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The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Jul. 9, 2019 2:20 PM EDT

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending July 5: Fiction: 1. The Adventures of Tom Stranger, Interdimensional Insurance Agent by Larry Correia, narrated by Adam Baldwin (Audible Studios) 2. Screwball by Simon Rich, narrated by Scott Aiello, Beck Bennett (Audible Studios) 3. Proof of Love by Chisa Hutchinson,...

The role of slaves in Kentucky's bourbon legacy

Jul. 7, 2019 12:36 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — In archives across Kentucky, Erin Wiggins Gilliam is on a search for the faces and names of slaves who worked in America's first whiskey distilleries. She and others know for a fact that slaves helped create what is now one of the country's most iconic industries. They've seen tax...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Jul. 2, 2019 6:02 PM EDT

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending June 28: Fiction: 1. Even Tree Nymphs Get the Blues by Molly Harper, narrated by Amanda Ronconi & Jonathan Davis (Audible Studios) 2. Alien III: An Audible Original Drama by William Gibson, narrated by Tom Alexander, Barbara Barnes, Michael Biehn, Lance Henriksen,...

Declaration of Independence still inspires activists

Jul. 1, 2019 10:09 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Shauna Marie O'Toole is a transgender activist who has organized and attended countless rallies and lobbied New York State lawmakers for legal protections. Convinced that "no amount of science" would win over opponents, she decided that an "emotional statement" was needed, one drawing upon...

Restored Mission Control comes alive 50 years after Apollo

Jun. 28, 2019 1:29 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Gone is the haze of cigarette, cigar and pipe smoke. Gone are the coffee, soda and pizza stains. With only a few exceptions, NASA's Apollo-era Mission Control has been restored to the way it looked 50 years ago when two men landed on the moon. It gets the stamp of approval from retired...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Jun. 25, 2019 1:14 PM EDT

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending June 21: Fiction: 1. Even Tree Nymphs Get the Blues by Molly Harper, narrated by Amanda Ronconi & Jonathan Davis (Audible Studios) 2. Alien III: An Audible Original Drama by William Gibson, narrated by Tom Alexander, Barbara Barnes, Michael Biehn, Lance Henriksen,...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Jun. 18, 2019 3:37 PM EDT

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending June 14: Fiction: 1. Even Tree Nymphs Get the Blues by Molly Harper, narrated by Amanda Ronconi & Jonathan Davis (Audible Studios) 2. Alien III: An Audible Original Drama by William Gibson, narrated by Tom Alexander, Barbara Barnes, Michael Biehn, Lance Henriksen,...

'Gosh!' Cult comedy 'Napoleon Dynamite' turns 15

Jun. 15, 2019 10:25 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The cult comedy Napoleon Dynamite turns 15 years old this month, a milestone for a movie that became an early breakaway hit in today's era of pop-culture geek celebration. The movie created the "Vote for Pedro" T-shirt and made Napoleon's disgusted version of "gosh!" into a 2004...

Arch Madness: Blues win 1st Stanley Cup, beating Bruins 4-1

Jun. 13, 2019 1:49 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Blues goalie Jordan Binnington was waiting patiently, as NHL rookies learn to do, while the Stanley Cup was passed from teammate to teammate across the recently conquered ice of the new Boston Garden. Thirteen St. Louis players took their turn with the iconic trophy, raising it above their...

Bruins forged bond in China, raced to Stanley Cup Final

Jun. 12, 2019 10:49 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — If the Boston Bruins seemed like something of an afterthought at times this season, maybe it was understandable. They played in the Atlantic Division shadow of the Tampa Bay Lightning, who raced to the President's Trophy and were the No. 1 overall seed in the playoffs. Still, Boston kept...