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  • Missing Nevada couple, 4 children are found alive

    Missing Nevada couple, 4 children are found alive
    LAS VEGAS — Veterans of Lovelock, an isolated northwestern Nevada town with just one stoplight, know all about the lethal one-two punch of bitter-cold weather and the bleak, inhospitable Kamma Mountains that surround them. The 2,000 residents also...
  • Two adults, four children still missing in frigid mountains of Nevada

    Two adults, four children still missing in frigid mountains of Nevada
    Sunday was supposed to be a snow day, a chance to play in the rugged, isolated area known Seven Troughs near Lovelock, Nev. But more than 48 hours later, two adults and four children remained missing in the subzero cold and snow as rescuers resumed...
  • Six Afghans killed, 13 injured in Helmand bombings

    Six Afghans killed, 13 injured in Helmand bombings
    KABUL – Six people were killed and 13 wounded Tuesday in two separate insurgent bombings in southern Afghanistan, according to the governor’s spokesman in restive Helmand province. Four civilians were killed and two wounded when a private...
  • Afghans describe relatives' deaths in recent U.S. drone strike

    Afghans describe relatives' deaths in recent U.S. drone strike
    JALALABAD, Afghanistan — Miya Jan was filling potholes on the rutted trail that leads to his village in rugged eastern Afghanistan when he heard the whine of a drone aircraft overhead. The sunburned 28-year-old farmer looked up and saw a gray,...
  • As Pentagon invests in green fuel, critics focus on the cost

    As Pentagon invests in green fuel, critics focus on the cost
    WASHINGTON — When the U.S. Navy sailed an imposing fleet near Hawaii that was powered in part by algae and used cooking grease, environmentalists weren't the only ones who were thrilled. Executives at bioenergy startups in the San Francisco Bay...
  • Hundreds more U.S. troops expected in the Philippines by week's end

    Hundreds more U.S. troops expected in the Philippines by week's end
    WASHINGTON –- Hundreds of Marines are expected to arrive in the typhoon-stricken Philippines by the end of the week to bolster a relief effort that has struggled against logistical hurdles and overwhelming devastation, U.S. officials said Wednesday....
  • Veterans Day celebrated with events across Southern California

    Veterans Day celebrated with events across Southern California
    Dozens of events commemorating Veterans Day are scheduled across Southern California today. Also, The Times has compiled a database of California's war dead from Iraq and Afghanistan. Readers can examine the fallens' biographies and offer comments....
  • Military groups and L.A. County are in step on Bob Hope Patriotic Hall

    Military groups and L.A. County are in step on Bob Hope Patriotic Hall
    Just in time for Veterans Day, a dozen local military service organizations have reached an armistice with Los Angeles County over use of its newly refurbished Bob Hope Patriotic Hall. Instead of being relegated to basement cubicles as the county had...
  • Israel will be first to receive V-22 Osprey aircraft from U.S.

    Israel will be first to receive V-22 Osprey aircraft from U.S.
    WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration said Thursday that it will provide six V-22 Osprey aircraft to Israel, making it the first foreign country to receive the advanced tilt-rotor planes. The planes can land and take off vertically by tilting their two...
  • State Sen. Lieu said he's cooperating with federal probe as witness

    State Sen. Lieu said he's cooperating with federal probe as witness
    SACRAMENTO -- State Sen. Ted W. Lieu (D-Torrance) said Thursday that he has been interviewed by federal investigators who are undertaking a public corruption investigation at the Capitol but said he was assured he is a witness in the building case, not...
  • PASSINGS: Miller Barber, Jiroemon Kimura

    PASSINGS: Miller Barber, Jiroemon Kimura
    Miller Barber Champion golfer with unusual swing Miller Barber, 82, a golfer with a unique swing who made the most combined starts on the PGA and Champions tours, died Tuesday. The PGA Tour announced his death but did not provide details. He...