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Missing diver search suspended off central California coast

Jan. 29, 2023 20:23 PM EST

MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have suspended a search for a 27-year-old diver who disappeared in rough waters off the central coast of California, the U.S. Coast Guard said. The missing person was part of a group of four divers who got caught in a rip current at Fanshell...

Review: Smiley visits Wild West in ‘A Dangerous Business'

Dec. 12, 2022 15:14 PM EST

“A Dangerous Business” by Jane Smiley (Alfred A. Knopf) After a fall publishing season filled with Big Books by John Irving, Cormac McCarthy and Barbara Kingsolver, to name just a few, it’s refreshing to read this taut tale from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jane Smiley (“A...