On December 4, 2016, Edgar Maddison Welch took an assault rifle into a Washington, D.C., pizza joint and fired three times. Why? He believed there was a secret pedophilia ring in the basement run by Hilary Clinton.
The writer Bill Buford wanted to learn the secrets of French haute cuisine. So, he went native. Buford and his family moved to Lyon, France, where he undertook a rigorous, enlightening and delectable education.
Due in large part to her daily press briefings, Dr. Angela Dunn has emerged as the face of Utah’s efforts to manage the coronavirus pandemic in the state. But until a few months ago, our state epidemiologist was largely unknown to the public.
Since departing the public radio air waves in 2016, Diane Rehm has been on a crusade: campaigning for terminally ill patients’ right to determine their time of death — also known as the right-to-die movement.
The news industry has been hard hit in recent years. The rise of online ads and then the Great Recession pushed newspapers into steep decline. Now, with the coronavirus crisis, industry observer Ken Doctor says news faces — gulp — “extinction.”