There are few events that touch people so deeply that forever after they ask each other, where were you? Where were you when John F. Kennedy was assassinated, when John Lennon was shot? For the people of Oklahoma City, the question will always be: where were you at 9:02 on the morning of April 19, 1995?By ANDREW PHILLIPS10 min
Nike or Louisville? Geraldine Heaney could not decide. Which equipment sponsor should she go for? Her agent told her that it was down to the wire, she had to choose. But Heaney had never faced this kind of business decision before. She found it tortuous.By GWEN SMITH7 min
If fans want to understand the lyrics on Mary Jane Lamond’s new album, they have three choices: write to her manager, look up Lamond’s Web site or learn Gaelic. The little booklet tucked inside the CD case does set out the words to the traditional songs on Suas e!—the only catch is that the words display a bewildering array of accents and a jumble of consonants.By DIANE TURBIDE7 min
Even before the deadly fire, the Order of the Solar Temple still lingered in the public consciousness. Books on the cult surfaced last fall, sparked by its notorious history, and a documentary film aired on a French-language television network on March 22.By BRENDA BRANSWELL6 min
It was not one of Doug Young’s better weeks. The defence minister released his much-ballyhooed report to the Prime Minister on reforming Canada’s armed forces—to reactions that ranged from lukewarm to outright derision. Then two days later, any potential political capital that could have been gained from that initiative was torpedoed by a stunning court ruling on Young’s efforts to turn the page on the Somalia scandal.By LUKE FISHER5 min
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