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  • The Times' Joe McCarthy

    In his Feb. 26 , Jonah Goldberg provides us with textbook examples of the logical fallacies employed to such good effect by Joseph McCarthy and his minions in the 1950s. I thought we had driven a stake through the heart of McCarthyism, and that Red-...
  • Is military justice broken?

    American soldiers and Marines in Iraq are convicted of the homicides of noncombatants but sentenced to no confinement; no officer is held accountable for abuses at Abu Ghraib prison. These are just two disturbing military legal headlines. Why are court-...
  • Obama's foreign policy picks

    Obama's foreign policy picks
    Presidential campaigns are generally discouraging for foreign policy intellectuals. Not only do the candidates pander in folksy vernacular to hockey moms and Joe Six Packs, but the clever ones favored by university professors often fare badly on...
  • Janet Jagan dies at 88; Chicago nursing student became president of Guyana

    Janet Jagan dies at 88; Chicago nursing student became president of Guyana
    Janet Jagan, a Chicago nursing student who became Guyana's first white and first female president decades after immigrating to the region, died Saturday. She was 88. Jagan died at the country's state-run Georgetown Public Hospital of an abdominal...
  • Cherif Guellal dies at 76; Algerian resistance fighter and diplomat

    Cherif Guellal dies at 76; Algerian resistance fighter and diplomat
    Cherif Guellal, an Algerian resistance fighter, businessman and diplomat who cut a glamorous figure in Washington society and was the longtime companion of a former Miss America, died of leukemia Tuesday at a hospital in Algiers. He was 76. Guellal was a...
  • Virginia Warren Daly dies at 80; popular socialite in New York and Washington

    In the 1950s and '60s, if Virginia Warren Daly came to your party, you had it made. Effervescent, beautiful and popular with the opposite sex, the daughter of Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren was a staple of the society columns in Washington and...
  • PASSINGS: Joel Murray, Linda Day Varnum

    PASSINGS: Joel Murray, Linda Day Varnum
    Joel Murray Ex-attorney built airline Joel Murray, 69, an entrepreneur who took a tiny airline that operated a handful of flights in the Midwest and built it into a competitive regional carrier that was bought in 1988 by the parent of American Airlines,...
  • Carona's legal help: why free?

    As former Orange County Sheriff Michael S. Carona prepares for trial on criminal charges that he sold access to his office for cash, favors and gifts, he has retained the best lawyers money can buy. And he's getting them nearly free of charge. Jones Day,...
  • Mayoral race is worth a debate

    If I could have had it my way, Rick Caruso would be running for mayor of Los Angeles. I don't know if he would have won, and I don't know if I would have voted for him. But I love a good fight, and Caruso is rich enough to have raised the small hairs on...
  • L.A. mayoral candidates describe what sets them apart

    Click link to jump to a specific candidate's answer to this question posed by The Times: What distinguishes you from the other candidates in the race? (Note: Gordon Turner and Bruce Darian didn't respond.) Carlos Alvarez Gordon Turner Walter Moore...
  • Walter Moore: L.A. mayoral candidate

    With the March 3 primary election drawing near, The Times asked all candidates for Los Angeles mayor to respond to questions about key issues facing the nation's second-largest city. Here are the responses from candidate Walter Moore: 1. What...