| May 17, 2011
| 4:35 PM
News that IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn allegedly sexually assaulted a hotel maid in New York City has set opinionators' tongues wagging. The two leading trains of thought: 1) What was France's leading socialist doing staying in an upscale hotel, in......
| May 23, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Lost in the post-separation crowing of Arnold Schwarzenegger's enemies is the fact that they are largely responsible for much of California's grief thanks to the defeat of the former governor's four ballot measures in November 2005....
| Jul 18, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Barack Obama broke international law by killing Osama Bin Laden instead of capturing him, says a Spanish lawyer...
| Sep 7, 2011
I come from a country that has been at war for as long as I've been alive, but I had never touched a gun until I came to Los Angeles.
As a 30-year-old Afghan, I'd seen plenty of guns: the Soviet soldiers with their AK-47s, the nervous American kids...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 1:59 PM
A Michigan gem merchant who claims he tipped the FBI on the location of Osama bin Laden’s secret compound in Pakistan eight years before his killing has hired a high-powered Chicago law firm to help him go after the $25 million reward offered for...
| May 28, 2013
| 4:41 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the months leading up to the killing of Osama bin Laden, veteran intelligence analyst Robert Cardillo was given the nickname "Debbie Downer." With each new tidbit of information that tracked bin Laden to a high-walled compound...
| May 31, 2013
| 3:25 PM
After two women trying to inoculate Pakistani children against polio were shot this week, some news accounts were quick to place blame: "Anti-polio workers started being attacked after a Pakistani doctor, Shakeel Afridi, ran a fake polio campaign in the...
| May 18, 2013
| 5:02 PM
When Ibby Jadoon receives his diploma today, Centre College will be saying goodbye to one of its best and brightest.
Jadoon is a bonafide Big Man on Campus (Academic Division), having earned a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship and being chosen by his...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Zero Dark Thirty
Directed by Kathryn Bigelow
"You can help yourself by being truthful." "Partial information will be treated as a lie." The CIA interrogators in the stunning new film Zero Dark Thirty keep coming back to these refrains as they do...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 6:57 AM
To consider what director Kathryn Bigelow has accomplished in "Zero Dark Thirty," imagine the events depicted by the story if they'd been given the "Argo" treatment.
Not to take anything away from that rousing true (-ish) story of hostages freed and...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 4:41 PM
"We're going after al Qaeda, wherever they're at," Panetta says. "And clearly, we're confronting al Qaeda in Pakistan. We're confronting the nodes of al Qaeda in Yemen, in Somalia, in North Africa. … and obviously whatever al Qaeda links are...