| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:48 AM
I grew up on Def Leppard and Bon Jovi, so I was congenitally predisposed to like Chuck Klosterman’s first book, “Fargo Rock City” (2001), an account of taking hair metal very seriously in the 1980s. If you’d ever resented the...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 2:22 PM
At an Orange Coast College night class more than a year ago, a student walked outside during a break and said he wanted to kill the professor, according to a school official.
The student then pointed his index finger, mimicking a gunshot from a pistol,...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 7:13 AM
SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Two men stand anxiously at the classroom entrance and another lies seriously wounded beside a wall outside. "Don't come down here, I'm telling you — I'll kill 'em," a man inside the classroom shouts to officers snaking...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 8:57 PM
WASHINGTON — For years, federal and state governments have struggled to build a background check system that can keep guns out of the hands of mentally troubled people.
Monday's mass shooting at the Navy Yard shows that goal remains elusive.
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
On Sunday night, President Obama spoke at an interfaith service for the victims of the horrific elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn. Not surprisingly, it was a poignant and moving speech, hitting all the right notes.
But the sad, horrible, tragic...
| May 9, 2013
| 9:27 PM
One of the most select clubs in Philadelphia sports history is managers who have led the Phillies to a World Series title. One's still working. The other will be in Reading Friday night. Dallas Green, who led the 1980 Phillies to a World Series win over...
| May 28, 2013
Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend! Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday... We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
| May 12, 2013
The gravity of the moment that comes with holding your child for the first time — looking into their eyes, rocking them to sleep, allowing their breath to fill your heart, marveling at how nature has taken a part of you and a part of your husband to...
| May 5, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Courage comes in many guises. In Boston on Sunday, Gabrielle Giffords was praised for having the courage just to carry on.
"It’s been a hard two years for me, but I want to make the world a better place," said Giffords in receiving the 2013...
| May 6, 2013
| 8:28 AM
Gabrielle Giffords received a Profile in Courage award this weekend at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston. The award is fitting, though she is displaying a different kind of courage than was celebrated by the late president in his 1957 best-selling...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 11:03 AM
On the six-month anniversary of the school shooting that rocked Newtown, Conn., former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords – who was the victim of a shooting in 2011 – called last week’s Santa Monica rampage "eerily reminiscent.&...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 3:25 AM
WASHINGTON - Terrorism is speech -- speech that gathers its audience by killing innocents as theatrically as possible. The 19th-century anarchist Paul Brousse called it "propaganda by deed." Accordingly, the Boston Marathon attack, the first successful...