 17, 2014 — The domesticated chili pepper is the most widely grown spice crop in the world. A team of researchers at the University of California Davis has discovered the origin of that pepper.
Apr 17, 2014 — On a clear weekend day, as many as 3,000 people will make the three-mile trek up the side of New Hampshire's Mount Washington to the snowfields, defying steep terrain and the threat of avalanches.