A majority of parents in the U.S. work outside the home. That means about 12 million children across the country require care. A new report ranks states on cost, quality and availability of child care - and says nobody is getting it right.
Our summer book is an unconventional murder mystery. A former police detective is hired to solve three crimes from the past.
- Thomas Mallon author of seven novels, including "Bandbox," "Henry and Clara," and "Dewey Defeats Truman." Among his nonfiction books are "A Book of One's Own," "Stolen Words," and "Mrs. Paine's Garage." He's a frequent contributor to "The New Yorker," "The Atlantic Monthly," and other magazines.
- Lady Catherine Manning author of five mystery novels, including "Death in the Garden" and "A Very Private Enterprise," which received a John Creasey Memorial Award.
- Deirdre Donahue Book Critic for "USA Today"
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