Ten years ago I was shot in Mexico City by a street thug who wanted to kill me. Since then, I’ve endured unbelievable pain and learned how to walk again, and I’m thankful for what I have: a new outlook on life, time with my family, and a chance to step back into the ring.
Karl Gebhardt and Gary Hill, two astronomers from the University of Texas at Austin, are racing to solve one of the greatest mysteries in science: What is dark energy? How does it work? Can it explain the origins of the universe? There’s only one problem. Dark energy may not actually exist.
On April 19, 1993, the world watched as the Branch Davidian compound, outside Waco, burned to the ground after a 51-day standoff. Fifteen years later, witnesses and participants—from federal agents to loyal followers of David Koresh—remember what they saw during the deadliest law enforcement operation in U.S. history.
Summer vacation is right around the corner, but that doesn’t mean you should panic. We’ve rounded up 68 of our favorite things to do with your toddlers, teens, and every kid in between. Dance the hokey pokey. Rope a horse. Eat way too many hot dogs. Zip down a waterslide. And yes, feed the animals.
My Petco encounter with a shampoo celebrity.
Roger Clemens may be worthy of the Congressional testimony Hall of Shame, but should we really be so freaked out about his supposed steroid use?
An FBI investigation is only the latest of El Paso’s problems.
Thirty years later, we still don’t know who murdered Border Patrol agent Jose Gamez. Or maybe we do.
When a UFO streaks across our skies— c’mon, the truth is out there!—Ken Cherry gets to work.
Hollywood loses the Iraq war.
The cradle of Blue Bell and bluebonnets.
Chapter Four: Katherine’s Neck.
Help! My campsite neighbors are making love. Loudly.
Jim Atkinson changes out his insulation.
J. M. W. Turner in Dallas; Discovery Green in Houston; Fiesta in S.A.
The case against the case against ticket scalping.
Milo Hamilton on calling a baseball game.
“Just because you played the game doesn’t mean that you’re confident enough to coach.”