All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.
Bill reads three news-related limericks...Downward Mad Dog, Reefer Sleeper, Game of Drones
More questions for the panel...The Quiet Man, High Tech Wreck
Our panelists tell three stories about a new literary controversy, only one of which it true.
Our panelists answer questions about the week's news....Half Off.
Bill Kurtis reads three quotes from the week's news... Release the Romney; Homecoming Party; Café Italiano
We ask the former mayor of Newark three questions about old sports jerseys.
A history of transphobia in Hollywood, an eye-opening look at the way the Dead Sea is dying, and an examination of evictions in America's poor communities.
The correct answer is A — but under the redesigned entrance exam, there's no penalty for guessing, so no worries if you got it wrong. You can try your hand at a few sample questions from the new test.
Adoption is a metaphor for cultural dislocation in Boris Fishman's new novel, which follows an immigrant Jewish couple in New Jersey who adopt a baby from Minnesota — and set out to find his roots.
The league's plan, which needs approval from the players' union and both governments, would allow direct pickups of Cuban players — no defections — in exchange for cash support for the sport there.
Cooperation is rare these days between Washington and Moscow. But the U.S. Embassy handed over 28 historical documents that had disappeared in the tumultuous years following the Soviet breakup.
China's Super League is signing international stars for huge sums. Given government interest, investor enthusiasm and an enormous potential fan base, could Chinese soccer be the sport's next force?
Louie Anderson says he modeled his 'Baskets' role after his own mom. The Waco Brothers' new album mixes country and punk. Writer Victor LaValle discusses his conflicting feelings for H.P. Lovecraft.
The actress' latest role in "Hello, My Name is Doris" hits close to home: "The story really is a coming of age — of a woman of age." As for Fields, she welcomes the stages of old age with openness.