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  • Can a high school paper nix the name 'Redskins'?

    Can a high school paper nix the name 'Redskins'?
    A long time ago, I was an editor on my high school paper and something of a troublemaker. So I have some sympathy for the editors of the student newspaper at Neshaminy High School in eastern Pennsylvania. On Tuesday, the editors will meet with the...
  • Saturday Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'Saturday Night Live'

    Saturday Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'Saturday Night Live'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 17 - 23, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------    Arsenio Hall The Ellen DeGeneres Show...
  • Albania asked to host destruction of Syria's chemical arsenal

     Albania asked to host destruction of Syria's chemical arsenal
    WASHINGTON — For years, when the United States has needed to hand off a dirty diplomatic chore, one obscure nation has reliably raised its hand: Albania. A poor sliver of a country clinging to the edge of Europe, Albania took in ethnic Uighur...
  • U.S. holds talks about Yemen detention center for Guantanamo inmates

    U.S. holds talks about Yemen detention center for Guantanamo inmates
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is in talks with Yemeni officials to set up a detention facility outside their capital to hold dozens of terrorism suspects from Guantanamo Bay and Afghanistan, U.S. and Yemeni officials say. The plan...
  • Military, CIA compelled medics to abuse detainees, report says

    Military, CIA compelled medics to abuse detainees, report says
    Defense Department and CIA interrogation policies after 9/11 forced medical professionals to abandon their ethical obligations to "do no harm" to those in their care and some prohibited practices, including force-feeding of hunger strikers, continue...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Promised Land' on HBO

    Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Promised Land' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 3 - 9, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   -------------------- SERIES Cupcake...
  • Palmdale boy has unexpected visitor on the playground

    Palmdale boy has unexpected visitor on the playground
    Six-year-old Joseph Bonner cried frequently in school. He struggled through tears to write his ABCs. He broke down on the playground. He wept when his pencil broke. He could barely get through a school day, his mother and teacher said. The typically...
  • Obama to nominate former Pentagon lawyer as Homeland Security chief

    Obama to nominate former Pentagon lawyer as Homeland Security chief
    WASHINGTON – President Obama plans to nominate former top Pentagon lawyer Jeh Johnson to be secretary of Homeland Security, a senior administration official confirmed Thursday. Obama is expected to make the announcement Friday afternoon at the...
  • At liberal gathering, Howard Dean prods Obama to explain spying

    At liberal gathering, Howard Dean prods Obama to explain spying
    SAN JOSE -- Former Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean said Wednesday that President Obama needs to justify his administration's surveillance policies to the American people. “I think the American people are willing to give up some...
  • Feinstein and Durbin: How to close Gitmo

    Feinstein and Durbin: How to close Gitmo
    The detention facility on our military base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is holding 166 individuals. Most of them have been there a decade or more. Operating Guantanamo costs about $450 million a year — or about $2.7 million a detainee, according to...
  • A force-feeding disgrace at Guantanamo

    A force-feeding disgrace at Guantanamo
    Prominent senators, the American Medical Assn., human rights activists and a federal judge agree: The force-feeding of more than 40 hunger strikers at the prison at Guantanamo Bay is a disgrace. What's more, it also appears to be a violation of...