Former first lady Michelle Obama has released her memoir. (Charles Sykes/Invision/AP) As Michelle Obama’s highly anticipated memoir “Becoming” arrives, it’s clear that the former first lady is occupying a space in the culture beyond politics.…

Drone footage shows from above some of the several thousand Central Americans, mostly Hondurans, that have been trekking in a caravan through southern Mexico with hopes of reaching the United States. (Nov. 2) AP Central…

CLOSE The Thousand Oaks community mourns the shoooting victims during vigil Palm Springs Desert Sun People mourn those lost during the shooting in Thousand Oaks, Calif. during a vigil at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts…

CLOSE Mother of Thousand Oaks victim calls for gun control after he survived the Las Vegas shooting only to die a year later in another mass shooting. USA TODAY Jason Coffman displays a photo of…

CLOSE Flames can be seen spreading across the hillside near Thousand Oaks, California. A USA TODAY journalist was on his way to donate blood for shooting victims when he noticed the Hill Fire. USA TODAY…

I love this Peter Hitchens review of the philosopher John Gray’s new book, Seven Types Of Atheism. A few years back, I was on a John Gray kick around here. His 2008 book Black Mass…