New study finds racial bias may affect email responses
A new study looks at the impact of racial bias on a recipient's response to emails. Ray Block, an associate professor of political science and African American studies at Penn State University, speaks with CBSN's Skyler Henry about the findings and what this reflects about discrimination in America.news.yahoo.com
'Da Vinci Code' author settles lawsuit alleging secret life
BOSTON (AP) — “The Da Vinci Code” author Dan Brown and his ex-wife have agreed to settle a lawsuit in which she alleged he led a secret life during their marriage that included several affairs. “Blythe Brown and Dan Brown have reached an amicable resolution of their disagreements, and will have no further comment,” Blythe Brown's attorney Harvey Wolkoff said in a statement. In her lawsuit filed last year, Blythe Brown called her ex-husband’s behavior “unlawful and egregious” and accused the bestselling author of secretly diverting funds to pay for gifts to an unnamed horse trainer.news.yahoo.com
Hurricane Sally punched 3 holes in this Florida island
Hurricane Sally left its mark on Florida when it slammed into the Gulf Coast this month. But perhaps the clearest visual evidence of Sally’s destructive force can be found at the easternmost point of Perdido Key, a barrier island situated southwest of Pensacola. Satellite images captured by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration before and after Sally’s arrival show the three holes the hurricane punched in the uninhabited stretch of the barrier island. He said it’s not unusual for storms to create the kind of overwash that results in breaches — Hurricane Sandy cut similar holes in Fire Island when it came ashore in 2012, breaches that have yet to be filled. He said it’s too early to say if the Perdido Key breaches will heal on their own.
Ex-wife of 'Da Vinci Code' author alleges he led double life
BOSTON The ex-wife of The Da Vinci Code author Dan Brown has filed a lawsuit alleging the man known for writing about conspiracies and secret societies led a double life during their marriage that included a tryst with a Dutch horse trainer and other affairs. In her lawsuit filed Monday in New Hampshire, Blythe Brown also claimed credit for inspiring much of his work and coming up with the premise for The Da Vinci Code." During a 2006 trial against the publisher of the "The Da Vinci Code, the court heard how Blythe Brown was an essential contributor to his million-selling historical thriller. Two authors unsuccessfully sued, claiming that Brown appropriated the architecture of their book in a high-profile London court case. According to witness statements and court testimony, Blythe Brown led the massive research effort, supplied countless notes and suggestions and offered an invaluable female perspective for a book immersed in the sacred feminine."
"Da Vinci Code" author Dan Brown talks about his creative process
"Da Vinci Code" author Dan Brown talks about his creative process "Inferno" is the fourth book in Brown's series with character Robert Langdon. The writer discusses his process and the relevance of the 14th-century poet, Dante.cbsnews.com
Author Dan Brown on his character Robert Langdon
Author Dan Brown on his character Robert Langdon The character Robert Langdon first appeared in "The Da Vinci Code" and is now making a fourth appearance in Brown's latest, "Inferno." Brown talks about what makes Langdon a popular protagonist.cbsnews.com
Dan Brown on latest novel, controversy and career
Dan Brown on latest novel, controversy and career Dan Brown is best known for "The Da Vinci Code." His novels have sold more than 200 million copies worldwide. Brown joins the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts to discuss growing up with mathematics and religion, having his movies turned into films and his latest novel "Inferno."cbsnews.com