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  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Castle' on ABC

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'Castle' on ABC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 12 - 18, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES How I Met Your Mother Marshall (Jason...
  • Robert Gates rages against the political machine in his memoir, 'Duty'

    Robert Gates rages against the political machine in his memoir, 'Duty'
    During 4½ years  as secretary of Defense under presidents George W. Bush and Obama, Robert M. Gates was widely lauded as a shrewd national security mandarin who had seen it all, done it all and most important, could stay above it all in the partisan...
  • 'Super PAC' backing Hillary Clinton says it raised $4 million in 2013

    'Super PAC' backing Hillary Clinton says it raised $4 million in 2013
    Ready for Hillary, a "super PAC" that is urging Hillary Rodham Clinton to run for president in 2016, announced Tuesday that it raised more than $4 million last year. "Thanks to the groundswell of enthusiasm for Hillary’s potential run and the...
  • Ex-Defense Secretary Robert Gates has harsh words for Obama and Biden

    Ex-Defense Secretary Robert Gates has harsh words for Obama and Biden
    WASHINGTON — President Obama became progressively more pessimistic about prospects for a successful ending to the war in Afghanistan, goaded by inexperienced White House advisors and a dislike of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, according to his...
  • Starbucks to hire 10,000 veterans and military spouses in five years

    Starbucks to hire 10,000 veterans and military spouses in five years
    Starbucks wants the country’s defenders to return from the front lines on its payroll, pledging to hire 10,000 veterans and military spouses in the next five years. In an initiative organized in part by Starbucks board member and former Defense...
  • Manning leaks horrified State Department, U.S. diplomat says

    Manning leaks horrified State Department, U.S. diplomat says
    Ft. MEADE, Md. — A career U.S. diplomat testified Thursday that Army Pfc. Bradley Manning’s unauthorized release of classified material horrified officials at the State Department and jeopardized relationships with U.S. allies overseas, even...
  • Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden: Hinting at early 2016 positioning?

    Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden: Hinting at early 2016 positioning?
    Hillary Rodham Clinton has not said for sure if she is running for president in 2016. Joe Biden has not said for sure if he is running for president in 2016. Into that Democratic vacuum rides the wink-wink, nudge-nudge part of campaign 2016. On Tuesday,...
  • Boeing to shut C-17 plant in Long Beach

    Boeing to shut C-17 plant in Long Beach
    Aerospace giant Boeing Co. announced plans to close its sprawling Long Beach plant and eliminate thousands of assembly-line jobs where the hulking C-17 cargo plane is built. The plant is one of the last vestiges of an era in which aviation and aerospace...
  • McManus: A FISA court devil's advocate

    McManus: A FISA court devil's advocate
    The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, a tribunal that oversees government eavesdropping, is a strange judicial creation. It lacks many of the usual features of a court. Its proceedings are secret. Its rulings are secret. But the strangest missing...
  • Syria may miss first deadline in U.S.-Russia chemical arms deal

    Syria may miss first deadline in U.S.-Russia chemical arms deal
    WASHINGTON — The ambitious U.S.-Russian deal to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons, hailed as a diplomatic breakthrough just days ago, hit its first delay Wednesday with indications that the Syrian government will not submit an inventory of its...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'The Confession'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'The Confession'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 12 - 18, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Orphan Black Paul (Dylan Bruce)...