A 9-year-old girl who was hit by a small plane when it crashed on a Florida beach Sunday has died from her injuries, officials said.
The CIA acknowledged Thursday that its employees had secretly searched Senate computer files related to an investigation of the agency?s Bush-era harsh interrogation program, apologized to key senators and abandoned its previous insistence that it had done nothing wrong.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court backed Gov. Scott Walker on Thursday in the key areas of labor relations and voter identification, handing the Republican governor victories during this year's fiercely contested election.
These are tough times for Batman in Gotham City.
Ivy Pochoda swings open the door to her spacious downtown L.A. loft, which is nestled in the warehouse-thick arts district, and squeals with delight at the heavy cardboard box resting on her doorstep. "My books, they've arrived!" she says. "There's probably 24, 25 of them in here." Tall and athletic, the former professional squash player-turned-novelist heaves the sagging box into her arms and cradles it at her hips. It's crammed with copies of "Visitation Street" (Ecco/Dennis Lehane Books: 320 pp., $25.99), Pochoda's second novel and also the second title in mystery heavyweight Dennis Lehane's eponymous imprint, which has...