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  • Insurgents could quickly bounce back in Afghanistan, analysis warns

    Insurgents could quickly bounce back in Afghanistan, analysis warns
    WASHINGTON — U.S. intelligence agencies warn in a new, classified assessment that insurgents could quickly regain control of key areas of Afghanistan and threaten the capital as soon as 2015 if American troops are fully withdrawn next year,...
  • Syrian Electronic Army says it hacked Skype's social media accounts

    Syrian Electronic Army says it hacked Skype's social media accounts
    AMMAN, Jordan – The pro-Syrian government hacking group, the Syrian Electronic Army, has taken credit for an attack on the social media accounts of Internet calling service Skype. Messages accusing Microsoft, Skype's parent company, of passing...
  • Record rebound in home equity gives owners new options

    Record rebound in home equity gives owners new options
    WASHINGTON — The biggest story in American real estate in 2013 hasn't gotten the attention it deserves, so let's shout this out: Homeowners' net equity holdings soared $2.2 trillion from the third quarter of 2012 to the third quarter of this year,...
  • A fact check on the Washington Post's 'fact check' on Social Security

    A fact check on the Washington Post's 'fact check' on Social Security
    Glenn Kessler, writer of the Washington Post's Fact Checker column, took a stab today at correcting some common misconceptions about Social Security. For the most part he did a good job. He appropriately debunked the common and ignorant slander of the...
  • Which is the bigger scandal, 'Bridgegate' or the NSA?

    Which is the bigger scandal, 'Bridgegate' or the NSA?
    Even if it ends up derailing Chris Christie’s presidential ambitions, the scandal involving a contrived traffic jam in New Jersey is less of a story than the electronic surveillance programs revealed by Edward Snowden. But “Bridgegate”...
  • 'Lone Survivor' carries out its mission, reviews say

    'Lone Survivor' carries out its mission, reviews say
    "Lone Survivor," Peter Berg's new movie about a Navy SEAL mission gone horribly awry in the mountains of Afghanistan, gives away its ending in the title. But spoilers are beside the point for the gritty drama based on Marcus Luttrell's 2007 memoir,...
  • Franklin McCain dies at 73; one of the 'Greensboro Four'

    Franklin McCain dies at 73; one of the 'Greensboro Four'
    When teenager Franklin McCain decided to make a stand against segregation at the F.W. Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, N.C., in 1960, two thoughts weighed on him. "If I were lucky, I would go to jail for a long, long time. If I were not quite so...
  • Larry Speakes dies at 74; served as President Reagan's press secretary

    Larry Speakes dies at 74; served as President Reagan's press secretary
    Larry Speakes, who strained to mediate between a hungry press corps and a media-distrustful White House during six years as President Reagan's press secretary, has died. He was 74. Speakes died in his sleep Friday at his home in Cleveland, Miss. He...
  • Robert Gates' failure of duty

    Robert Gates' failure of duty
    In a dozen years of war, Americans have grown used to improvised explosive devices. The detonations have rocked the streets of Kabul and Baghdad — and also of Washington. Only, in Washington, the bombshells appear in print. The latest domestic...
  • 'Desolation of Smaug' reinvigorates 'Hobbit' trilogy, critics say

    'Desolation of Smaug' reinvigorates 'Hobbit' trilogy, critics say
    Last year, "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" had film critics wagging their fingers over Peter Jackson and company's decision to stretch J.R.R. Tolkien's slim children's novel "The Hobbit" into a movie trilogy, one that got off to a plodding start....
  • U.S. regulator asks consumers about home deal closing issues

    U.S. regulator asks consumers about home deal closing issues
    WASHINGTON — The federal government has a real estate question for consumers who have bought or refinanced homes that's certain to generate more than an earful: Were there any problems when you went to close the deal? Any last-minute glitches or...