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The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending November 17:


McDonald's to raze Chicago-area museum of 1st restaurant

OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — McDonald's Corp. has announced it will demolish a suburban Chicago museum that's a replica of the hamburger chain's first restaurant.


New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu working on book about race

NEW YORK (AP) — New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is working on a book about his views on race and his support for taking down four Confederate monuments earlier this year.


Redhill wins Canada's Giller Prize for 'Bellevue Square'

TORONTO (AP) — Author Michael Redhill has won the Scotiabank Giller Prize for his novel "Bellevue Square."


New York Times reporter suspended in harassment probe

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times says it has suspended White House reporter Glenn Thrush while it investigates charges that he made unwanted advances on young women while he worked as a reporter at Politico and the Times.


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Review: David Baldacci is back with 'End Game' thriller

"End Game" (Grand Central Publishing ), by David Baldacci


Senator Al Franken cut from PBS David Letterman tribute

LOS ANGELES (AP) — PBS and WETA say Minnesota U.S. Senator Al Franken will not appear substantially in David Letterman's Mark Twain Prize special airing Monday night.


Turkey bans all LGBTI events in Ankara, citing security

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish officials have banned all events by lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights groups in the country's capital, in a move LGBTI organizations call illegal and discriminatory.


Global warming sage pens novel of Vermont, 'resistance'

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — For decades, Vermont environmentalist Bill McKibben has been telling the world about the dangers of global warming and as a diversion from his Cassandra-like quest, he jotted notes about the quirkiness of his home state that has become known for its craft beer, environmental protection and, more recently, its opposition to President Donald Trump.


Museums mark 100 years since death of French artist Rodin

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Museums around the world are marking 100 years since the death of French artist Auguste Rodin, including the Rodin Museum in Philadelphia.


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Weinstein's Impact: List of men accused of sexual misconduct

NEW YORK (AP) — Since The New York Times published allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein in October, multiple men in entertainment, media and politics in the U.S. and beyond have faced allegations ranging from inappropriate behavior to forced sexual misconduct to rape.


The Latest: Rape survivor wants Franken's name off bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on allegations of sexual misconduct against Sen. Al Franken (all times local):


Model Gigi Hadid pulls out of Victoria's Secret China show

SHANGHAI (AP) — Supermodel Gigi Hadid said Friday she will not be walking the Victoria's Secret fashion show in Shanghai next week, a few months after Chinese internet users accused her of racist behavior.


Yoko Ono's Basquiat painting sells for nearly $11 million

NEW YORK (AP) — A painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat (zhahn mee-SHEHL' BAH'-skee-aht) from the collection of Yoko Ono has sold for $10.9 million.


Rare comic showing Superman's 1st appearance to be auctioned

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A well-preserved issue of the 1938 comic book that first featured Superman is heading to the auction block.


NPR changes leadership as harassment issues linger

NEW YORK (AP) — National Public Radio elected new leadership on its board of directors on Thursday as the organizations deals with sex harassment issues that led to its top news executive recently being ousted.


Killer Charles Manson alive as reports swirl of ill health

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For nearly 50 years Charles Manson has been the living personification of evil, a demonic presence captured in scores of photos, each of them marked by his piercing dark eyes and the crude Nazi swastika he carved into his forehead.


Comcast talking to Fox about a deal, source says

NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast is in discussions with 21st Century Fox about buying its movie studio, some cable channels and its international arms, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. This person wouldn't discuss the matter publicly.


Nicaragua's Sergio Ramirez wins Spain's Cervantes prize

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government says Nicaraguan author and former politician Sergio Ramirez Mercado has won the 2017 Cervantes Prize, the Spanish-speaking world's highest literary honor.


Lost Leonardo painting had tangled path to $450 million sale

NEW YORK (AP) — Just a dozen years ago, a worn, touched-up, old painting of Christ went for less than $10,000 (8,450 euros) at an estate sale. On Wednesday, it was auctioned for a record-breaking $450 million (380 million euros) as a long-lost Leonardo da Vinci dubbed "the Last da Vinci" or the "male Mona Lisa." Years of painstaking cleaning and study led scholars to authenticate it as Leonardo's roughly 500-year-old "Salvator Mundi," Latin for "Savior of the World." But some experts are stunned at the jaw-dropping price for a painting with a patchy history and heavy restoration.


Disney Animation, Pixar chief John Lasseter taking leave

John Lasseter

'Call Me By Your Name' leads Indie Spirit Award nominations

'Call Me By Your Name' leads Indie Spirit Award nominations

Report: Weinstein paid $1M to accuser after 2015 case died

Harvey Weinstein

Arkansas man admits stealing Geena Davis' laptop
Crash report turns out to be scene for Billy Crystal film

Billy Crystal

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Get in the holiday mood with Sia, Smokey and Stefani

Get in the holiday mood with Sia, Smokey and Stefani

German police retrieve 100 stolen John Lennon items

German police retrieve 100 stolen John Lennon items

Rapper Nelly's planned Saudi gig sparks social media stir

Nelly

Taylor Swift 'reputation' sells 1.22 M albums in 1st week

Taylor Swift

Streisand on not touring again, Netflix film and assault

Streisand on not touring again, Netflix film and assault

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