Boulder is one of eight cities in the United States to host a White House road show that aims to promote entrepreneurship and business start-ups. At a roundtable event on the CU campus Monday, Obama Administration officials heard more frustration than optimism from several local-start up firms.
I've been thinking a lot lately about pop music's obsession with the past, because my two favorite records of the year so far both sound like they could have been made in the late '60s. One is Helplessness Blues by Fleet Floxes, a young band that sounds like it was suckled on Crosby, Stills & Nash records.
Sure, tools like Facebook, Twitter and Google provide a wonderful sense of what's happening this instant, anywhere around the world. But they're also being used to unlock mysteries that have existed since the end of World War II.
Millions of children were displaced or separated from their families during the Second World War. Many would never be reunited, and many had no family left.
The Pakistani intelligence service had to know about Osama bin Laden's presence in the country, says Imtiaz Gul, a Pakistani writer based in Islamabad. While he doubts there was an official policy of complicity, Gul says he suspects there was sympathy for al-Qaida in the rank-and-file.