David Bauder, Associated Press | PostedSep 17th - 8:38am
Cokie Roberts, the daughter of politicians who grew up to cover the family business in Washington for ABC News and NPR over several decades, died Tuesday in Washington of complications from breast cancer. She was 75.
Colson Whitehead's novel "The Nickel Boys" and Kwame Alexander's picture story "The Undefeated" are among the finalists for the Kirkus Prize, a $50,000 honor given for the year's outstanding fiction, nonfiction and young readers' books.
The New York Times is under fire for its story about a new sexual misconduct allegation against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. The paper apologized for an offensive tweet, and revised its article to reflect that the alleged victim couldn't recall the incident.