| Mar 30, 2009
David P. Cooley, the retired Air Force pilot who was killed Wednesday in the crash of an F-22 near Edwards Air Force Base at age 49, had a significant career as a versatile test pilot and a large effect on the test flight community in the high desert as a...
| May 3, 2009
The Unknown Knowns
Scribner: 272 pp., $25
For starters, the title is a riff on Donald Rumsfeld's hilarious 2002 quote: "There are known knowns. There are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns. That is to say,...
| Sep 30, 2008
When a trendy young theater company announces that its next subject is going to be the explosion of the evangelical Christian movement, snarky parody is a natural expectation. What's surprising about "This Beautiful City," a diverting if curiously earnest...
| Sep 26, 2008
After John McCain selected Sarah Palin as his vice presidential nominee last month, Steve Cosson, the 40-year-old artistic director of the New York-based theatrical troupe the Civilians, was intrigued by some of the explosive commentary revolving around...
| Dec 10, 2007
| 8:37 PM
The gunshots were so loud that Jeanne Assam thought the shooter already was in the building.
A former police officer, Assam, 42, was on security duty Sunday morning at New Life Church here. Hours earlier, a 24-year-old who had been rejected from a...
| Mar 5, 2008
Online gun dealer Eric Thompson can't recall exactly what he was doing when he learned that one of his customers had just killed five students in a college geology class.
He knows what flashed through his mind, though:
Ten months earlier,...
| Dec 12, 2007
The gunman who killed four people in shooting rampages at two Colorado religious institutions committed suicide after he was shot by a church security guard, police said Tuesday.
An autopsy showed that Matthew Murray, 24, died of a self-inflicted wound...
| May 24, 2007
ASTRIDE his horse, Benjamin Coates could gaze across 21,400 acres and see the sweep of his power reflected in nature. A riot of mesas and meadows laced with gurgling streams. Miles of chaparral and clusters of stately oaks. A mountain that Native...
| May 10, 2009
•1980s: Spends childhood in Boston area; Morgan's father is a Harvard Business School graduate and retired venture capitalist.
•1998: Graduates from elite St. John's Preparatory School in Danvers, Mass.; does not shine socially or...
| Jan 19, 2009
Many have weighed in on Barack Obama's choice of Rick Warren to give the invocation during the presidential inauguration. But what has interested me most isn't so much the controversy about the Lake Forest pastor and his homophobic thinking, but rather...
| Nov 9, 2006
After seven states affirmed traditional marriage -- and an eighth rebuffed the declaration that marriage should be confined to a union between one man and one woman -- activists for and against same-sex marriage disagreed Wednesday on the impact of...
| May 28, 2009
Put some sizzle on your plate, what most redblooded Americans crave: a thick, juicy, grilled steak.
To find out more about how to best serve up that bounty of beefy goodness, we went to Brian Sack, executive chef at The Famous-A Steak House in Colorado...