David Zucchino is a former national correspondent for the Los Angeles Times. He was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for reporting from South Africa. He’s a four-time Pulitzer Prize finalist for coverage of Iraq, Lebanon, Africa and inner-city Philadelphia. He has reported from more than two dozen nations, with a recent focus on Afghanistan, Libya and Iraq. He is the author of the books “Thunder Run” and “Myth of the Welfare Queen.” Zucchino left The Times in 2015.
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Osama bin Laden’s Al Qaeda network is in headlong retreat in Afghanistan and European police are rounding up other suspected terrorists, but investigators say a web of Islamic extremists remains on the continent and still poses a threat of attacks.
As 19 hijackers around the United States prepared this summer for a deadly day in September, authorities say, a related but decidedly different Islamic network was plotting an attack on an American symbol in the heart of Europe: the U.S.
The capstone to Maj.
Everybody’s worried about the Peachoid. Is it being torn down?
A sign hangs prominently in Lori Ballard’s kitchen: “Army Wife – Courage – Strength – Sacrifice.”
Jovano Graves’ parents begged him not to join the Army right out of high school in 2003, when U.S. troops were fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Duke Energy may have been hauled into federal court and smacked with a $102-million penalty for polluting North Carolina rivers with potentially toxic coal ash, but that didn’t do much for the tainted well water at Barbara Morales’ house.
Duke Energy, the nation’s largest electrical utility, pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to nine criminal violations of the Clean Water Act for polluting four major rivers for several years with toxic coal ash from five power plants in North Carolina.