Sep 2, 2014 — Jeff VanderMeer's Southern Reach trilogy comes to an end with Acceptance; reviewer Jason Sheehan says it's a maddening, fascinating read that will stay with you long after you finish the last page.
Sep 2, 2014 — A growing grass-roots movement aims to establish paid sick leave in the U.S., enjoying some success at the city and state level. The issue is already playing big in 2014 political races.
Sep 2, 2014 — The Pentagon said it was still "assessing the results of the operation." Local Somali officials said the U.S. airstrikes hit near a meeting of the al-Qaida affiliated group.
Sep 2, 2014 — Doug Wilkey of Dunedin, Fla., tried to shut down the stand as an illegal business. The Tampa Bay Times reports officials were tipped off that Wilkey may have a home business without a license.
Sep 2, 2014 — Workers want to tear down a span of the old Bay Bridge from Oakland to San Francisco. Transportation officials say cormorants are nesting on the span, and efforts to shoo them away have failed so far.
Sep 2, 2014 — A company called WTAS is reviving the defunct accounting firm's name and hoping clients have forgotten its associations with the Enron scandal.
Sep 2, 2014 — This month is the 20th anniversary of the Cuban refugee exodus when 35,000 Cubans fled on rafts to the U.S. There's been a spike this year in Cubans risking their lives on rafts to reach the U.S.
Sep 2, 2014 — Julia Leeb traveled to North Korea twice on tourist visas, and is sharing her experience with a book of photos called North Korea: Anonymous Country. David Greene talks to Leeb about her trips.
Sep 2, 2014 — Charles Bowden was an investigative journalist who spent much of his career delving into the world of drug cartels along the U.S.-Mexico border. Bowden died on Saturday after an illness.
Sep 2, 2014 — U.S. U.N. and Palestinian officials have criticized the decision. The land at the heart of the dispute hugs the line separating the West Bank from Israel and reaches in toward Palestinian villages.