• New Hampshire pulls bartending guides for sexual drink names

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire has pulled hundreds of bartending guides from state-run liquor stores after workers complained that the drink manuals contained sexually explicit and derogatory drink names such as “stripper mom.”

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  • In this Jan. 27, 2015 file photo, House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Rep. Mike McCaul, R-Texas, emerges from a closed-door Republican strategy session on Capitol Hill in Washington. McCaul's book, "Failures of Imagination: The Deadliest Threats to Our Homeland _and How to Thwart Them," will be published Jan. 12 by Crown Forum, the publisher said Wednesday, Sept. 2. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

    US Rep. Michael McCaul writing book on homeland security

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, a Texas Republican who chairs the House Committee on Homeland Security, has a book deal.

  • In this Aug. 1, 2015 file photo, an Afghan reads local newspapers carrying headlines about the new leader of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Akhtar Mansoor, and former leader Mullah Mohammad Omar who was declared dead, on display at a newsstand in Kabul, Afghanistan. Defying the fury of Afghanistan’s government and warnings from Washington, Pakistani authorities appear to be turning a blind eye to a meeting of hundreds of Taliban followers in Quetta, Pakistan, near the Afghan border, aimed at resolving a dispute over the group’s leadership following the announcement of the death of one-eyed figurehead Mullah Mohammad Omar. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)

    Afghan Taliban offer leader’s biography amid power struggle

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Defying warnings from Washington and the fury of Afghanistan’s government, Pakistani authorities are turning a blind eye to a meeting of hundreds of Taliban supporters in a city near the Afghan border aimed at resolving a dispute over the group’s leadership following the death of figurehead Mullah Mohammad Omar.

  • This is a  Nov. 26, 2008 file photo of  Dr Oliver Sacks, receiving his Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE ), by  Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, London. Dr. Oliver Sacks, whose books like "The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat" probed distant ranges of human experience by compassionately portraying people with severe and sometimes bizarre neurological conditions, has died. He was 82 .Sacks died Sunday at his home in New York City, his assistant, Kate Edgar, said. (Lewis Whyld/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

    ‘Awakenings’ author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82

    NEW YORK (AP) — There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. And most famously, the man who mistook his wife for a hat.

  • In this Oct. 27, 2013, file photo, Miami Dolphins tackle Jonathan Martin sits on the bench in the first quarter of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, in Foxborough, Mass. Martin posted on Facebook that difficulties in the profession led him to attempt suicide multiple times, and he wanted to share his struggle with social isolation to help others. In his post Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, Martin referred to the Dolphins’ locker room situation with a profane synonym for "lousy." (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File))

    Former NFLer Jonathan Martin working on memoir

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Martin, the former NFL tackle who abruptly left the Miami Dolphins and has since said he attempted suicide, is working on a memoir.