“Old Man And The Sea” author, Ernest Hemingway, was born July 21st 1899, and would later receive the Pulitzer Prize and Nobel literary medal. Gavin and Wyatt are ready to climb on board the KRNN boat with the “old man” before he “goes out to sea.” Do not worry about sharks as you join John when he goes out to “fish” for Hemingway birthday tunes on Crosscurrents, 7/21.
- Southeast Alaska was the area that saw the largest population losses, in part due to deaths.
- President-elect Donald Trump told The Washington Post he's close to unveiling a health care plan he expects Congress to pass soon. But GOP lawmakers are in no hurry to replace the Affordable Care Act.
- Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf is about to lose an iceberg the size of Delaware. Scientists gathering in the U.K. are scratching their heads about why it's cracking off.
- John McPhee met 32-year-old David Cornberg when the young man went by the name River Wind and was about to travel down the Yukon in an aluminum canoe.