| Nov 8, 2010
| 11:26 AM
George W. Bush was conspicuously absent during the midterm election campaign, despite Democratic efforts to resurrect him as a political punching bag.
But on the eve of the release of his memoirs, the former president is back in the public eye in a big...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 5:34 PM
Seated in his South Glendale apartment with his wife and three children, two of whom are identical-twin daughters, Caesar Ahmed says he has resigned himself to a new life in the U.S., far from the strife spreading in his native Iraq and other Middle...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 8:27 AM
With 80's remakes The A-Team and The Karate Kid being rolled out into theaters this week, it makes me get a bit nostalgic and imagine I am a teenager again, hanging out at Skate Estate, wearing my Whitesnake t-shirt, and getting rejected by teenage...
| Mar 27, 2011
| 6:19 PM
Barack Obama entered the White House as a reluctant warrior, a dovish Democrat who espoused his principles at a 2002 antiwar rally: "What I am opposed to is
a dumb war. What I am opposed to is a rash war.
A war based not on reason, but on passion."...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 4:21 AM
Washington -- President Barack Obama on Monday rejected criticism of his decision to commit U.S. forces to the U.N.-authorized military mission in Libya, telling the American people there were strategic and moral reasons to act.
In a nationally televised...
| May 4, 2011
| 8:01 AM
The mayors of Carmel and Greenwood appear to have been chosen by the primary election Tuesday since no Democrats have decided to run.
In Greenwood, long-time incumbent Mayor Charles Henderson was defeated by reserve Johnson County sheriff's deputy Mark...
| Jan 16, 2011
Late for Tea at the Deer Palace
The Lost Dreams of My Iraqi Family
Harper: 414 pp., $27.99
Tamara Chalabi is the daughter of the controversial Iraqi politician and opposition leader, Ahmad Chalabi, one of the leaders of the Iraqi...
| Jan 15, 2011
Family members and friends of Glendale resident Holman "Ace" Hudson this week were left trying to make sense of the Iraq war veteran's sudden death. Ace Hudson died in his sleep on Jan. 8 following a quiet night at home with his wife of seven months,...
| Jan 15, 2011
| 11:34 AM
Desert Storm Veterans Scott Stump and John Jordan are making it their mission to remember 20 years later.
"I will never forget that experience. It was a tumultuous time, and we weren't sure how successful it would be," said Jordan.
The swift air and...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 8:42 AM
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Joe Lieberman was so determined to hang onto his seat in 2006 after losing the Democratic primary in Connecticut that he ran as an independent. Now he's leaving without a fight.
The 2000 Democratic vice presidential nominee, who...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 11:12 AM
Cairo, Egypt -- Egyptians exulted Wednesday over the detention of their ailing former president and his two sons in a probe exploring the killing of protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square, the center of the country's dramatic uprising earlier this year....