• Philip Roth, fearless and celebrated author, dies at 85

    HILLEL ITALIE , AP National Writer
    Updated: Tue, May 22, 2018

    NEW YORK — Philip Roth, the prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, from the comic madness of "Portnoy's Complaint" to the elegiac lyricism of "American Pastoral," died Tuesday night at age 85. Roth's literary agent, Andrew Wylie, said that...

  • Woman finds hope after husband's stroke at 35,000 feet

    Allison Klein, The Washington Post
    Updated: Tue, May 15, 2018

    Allison Pataki was pregnant. She and her husband were on an airplane in June 2015, heading to Seattle for a "babymoon" - a vacation before the little one arrived. Dave Levy leaned over and asked his wife if his eye looked strange. Pataki looked up. She watched as her 30-year-old...

  • AROUND TOWN: Gardens of Beatrix Potter and her bunnies come alive in Broadmoor Garden Club author event

    Linda Navarro, linda.navarro@gazette.com
    Updated: Wed, Apr 25, 2018

    Flopsy, Mospy, Cottontail and Peter rabbits hop about in the book illustrations of the real gardens of Beatrix Potter. Delightfully vivacious author Marta McDowell has visited them all. In one of the most deliciously fun annual community presentations by the Broadmoor Garden Club,...

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