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  • U.S. offers condolences in shooting of teacher in Benghazi, Libya

    U.S. offers condolences in shooting of teacher in Benghazi, Libya
    BENGHAZI, Libya -- Relatively few Americans remained in this eastern Libyan city as street battles raged and Islamic militants made ever-bolder forays in recent weeks. But Ronnie Smith, a chemistry teacher at an English-language school, stayed on,...
  • L.A. cold snap: Fast-moving winter storm expected to affect travel

    L.A. cold snap: Fast-moving winter storm expected to affect travel
    A cold weather system headed toward L.A. County is expected to push snow levels down to 3,000 feet Saturday, prompting road closure alerts and warnings that travel on the Grapevine could be affected. The storm system could bring 1 to 3 inches of snow to...
  • 5 Freeway lanes reopen after brush fire at Newhall Pass

    5 Freeway lanes reopen after brush fire at Newhall Pass
    At least two lanes in each direction of the 5 Freeway at the Newhall Pass have been reopened after a fast-moving brush fire, whipped by strong Santa Ana winds gusting to 63 mph, briefly blocked traffic at the 14 Freeway interchange, authorities said....
  • Attack on Indian consulate in Afghanistan leaves at least 10 dead

    Attack on Indian consulate in Afghanistan leaves at least 10 dead
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- An attack by militants Saturday on the Indian consulate in Jalalabad left at least 10 Afghans dead and raised new concerns about Afghanistan's security once foreign troops depart next year. Many of those killed were children in...
  • U.S. spying on Al Qaeda leader led to foreign post closures

    U.S. spying on Al Qaeda leader led to foreign post closures
    WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration ordered the temporary closure of two dozen diplomatic posts last week after U.S. intelligence agencies secretly intercepted communications in which Ayman Zawahiri, the Al Qaeda leader based in Pakistan, ordered the...
  • Obamacare's not-so-special treatment for Congress

    Obamacare's not-so-special treatment for Congress
    The Wall Street Journal's editorial board opens its latest screed against the 2010 healthcare law Monday by paraphrasing H.L. Mencken as follows: "Nobody ever went broke underestimating the cynicism and self-dealing of the American political class." I...
  • A food critic eats her way across Istanbul

    A food critic eats her way across Istanbul
    ISTANBUL, Turkey — How much do I love eating in Istanbul? Let me count the ways (and know that the addresses listed below barely skim the possibilities). For the food lover, the city that bridges Europe and Asia, for centuries the ruling city of a...
  • Suspected U.S. drone strike kills 4 alleged Al Qaeda members in Yemen

    Suspected U.S. drone strike kills 4 alleged Al Qaeda members in Yemen
    WASHINGTON – A suspected U.S. drone strike in Yemen — the fourth reported in the last 10 days — killed four alleged Al Qaeda members Tuesday, as the U.S. and British governments evacuated their embassies because of intelligence...
  • Extreme security in Yemen after Al Qaeda terror plot is foiled

    Extreme security in Yemen after Al Qaeda terror plot is foiled
    SANA, Yemen -- The Yemeni government deployed tanks and troops to guard its airports, oil terminals and foreign embassies Wednesday after claiming to have foiled an Al Qaeda plot to seize two ports and blow up pipelines. Yemen’s Supreme Security...
  • U.S. cites specific threat for decision to close consulate in Lahore

    U.S. cites specific threat for decision to close consulate in Lahore
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – The decision to close the American consulate in Pakistan’s cultural capital of Lahore was made in response to a specific threat, a U.S. spokeswoman said Friday, without disclosing any details. A statement Thursday...
  • Have the terrorists won?

    Have the terrorists won?
    Last year, in the heat of his campaign, President Obama boasted that he had put Al Qaeda "on the path to defeat." This year, with 19 U.S. consulates and embassies closed and the State Department issuing vague warnings against travel anywhere in the world,...