Stephen King and Richard Chizmar put the fate of the world in a girl’s hands

In the course of his majorly prolific career, Stephen King has collaborated successfully on a number of projects, notably “The Talisman” and “Black House,” dark epic fantasies co-written with Peter Straub. Now, specialty publisher Cemetery Dance brings us King’s latest collaborative effort
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We asked our readers to draw messages for Trump. Here are the best ones.

THIS WEEK, we were reminded that President Trump is a visual learner. As The Washington Post’s Philip Rucker and Ashley Parker reported, Trump likes to pore over “maps, charts, pictures and videos, as well as ‘killer graphics,’ as CIA Director Mike Pompeo phrased it.”“That’s our task,
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TV highlights: ‘Nashville’ returns to CMT

Beat Shazam (Fox at 8) Contestants try to (quickly) guess the names of songs in this game show hosted by Jamie Foxx. NBA Finals: Game 1 (ABC at 9) The Cleveland Cavaliers face the Golden State Warriors. Love Connection (Fox at 9) Another round of singles offer running commentary on their bl
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Even in the 21st century, H.G. Wells still speaks to our fears and dreams

During the first half of his writing career, H.G. Wells (1866-1946) imagined a machine that would travel through time, the fearsome tripods of Martian invaders, a moon rocket powered by Cavorite, the military tank (in the short story “The Land Ironclads”) and other engineering marvels. But, as J
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‘Not a Sound’: A thriller worth staying up all night to finish

When was the last time you stayed up late because you just had to finish a thriller? If you’d asked me that question a couple of weeks ago, I probably would have reached back to the first time I read Ken Follett’s “Eye of the Needle” or Geoffrey Household’s “Rogue Male” — two classic
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Conductor Riccardo Chailly to celebrate 40 years at La Scala

MILAN — Riccardo Chailly celebrates 40 years at La Scala next season, which he will open by conducting the Italian opera “Andrea Chenier” starring soprano Anna Netrebko for the traditional Dec. 7 gala season premiere.The 2017-18 season of 15 operas, including eight new productions, presented o
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How ‘Wonder Woman’ director Patty Jenkins cracked the superhero-movie glass ceiling

IN THE new film “Wonder Woman,” our title hero leaves her empowering, all-female island of Themyscira for the tightly corseted society of World War I-era London. As her companions coax the Amazon-tribe warrior into trading in her free-flowing leather skirt for the confining bustle of a male-domi
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Covfefe means whatever you want: Your Say

President Trump(Photo: Jim Watson, AFP/Getty Images)Early Wednesday morning, President Trump tweeted, "Despite the negative press covfefe." The tweet produced thousands of retweets, responses and jokes. Comments are edited for clarity and grammar:Good Lord, the man made a typo, calm down. You guys
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Dash cam footage of Tiger Woods’ DUI arrest released

Tiger Woods did not have alcohol in his system at the time of his arrest.(Photo: Associated Press/Palm Beach Coun)Tiger Woods was confused when police are talking to him in the dash cam video of his arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence in Florida on Monday.The footage was released to U
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Is chronic sleep deprivation impairing President Trump’s brain, performance?

EmbedShare "Despite the negative press covfefe," Trump wrote, and nothing more. The tweet was deleted, but only after it had been up for several hours. It gave Twitter a lot to chew on. USA TODAYPresident Trump and wife Melania step off Air Force One May 27, 2017 at Andrews Air For
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