Amber Lynn Costello had been in the sex trade since she was 17. Last September she booked a date for $1,500 and headed out into the night. She never came back. The inside story of a serial-killer victim’s final hours.
Steve Inskeep, a veteran National Public Radio correspondent, is calling from Cairo, having just visited a 23-year-old man with welts on his back who says the Egyptian Army tortured him. “That, to me, is a real story,” he says.
After the disaster trifecta in Japan--quake, tsunami, nuclear crisis--Californians are asking if they might be next. The state's two reactors sit near seismic faults, tsunamis are a risk, and evacuation plans are iffy. Did someone say 'prepared'?