They always had men on the front cover. Tall, handsome, rugged men — their rifles slung across the saddle, looking towards the dusty green, burnt sienna buttes of Colorado or New Mexico.
My uncle Thaddeus kept two stacks on the dinged-up coffee table, and another on the laminated kitchen dinette. Sometimes, I'd slip my hand behind the recliner cushion and find one that had slipped down the back, chased by crinkled candy wrappers.
Osama bin Laden has been killed in a firefight in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Dan Byman, a senior fellow and director of research at the Brookings Institution's Saban Center for Middle East Policy, talks to Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne about bin Laden's death. Byman was a professional staff member on the Sept. 11 Commission.
A computer programmer who The Associated Press reports is 33-years-old and lives in Abbottabad, Pakisan, Athar tweeted throughout the night about what he was hearing — without realizing for hours what was happening.
Osama bin Laden has been killed by U.S. forces in a firefight in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne talk to Steve Coll of the New America Foundation and NPR's Tom Gjelten about the death of Osama bin Laden.
A House Committee will hear testimony this afternoon on a proposed merger between the Colorado Division of Wildlife and Colorado State Parks.
The move requires approval from both the House and Senate, which passed the measure in April. Proponents say that it would makes services more efficient, and could save the state up to $3 million every year.
Osama bin Laden was born in Saudi Arabia in 1957. The al-Qaida leader was once celebrated as a hero there. But he had become a pariah because of his terrorist activities and opposition to the Saudi monarchy. There has been no official reaction yet to bin Laden's death from Saudi Arabia.
Many people believed Osama bin Laden was holed up in Afghanistan. Instead, President Obama announced he was killed by U.S. forces in a raid on a two-story house In Abbottabad, Pakistan, which is a wealthy suburb of Islamabad.