Macon 'Dirty Bird' rapper facing drug trafficking charges

Rapper Sonny Spoon has been named as one of the higher-ups arrested in what authorities say was a large-scale drug organization based in Macon. Read more

Netherlands Golden Era Selfies

17th century 'selfies' show at Dutch museum the Mauritshuis

These days, anybody with a smartphone can snap a selfie in a split second. Back in the Dutch Golden Age, they were called self-portraits and were the preserve of highly trained artists who thought long and hard about every aspect of the painting. Read more

Album review: Janet Jackson makes low-key return on 'Unbreakable'

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Latest home video releases

Here's a look at the most interesting new releases available to rent from cable and digital providers and a few titles that are hitting streaming services this week. Read more

Julianne Moore on woman she portrays in 'Freeheld': 'She wanted justice'

"I wanted to bring Laurel back to life in the best way possible," says Julianne Moore, talking about Laurel Hester, the Ocean County, N.J., police detective the actress portrays in "Freeheld." Read more

So Social: When you share fake stuff, you mess up Facebook � so stop it!

"I'm sharing this Facebook copyright thing everyone else is sharing because it can't hurt and it makes me LOL." Read more

In 'Lost Canyon,' hikers discover natural beauty, human evil

"Lost Canyon: A Novel" by Nina Revoyr; Akashic (320 pages, $26.95) Read more

Henning Mankell is gone, but he leaves enduring legacy with Wallander novels

It's not easy for an author to catch on across borders, but Swedish crime novelist Henning Mankell did it, all on the strength of a single character. Read more

Winterson turns Bard's 'Winter's Tale' into novel about forgiveness

"The Gap of Time" by Jeanette Winterson; Hogarth (276 pages, $25) Read more

Beautiful prose, tragic stories elevate Ron Rash's novel 'Above the Waterfall'

"Above the Waterfall" by Ron Rash; Ecco (272 pages, $26.99) Read more