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The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

May. 7, 2019 12:32 PM EDT

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending May 3: Fiction: 1. More Bedtime Stories for Cynics by Kirsten Kearse, Gretchen Enders, Cirocco Dunlap, Aparna Nancherla, Matt Lieb, narrated by Nick Offerman, Patrick Stewart, Alia Shawkat, Ellen Page, Jane Lynch, Anjelica Huston, Mike Birbiglia, Rachel Dratch, Matt Walsh,...

John Lukacs, iconoclastic historian, dead at 95

May. 6, 2019 11:45 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — John Lukacs, the Hungarian-born historian and iconoclast who brooded over the future of Western civilization, wrote a best-selling tribute to Winston Churchill, and produced a substantial and often despairing body of writings on the politics and culture of Europe and the United States, has...

Parity party: 2019 NHL playoffs showcase Bettman's vision

May. 5, 2019 2:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — There's a P-word on players' and coaches lips this playoffs, and it has nothing to do with getting pucks in deep. "Parity in the league, it's insanely tight," Colorado coach Jared Bednar said. This has been the postseason of parity with all four division champions gone and the potential...

Atlantic City's Ocean Casino is finally making money

May. 5, 2019 9:50 AM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A perennially challenged Atlantic City casino will finally turn a profit this month and chart the way forward under the ownership of a New York hedge fund. The Ocean Casino Resort, which until a few weeks ago was known as the Ocean Resort Casino , has greatly reduced its debt and...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Apr. 30, 2019 1:44 PM EDT

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending April 26: Fiction 1. The Dispatcher by John Scalzi, narrated by Zachary Quinto (Audible Studios) 2. The Darkwater Bride: An Audible Original Drama by Marty Ross, narrated by Clare Corbett, Donal Finn, Jamie Glover, Freya Mavor & Adrian Scarborough (Audible Studios)...

Select list of nominees for 2019 Tony Awards

Apr. 30, 2019 9:36 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Select nominations for the 2019 Tony Awards, announced Tuesday. Best Musical: "Ain't Too Proud — The Life and Times of the Temptations," ''Beetlejuice," ''Hadestown," ''The Prom," ''Tootsie" Best Play: "Choir Boy," ''The Ferryman," ''Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus," ''Ink,"...

Coyle scores 2, leads Bruins to 3-2 OT win over Columbus

Apr. 25, 2019 11:39 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Charlie Coyle wasn't thinking about his first goal, which tied things up at the end of regulation. Or his second, which won it in overtime. What was weighing on him was the time he coughed up the puck and handed Columbus a goal, even though he redeemed himself by leading Boston to a 3-2...

Bruins and Blue Jackets ready for 1st playoff matchup

Apr. 24, 2019 8:38 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins have home-ice advantage through a potential trip to the Stanley Cup Final, and they have the Columbus Blue Jackets to thank for it. They'll get a chance to show their gratitude in the TD Garden on Thursday night. The Bruins host Columbus in Game 1 of the second round...

Part of Seattle's NHL future is honoring its hockey past

Apr. 24, 2019 2:40 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The preview center for Seattle's NHL franchise overloads visitors' senses with pictures and video providing a peek at what they're going to get when the team begins play in its flashy new arena for the 2021-22 season. For those in charge of the franchise, the locker unveiled Tuesday with the...

Invigorated after Game 7 win, Bruins look to Blue Jackets

Apr. 24, 2019 10:43 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Bruins needed performances from up and down their roster to outlast the Toronto Maples Leafs in yet another seven-game slugfest between the Original Six franchises. Boston will literally have just a day to enjoy its 5-1 win over Toronto in Game 7 on Tuesday night, with their Eastern...