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  • Peter Matthiessen, award-winning writer, has died at 86

    Peter Matthiessen, award-winning writer, has died at 86
    National Book Award-winning writer Peter Matthiessen died Saturday at age 86, his publisher Riverhead has announced. His death, after a long illness, came just days before his latest novel will be published. Matthiessen's particularly long writing...
  • Letters: Are the Clintons really a dynasty?

    Re "Tarnished political brands," Opinion, April 2 I am tired of hearing about the Bushes and the Clintons as comparable political dynasties. We've had one Clinton elected to the White House, and his wife served as a senator and then secretary of State...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Lucky in Love'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Lucky in Love'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 6 - 12, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Rake In this new episode, Keegan (Greg...
  • Release of Jonathan Pollard once again appears under debate

    Release of Jonathan Pollard once again appears under debate
    WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration appears to have begun considering the early release of Jonathan Pollard, an American serving a life sentence for spying for Israel, as it tries to nudge the Middle East peace process forward. On Monday, U.S....
  • Senate seeks release of report criticizing CIA interrogations

    Senate seeks release of report criticizing CIA interrogations
    WASHINGTON — The Senate Intelligence Committee voted 11-3 Thursday to ask President Obama to declassify key portions of a controversial report that its backers say disproves CIA claims that brutal interrogations of Al Qaeda captives helped thwart...
  • Jim Newton - Editor at Large

    Jim Newton - Editor at Large
    Jim Newton is editor at large of the Los Angeles Times. He serves as a member of The Times' editorial board, advises on editorial matters and writes and edits for the editorial page and Op-Ed, including a weekly column examining the policy and politics of...
  • Feinstein, CIA spar over alleged spying on Senate staff

    Feinstein, CIA spar over alleged spying on Senate staff
    WASHINGTON -- Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the head of the Senate Intelligence Committee, and CIA Director John Brennan sparred Tuesday over the lawmaker's allegation that agency officials secretly had searched Senate computers, an act she said had undermined...
  • Feinstein publicly accuses CIA of spying on Senate computers

    Feinstein publicly accuses CIA of spying on Senate computers
    WASHINGTON -- Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the head of the Senate Intelligence Committee, escalated a behind-the-scenes dispute with the CIA by publicly accusing the spy agency of secretly searching a Senate computer system, an act she said undermines...
  • Kurt Russell's life as an actor plays out by his own rules

     Kurt Russell's life as an actor plays out by his own rules
    Someone once told Kurt Russell that his acting career "looks like it was handled by a drunk driver." And Russell's reply? "I said I can't deny that," he said, laughing. But the boyishly handsome 63-year-old Russell, whom most baby boomers first...
  • My dad, held in Iran

    My dad, held in Iran
    Seven years ago Sunday, my father, Robert Levinson, was taken hostage while visiting Kish Island, Iran. He is currently the longest-held hostage in U.S. history, and will likely be marking his 66th birthday Monday in captivity, thousands of miles from his...
  • Obama and the diplomacy pendulum

     Obama and the diplomacy pendulum
    When Barack Obama won the presidency in 2008, one of his selling points was the promise of a more modest foreign policy than that of his predecessor. And when Obama won reelection 16 months ago, he renewed that pledge. Drone strikes against Al Qaeda would...