A Ukrainian library to which Ed Vulliamy donated works by his late mother, the author Shirley Hughes, is trying to rebuild itselfThere it is, on a wintry morning: charred masonry, gnarled metal, glass shards, rubble and dust.Yet another ravaged building in Ukraine: each has its own story, and this violation is against Kherson’s regional library for children, a place of effervescent creativity with a wonderful collection, named Dnipro Seagull library, after the birds that soar over the city’s...
Officials approved next year's budget at a meeting on Tuesday, and while the general makeup of the budget is consistent with previous years, there are a few changes.
TOPEKA (KSNT) - The Topeka City Council approved multiple items at its Dec. 5 meeting. City leaders voted to extend the contract of Interim City Manager Richard Nienstedt. He will stay in this position until a permanent city manager can be hired. Nienstedt has held the position since June, following the sudden departure and later 
Books that discuss race, racism and sexuality are being banned or censored across America, igniting further conflict across the political spectrum. It’s happening in the UK, too, if – so far, at least – to a lesser extent. But should we be worried, asks Francesca Specter
Millennia-spanning takes on history, evolution and economics are booming. But who buys these ‘grand theory’ books? And do they actually read them?Ten years ago, French economist Thomas Piketty wrote a book trying to explain the fundamental economic forces that shape the world. Capital in the Twenty-First Century became an unlikely bestseller, introducing to the book-buying masses such themes as the capital-income ratio, modifications to the Kuznets curve and the elasticity of substitution of...
Councilman Chad Tressler said some councilmembers aimed to terminate the city attorney for early drafts to the controversial library book policy, which he referred to as a "pile of crap" on Tuesday.
North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum’s decision to suspend his presidential campaign comes as no surprise, but it’s a loss for our national conversation nonetheless.
Ominous news that those epic financial charges will be judged, eventually, feels like an existential threat for league and clubTick-tock. Humans love an extinction event. Entire religious mythologies, entire episodes of Star Trek tend to move this way, toward hubris and nemesis, the notion of end times.The Mayans had the end of the world pegged at 21 December 2012, which might, in retrospect, have been a decent offer we should have accepted. The entire cultural history of the 1980s is basically...
Smith has orchestrated three straight winning seasons for the Beavers, who
MIDLAND/ODESSA, Texas (KMID/KPEJ)- Stark differences between Midland and Odessa's ongoing downtown revitalization efforts have one Midlander speaking out this week. Kevin Dawson runs the Maybe in Midland-Odessa Facebook page, dedicated to highlighting new business development coming to the area- he has his finger on the pulse of some exciting endeavors in both cities, but says 
Five cities on the All My Girls Europe tour are in Mainland Europe and one in Northwestern Europe The six member South Korean girl group Everglow has just announced the
Julie Urhman, President of Angel City Football Club, is getting divorced from her wife after 11 years of marriage. Kelly Jo Kirkpatrick filed for divorce from Uhrman on November 29, citing “irreconcilable differences,” as the reason behind the split. According to legal documents, obtained by The Blast, the former couple shares here minor children ages […] The Angel City FC’s Julie Uhrman’s Wife Files For Divorce, Demands Spousal Support first appeared on The Blast