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  • American intelligence agencies disagreed on Russia threat in Ukraine

    American intelligence agencies disagreed on Russia threat in Ukraine
    WASHINGTON -- U.S. intelligence agencies disagreed on whether Russian President Vladimir Putin would order military intervention last week in Ukraine, officials said Tuesday, and the House Intelligence Committee is examining what caused the differing...
  • For Samsung, Ellen DeGeneres' Oscars selfie is a triumph

    For Samsung, Ellen DeGeneres' Oscars selfie is a triumph
    SAN FRANCISCO — Samsung Electronics Co. struck social media gold when Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres used one of its smartphones to take what has now become the world's most famous selfie. DeGeneres never mentioned Samsung, a major Academy Awards...
  • CIA reportedly says Russia sees treaty as justifying Ukraine moves

    CIA reportedly says Russia sees treaty as justifying Ukraine moves
    [Updated, 8 p.m., March 3: WASHINGTON — CIA director John Brennan told a senior lawmaker Monday that a 1997 treaty between Russia and Ukraine allows up to 25,000 Russia troops in the vital Crimea region, so Russia may not consider its recent troop...
  • Caution for Clinton: Iowa's history of toppling front-runners

    Caution for Clinton: Iowa's history of toppling front-runners
    DES MOINES - Iowa is a tough state for presidential front-runners. It may be the passive-aggressive nature of voters. Iowans are exceedingly polite; it’s the kind of place you’re expected to greet and even chat with others stepping onto an...
  • President Obama pressures Afghanistan leader Karzai on security deal

    President Obama pressures Afghanistan leader Karzai on security deal
    WASHINGTON — Signaling his frustration with events in Afghanistan, President Obama ordered the Pentagon on Tuesday to step up plans to withdraw all U.S. troops by January if Afghan leaders don't sign a bilateral security agreement. In an unusually...
  • Chauffeurs are the driving force for stars on Oscar night

    Chauffeurs are the driving force for stars on Oscar night
    Cylinders hum, dashboards glow. Hubcaps glitter like necklaces. The limos are gassed and the chauffeurs, GPS apps glowing from hand-helds, are plotting routes for Sunday's Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. The drivers are the captains of...
  • Hmong vets suffer setback in quest for burial at U.S. cemeteries

    Hmong vets suffer setback in quest for burial at U.S. cemeteries
    WASHINGTON — For years, they have sought to heal what they call a lingering wound from the Vietnam War era. Hmong veterans — who fought in the CIA-backed secret war in Laos in the 1960s and '70s — have tried to obtain the right to be...
  • Obama's unkept promises: a scorecard

    Obama's unkept promises: a scorecard
    In Barack Obama's first weeks in office, in a series of executive orders and public statements, the new president and former professor of constitutional law promised to make sweeping changes in the way government operated in a number of specific areas....
  • Pakistan court orders end to blockade on NATO supply route

    Pakistan court orders  end to blockade on NATO supply route
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan — In a boost to U.S.-led forces in Afghanistan, a provincial court on Tuesday ordered that protesters end their blockade of the main NATO supply route through Pakistan. A two-member bench of the Peshawar High Court declared that...
  • Bill Thomas, a Times editor during the glory times, dies

    Bill Thomas, a Times editor during the glory times, dies
    There are real-life newspaper editors like the ones you see in the movies, the ones who swagger and swashbuckle and cuss and scrap. Bill Thomas was not one of those editors. He was urbane, dapper, cool and collected, an editor to match the...
  • On screen, Philip Seymour Hoffman could be anyone

    On screen, Philip Seymour Hoffman could be anyone
    When an actor as extraordinarily gifted as Philip Seymour Hoffman dies as suddenly, as tragically as he did, the mind goes into a kind of shock. How could a person who could effortlessly be so many people suddenly not be here at all? It doesn't seem...