In his new memoir, 'Little Failure,' Gary Shteyngart captures the almost physical love of language that leads him to a career as a writer.
Russian courts grant bail to 19 of 30 detained Greenpeace activists, but only one walks free. Analysts point to international pressure on Russia in run-up to Sochi Winter Olympics in 2014.
Speculation is afoot after the Justice Department signaled it will mostly leave to states the responsibility to regulate use. Washington State and Colorado are already working out details of legal marijuana.