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  • Mideast violence shows 'Arab Spring' still a work in progress

     
    Global Focus: Anti-American violence sweeping the Muslim world has brought a sobering reminder in Washington and the West that the heady revolutions of the Arab Spring that threw out entrenched dictatorships in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya have yet to achieve...
  • Baseball: Hart catcher Baggio Saldivar picks Army

     
    Baggio Saldivar, a standout senior catcher at Newhall Hart, has committed to the U.S. Military Academy West Point. -- Eric Sondheimer...
  • Army officer from Southern California killed in Afghanistan

     
    A U.S. Army officer from Southern California has been killed in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Friday....
  • Pakistani doctor who helped find Bin Laden gets 33 years in prison

     
    A Pakistani doctor who led a phony vaccination campaign aimed at helping the CIA pinpoint Osama bin Laden’s whereabouts was convicted of treason Wednesday and sentenced to 33 years in prison, a decision that is likely to further erode Washington&#...
  • Bin Laden ordered squads to try to attack Obama's aircraft

     
    WASHINGTON -- Osama bin Laden ordered terrorist teams in mid-2010 to blow up the planes of President Obama and Gen. David H. Petraeus, then commander of NATO forces in Afghanistan, when they visited Afghanistan or Pakistan, according to a declassified...
  • Papers portray Osama Bin Laden as struggling to manage Al Qaeda

     
    From his hideout in Pakistan, Osama bin Laden struggled to manage the tentacles of his terrorist organization even as he derided it as amateurish and unfocused, according to declassified documents...
  • The story of a Paralympian with full sails before the end

    The story of a Paralympian with full sails before the end
    The venue for information gathering for today's column was lunch. Your typist was a fly on the wall. Mary Kate Scandone met Dottie Rountree. That's not exactly Kobe Bryant chatting with Matt Kemp. Actually, as it turned out, it was much better. Scandone...
  • Retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf dies at 78

    Retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf dies at 78
    Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, who presided over the swift and devastating 1991 military assault on Iraq that transformed the Middle East and reminded America what it was like to win a war, died Thursday of complications from pneumonia. He was 78. The...
  • 'Disconnect' is a 'grand experiment' for Henry-Alex Rubin

     'Disconnect' is a 'grand experiment' for Henry-Alex Rubin
    Movie directors can come across as all sorts of personalities — arrogant, collegial, mercurial, dictatorial. Filmmaker Henry-Alex Rubin arrived on the set of "Disconnect", his first narrative feature, striking an unusual pose: clueless. "I have no...
  • Henry Segerstrom: Arts centric

    Henry Segerstrom: Arts centric
    That guy Jack, of beanstalk fame? He was small potatoes. If you want real magic from beans, look no further than what has become of the lima bean and dairy empire of Orange County's Segerstrom family. It morphed into the gold of commercial real estate,...
  • Norman Ramsey dies at 96; Nobel winner's work led to MRI machines

    Norman Ramsey dies at 96; Nobel winner's work led to MRI machines
    Norman Ramsey, who shared the 1989 Nobel Prize in physics for his research into atomic energy levels that led to the creation of the atomic clock and MRI machines, has died. He was 96. Ramsey died in his sleep Nov. 4 at a nursing home in Wayland, Mass.,...