Judge Orders John W. Hinckley Jr. Freed

Thirty five years after trying to kill President Reagan, John W. Hinckley Jr. is close to being a free man.

John Hinckley Jr. Will Not Be Charged In Death Of James Brady

An entirely unsurprising decision from Federal Prosecutors in Washington, D.C.

James Brady Death a Homicide

Former Reagan speechwriter and gun control activist Jim Brady’s death has been ruled a homicide. No, there was no foul play involved—at least not recently.

James Brady’s Death Ruled A Homicide

Could John Hinckley, Jr. face murder charges 30 years after his attempted assassination of President Reagan?

Sarajevo, The Media, And ‘Breaking News’ Coverage, 100 Years Later

The news media of 1914 didn’t see World War One coming, but it’s not clear that we’re any better.

A Word About Jumping To Conclusions, Boston Edition

There’s a lot we still don’t know about what happened in Boston, so maybe it’s time to stop speculating.

Oslo Shooter Anti-Muslim Christian Extremist

The death toll in Norway’s deadliest day of terrorism is up to 91. The man behind it, 32-year-old Anders Behring Breivik, is a frequent poster of anti-Muslim screeds on Christian fundamentalist websites.