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Falcons players say Quinn remains steady despite 1-5 start

Oct. 16, 2019 7:31 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — For the second straight season, an abysmal start has made the playoffs a distant dream for the Atlanta Falcons even before the midpoint of the season. That's bad news for coach Dan Quinn, who may have difficulty saving his job if he can't find a way to avoid a second straight...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Oct. 15, 2019 4:41 PM EDT

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending October 11: Fiction: 1. Carnival Row: Tangle in the Dark by Stephanie K. Smith, narrated by Karla Crome (Audible Original) 2. Carmilla by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, narrated by Phoebe Fox, Rose Leslie, David Tennant, David Horovitch, James Wilby, Susan Wooldridge, Hannah...

UAW-GM strike proving costly to more than workers, automaker

Oct. 11, 2019 12:29 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Zack Bazzi is not seeing workers from a nearby General Motors plant swing through the gas station where he works on Detroit's east side since they went on strike nearly a month ago. Business is "slow," Bazzi said from behind the counter of the empty Marathon station within a short walk of...

Today in History

Oct. 11, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, Oct. 11, the 284th day of 2019. There are 81 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 11, 1986, President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev opened two days of talks concerning arms control and human rights in Reykjavik, Iceland. On this...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Oct. 8, 2019 11:53 AM EDT

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending October 4th: Fiction: 1. Carnival Row: Tangle in the Dark by Stephanie K. Smith, narrated by Karla Crome (Audible Original) 2. Carmilla by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, narrated by Phoebe Fox, Rose Leslie, David Tennant, David Horovitch, James Wilby, Susan Wooldridge, Hannah...

Organic farming's 'sacred' spot to open to the public

Oct. 5, 2019 3:05 AM EDT

EMMAUS, Pa. (AP) — The 40-acre farm in Lower Macungie Township that became the epicenter of the organic farming movement was just home for Maria Rodale. The granddaughter of the businessman J.I. Rodale, founder of Rodale Inc. and the Kutztown-based Rodale Institute, Maria remembers weeding the stone mulch...

The Latest: German Kaul wins decathlon world championship

Oct. 3, 2019 5:48 PM EDT

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The Latest on the track and field world championships early Friday (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Niklas Kaul of Germany has won gold in the decathlon after a strong finish in the javelin and 1,500 meters. Kaul, who entered the meet No. 8 in the world, stormed into the lead by winning the...

Dancehall artist known as Louie Rankin dies Canada car crash

Oct. 1, 2019 1:56 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Jamaican dancehall reggae artist and actor Louie Rankin, known for his 1992 hit "Typewriter," died in a car crash involving a transport truck in Canada, police said Tuesday. He was 66. Ontario Provincial Police Const. Shannon Gordanier confirmed that the person who died in the Monday morning...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Oct. 1, 2019 12:24 PM EDT

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending September 27: Fiction: 1. The Sisters by Dervla McTiernan, narrated by Aoife McMahon (Audible Originals) 2. The Mystwick School of Musicraft by Jessica Khoury, narrated by Suzy Jackson (Audible Originals) 3. The Water Dancer (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel by Ta-Nehisi...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Sep. 24, 2019 3:26 PM EDT

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending September 20: Fiction: 1. The Sisters by Dervla McTiernan, narrated by Aoife McMahon (Audible Studios) 2. The Mystwick School of Musicraft by Jessica Khoury, narrated by Suzy Jackson (Audible Originals) 3. The Institute: A Novel by Stephen King, narrated by Santino Fontana...