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Topic - John Steinbeck
Fire officials are investigating the cause of a two-alarm fire that badly damaged a Korean barbecue restaurant several miles west of the Las Vegas Strip.
Fire officials say a Las Vegas pet store owner is accused of setting her business ablaze, but all 28 puppies inside have been rescued.
A vessel made famous by author John Steinbeck is sitting at a Port Townsend boat yard as the owner makes plans to move it to Salinas, Calif.
Scaffolding climbs the walls of the new elementary school in Salinas, an agricultural city celebrated as John Steinbeck's birthplace but plagued by gang violence.
Californians take pride in the notion that everything in America starts here — the music, the clothes, the food, the fun and games of the celebrity culture. Now California is showing the nation something else, a view from the bottom of the fiscal cliff. Life from Gruesome Gulch, you might say.
Five decades after his death, William Faulkner still draws literary pilgrims to his Mississippi hometown, the "little postage stamp of native soil" he made famous through his novels.
Ira M. Lowe, a colorful Washington lawyer whose apartment in Kew Gardens in Georgetown was a way station for counter-culture organizers, celebrities, artists and other figures during the turbulent 1960s, died June 11 at his home after a lengthy illness. He was 88.
President Obama says he's a fan of two popular cable TV shows: HBO's "Boardwalk Empire" and Showtime's "Homeland."
President Barack Obama says he's a fan of two popular cable TV shows: HBO's "Boardwalk Empire" and Showtime's "Homeland."
For those who lived through the prelude to World War II and then the Cold War, the current American dilemma dealing with Islam is all too familiar.
There was a time when Sam Keller and his teammates couldn't wait to get their hands on Electronic Arts Inc.'s latest edition of NCAA Football, which included their team and images down to Keller's distinctive visor he wore while playing quarterback for the University of Nebraska in 2007.
A trove of the writer's personal letters, manuscripts and photographs from his sunny three-bedroom apartment on Manhattan's Upper East Side will be offered Wednesday at Bloomsbury Auctions in New York.
PORTSTEWART, Northern Ireland. -- There are two ways to destroy a nation. One is from without by an invading military force. The other is from within when the people of the nation no longer embrace and promote the history, language and culture that brought it to prominence and power. Britain has chosen the second option, which is national suicide.
With wide streets, historic buildings and old oaks, parts of the city haven't changed much since Steinbeck wrote of King City in parts of Mice and Men and To a God Unknown.
Steinbeck says about 40 county and city firefighters were able to contain flames before they spread to adjacent storefront businesses in the strip shopping center.