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  • Letters: War -- what is it good for?

    Re "Nation-building at gunpoint," Opinion, Aug. 13 Army Col. Gian Gentile makes more sense than our national leaders, past and present, who believed that we could remake nations in our image. After a Democratic administration failed in its nation-...
  • Prosecutor in Manning case calls for 60-year prison sentence

    Prosecutor in Manning case calls for 60-year prison sentence
    FT. MEADE, Md. — Military prosecutors in the court-martial of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning asked the judge Monday to sentence him to at least 60 years in prison, arguing that his leaks of classified documents severely damaged U.S. intelligence...
  • New batch of Nixon tapes released at Yorba Linda presidential library

    New batch of Nixon tapes released at Yorba Linda presidential library
    The final installment of 94 White House tapes recorded during a turbulent period of Richard Nixon's administration were released Wednesday at the Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda. The tapes cover a period from April 9 to July 12,...
  • Final Nixon tapes reveal toll of Watergate, support from Reagan

    Final Nixon tapes reveal toll of Watergate, support from Reagan
    White House tapes released Wednesday capture President Richard Nixon grappling with the growing Watergate scandal while continuing to press forward on major foreign-affairs initiatives, including a historic meeting with Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev....
  • Final Nixon tapes show a different side of former president

    Final Nixon tapes show a different side of former president
    They were great antagonists of the Cold War, the avowedly Red-hating American president and the world’s most powerful Communist. Yet when Richard Nixon hosted Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev for a summit in June 1973, their private exchanges had the...
  • KTTV 1950 election coverage from Times newsroom

     
    In the Los Angeles Times City Room, editorial writer Bob Hartmann comments on the election results to KTTV....
  • The science of hunger strikes

    The science of hunger strikes
    ROYAL OAK, Mich. — Hunger will change you. Just ask Thomas Mahany. The Michigan stonemason and veterans' advocate has starved himself three times in the name of justice, living only on water spiked with lemon juice and salt for weeks at a time....
  • Lee Daniels begs Warner Brothers to not contest 'Butler' title

    Lee Daniels begs Warner Brothers to not contest 'Butler' title
    In a heartfelt letter, director Lee Daniels pleaded with Warner Bros. Entertainment chief executive Kevin Tsujihara not to force a change in the title of the upcoming Weinstein Co. film "The Butler." News broke this week that the Motion Picture Assn. of...
  • Paula Deen burns herself again

    Paula Deen burns herself again
    Did no one pay attention when David Letterman, forced by a blackmailer to make an adulterous affair public, revealed the secret to handling a personal scandal? You show up, own up and shut up. Unfortunately, celebrity chef Paula Deen opted for the...
  • Comedy Central's 'Drunk History' under the influence of the past

     Comedy Central's 'Drunk History' under the influence of the past
    It's a warm spring day in downtown Los Angeles, but inside the gloomy Palace Theatre it's 1926 Detroit and actor Ken Marino is playing Harry Houdini as he dies onstage. Literally dying — staggering and heaving, attempting card tricks and failing...
  • Deen on 'Today': 'Someone evil' is after Paula Deen

    Deen on 'Today': 'Someone evil' is after Paula Deen
    Things got a little weird on the "Today" show Wednesday morning when celebrity chef Paula Deen showed up for the appearance she bailed on two days ago to speak publicly about her use of racial epithets.  Appearing defensive and more than a little...