| Jul 20, 2013
| 4:51 PM
BAGHDAD — A coordinated wave of seven car bombs tore through bustling commercial streets Saturday night in Shiite Muslim areas of Baghdad, part of a relentless wave of violence that killed more than 45 people inside and outside the capital.
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:17 AM
BEIRUT -- As the United States debates whether to strike at Syria, the United Nations said Tuesday that the number of Syrians who have fled their homeland has exceeded 2 million -- a figure rising daily as the conflict in that country continues to rage....
| Jul 20, 2013
| 7:26 AM
Helen Thomas, the pioneering female journalist who questioned 10 U.S. presidents from her front-row seat at White House press conferences, has died. She was 92.
The Associated Press reported her death. She lived in Washington for more than six decades....
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:45 PM
A Marine from Camp Pendleton, convicted in one of the most high-profile, controversial cases of alleged misconduct by U.S. troops in the Iraq war, was released Friday from the brig at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego.
| Aug 28, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where students take pictures of one another on their school district-provided iPads in their elementary classroom in Carson. The school is one of two to kick off the district's plan to...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:19 AM
BAGHDAD -- A bomb ripped through a full Sunni mosque in central Iraq during midday prayers Friday, killing at least 17 people in the latest outburst of deadly violence targeting worshipers during the holy month of Ramadan.
Suicide attacks, car...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Leftie publisher O/R Books is covering the Bradley Manning trial for a book slated to appear in October, "The United States vs. PFC Bradley Manning: A Graphic Account From Inside the Courtroom." The chronicler is Clark Stoeckley -- he's a WikiLeaks...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 6:59 PM
A Marine from Camp Pendleton is set to be released Friday from the brig at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego after serving six years behind bars for killing an unarmed Iraqi in 2006, the Marine's attorney said Thursday night.
The Court of...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 1:58 PM
BAGHDAD — A wave of explosions tore through overwhelmingly Shiite cities south of Baghdad shortly before the Muslim faithful broke their Ramadan fasts on Sunday, killing at least 38 people, authorities said.
The bombings were part of a surge of...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 11:21 AM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama said Saturday that he believes the United States “should take military action” in response to last week’s chemical attack in Syria, but he will seek congressional approval for ordering a strike.
In a brief...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 2:33 PM
LONDON – Will the sun ever stop setting on the British Empire?
A day after Parliament’s surprising refusal to back a possible international military strike on Syria, Britons both wrung their hands and rejoiced over what some pundits...