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  • Kerry: Russian intervention in Ukraine 'would be a grave mistake'

    Kerry: Russian intervention in Ukraine 'would be a grave mistake'
    WASHINGTON —  With Russian troops beginning military exercises near Ukraine, Secretary of State John Kerry warned Wednesday that a Russian intervention in the Eastern European nation would rip Moscow’s international standing “into...
  • 'Godzilla' trailer: Bryan Cranston panics, destruction rains down

    'Godzilla' trailer: Bryan Cranston panics, destruction rains down
    Bryan Cranston is not a happy camper in the newly released trailer for the upcoming "Godzilla" reboot, and given the widespread destruction all around him, it's easy to see why. As the video surveys downed planes, terrified crowds, smoldering wreckage...
  • For F/A-18 Super Hornet, the end may be on the horizon

    For F/A-18 Super Hornet, the end may be on the horizon
    Workers at Northrop Grumman Corp.'s 1-million-square-foot El Segundo facility on Aviation Boulevard have been cranking out fuselage sections for the Navy's F/A-18 fighter jet for decades. But now, the end may be near. Since entering service in 1983,...
  • Obama, Boehner discuss drought, trade in White House meeting

    Obama, Boehner discuss drought, trade in White House meeting
    WASHINGTON — President Obama and House Speaker John A. Boehner held their first one-on-one meeting in more than a year Tuesday at the White House, but the discussion was another indication that the prospects for big, bipartisan deal-making are slim....
  • What's so bad about a defense budget that gives peace a chance?

    What's so bad about a defense budget that gives peace a chance?
    Guess we’re finally going to reap that “peace dividend,” courtesy of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, who Monday proposed reducing the Army to its lowest troop level since before World War II. It’s all part of the Defense Department&...
  • U.S. aims to bolster ties with Persian Gulf states

    U.S. aims to bolster ties with Persian Gulf states
    The Obama administration is mobilizing across several fronts to shore up its relationship with Persian Gulf leaders who fear the United States is reducing its commitments in the Middle East. In unusually blunt remarks Wednesday, the State Department&...
  • Obama's least bad options on Syria

     Obama's least bad options on Syria
    Thanks in large part to Russia, the ally and enabler of President Bashar Assad, international negotiations designed to end Syria's brutal civil war have lived down to expectations. As fruitless talks in Switzerland were coming to a close last week, the...
  • Man pleads guilty in New York terrorism plot

    Man pleads guilty in New York terrorism plot
    A man accused of building homemade bombs to wage jihad in New York City against U.S. military personnel and others has pleaded guilty to a state terrorism charge, officials announced Wednesday. Jose Pimentel, also known as Muhammad Yousuf and as Yusuf,...
  • Bin Laden son-in-law seeks delay in his New York terrorism trial

    Bin Laden son-in-law seeks delay in his New York terrorism trial
    WASHINGTON — Defense lawyers in the upcoming New York terrorism trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law asked for a 45-day delay Tuesday, saying their case hinges on testimony that self-confessed Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed is...
  • The coming crash of American diplomacy in the Middle East

     The coming crash of American diplomacy in the Middle East
    President Obama has three significant Middle East diplomatic initiatives underway, treating, respectively, Iran's nuclear weapons program; Syria's deadly, exhausting conflict; and the long-standing Israeli-Palestinian dispute. Into these negotiations,...
  • U.S. seeks new bases for drones targeting Al Qaeda in Pakistan

    U.S. seeks new bases for drones targeting Al Qaeda in Pakistan
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is making contingency plans to use air bases in Central Asia to conduct drone missile attacks in northwest Pakistan in case the White House is forced to withdraw all U.S. forces from Afghanistan at the end of...