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Topic - Susan
As she did in her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, "Olive Kitteridge," Elizabeth Strout begins her new novel, "The Burgess Boys," with the ordinary: a small, fictitious town in Maine struggling with unemployment and an ordinary family with problems facing most people.
Forever a second baseman, Johnson grabbed the glove off Marco Scutaro and pulled it close to his face, then smacked his fist into it a few times. Brandon Phillips ambled over to take a few grounders, too, so Johnson asked to see his glove as well. He laughed. They laughed. His arms moved wildly as he told story after story.
While most Americans next year will have to grapple with the intricacies of President Obama's health law and the "individual mandate" requiring residents to have health insurance, Mr. Edwards and more than 160,000 others who use health-sharing ministries will be exempt. They're one of nine exemptions built into the health care law.
Indira Ganesan's "Sweet as Honey" could be said to be about marriage, but like Virginia Woolf's "To the Lighthouse," which supplies this novel's epigraphs, it is also about love and families and, ultimately, about the passage of time and the ways we experience it.
Davey Johnson says he's going to retire when the Washington Nationals' 2013 season comes to an end. As Johnson met the media for the first time this spring training, it was clear he's in no rush to change a thing.
Israeli police Monday detained 10 women, including the sister of American comic Sarah Silverman, as they tried to pray at a Jerusalem holy site, the head of a liberal Jewish women's group said.
Israeli police have detained the sister of U.S. comedian Sarah Silver, along with nine other women, for wearing improper religious clothing while praying at a holy site in Jerusalem.
Baseball players urged that Marvin Miller be put in the Hall of Fame as they spoke Monday night during a memorial for the union leader.
Harvey Rapp had the car of his dreams early on. In 1960 while he was a student at the University of Rochester in Schenectady, N.Y., he paid $400 for a used 1953 Plymouth Cranbrook convertible.
Former U.S. congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords toured the European particle physics laboratory Wednesday, cheerfully facing reporters but saying little during her first trip abroad since being shot in the head last year.
U.S. Senate candidates Tim Kaine and George Allen on Wednesday announced their best quarterly fundraising totals, even as a new poll showed the Virginia political heavyweights still neck and neck heading into the summer campaign season.
A jury on Wednesday convicted Steve Powell of voyeurism charges that stemmed from an investigation into the 2009 disappearance of his daughter-in-law Susan Powell, a mother of two from Utah who has never been found.
"Survivor: One World" should have probably just been called "Survivor: Kim's World."
There was nothing desperate about this finale. ABC's "Desperate Housewives" concluded its rocky, racy and macabre eight-season run with a tidy, affectionate send-off.
For an organization that just passed its eighth birthday and has a history strewn with moments of ineptitude and instability, the tranquility that presides over it now is incomparable. For the two men who exemplify that stability most, the symbiotic nature of their relationship sets the precedent for the organization.
On their flight up to New York, Johnson showed his wife, Susan, a picture of the island and told her, "I wouldn't mind being there."