McConnell’s test: Can he do more than obstruct?

(CNN)Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is facing a major test this week. Since revealing the details of the Republican health care plan, McConnell has watched as a number of important senators in his own party announced their concerns or opposition. Some, such as Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson, have urged him to postpone the vote based … Continued

Amazon Books’ new IRL stores misses everything that makes a bookstore special

People enter the newly opened Amazon Books on May 25, 2017 in New York City.Image: Getty Images There is an open secret in the book world: Booksellers give the best book recommendations. I can trace my favorite New York City bookstores by the book recommendations I’ve been given at various bookstoresDelicate Edible Birds by Lauren … Continued

World’s most prolific Star Wars collector appeals to fans after ‘devastating’ theft

Steve Sansweet, owner of Rancho Obi-Wan in California, asks collectors and fans to help recover items allegedly stolen by his friend of 20 years The owner of the worlds largest Star Wars memorabilia collection has learned a hard lesson about trust. On Monday, he told his own saga in which $200,000 in collectibles were allegedly … Continued