| Aug 31, 2011
| 4:18 PM
I imagine she would still look the same.
My flatmate was in her early 20s when I saw her last, and less than a decade has passed since then. When I see crowd photos of the uprising in Libya, I scan the faces to check for hers — smiling or yelling...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 1:28 PM
In his new memoir, Dick Cheney presents himself as someone who understood that the 9/11 attacks changed the world. Those attacks, he says, made it clear: "We had to do everything possible to be sure they (the terrorists) never got their hands on weapons...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 5:31 PM
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At the peak of the United States's war in Iraq, the U.S. military had more than 170,000 troops, 500 bases replete with tents and toilets, kitchens and motor pools, and an airline that flew hundreds of times a day across the country....
| Dec 1, 2011
| 4:23 PM
Irvine official to speak at Conservancy dinner
The Laguna Canyon Conservancy will host Beth Krom, mayor pro tem of Irvine and chairwoman of the Orange County Great Park Corp., at its monthly dinner meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at Tivoli Terrace.
| Sep 10, 2011
| 1:57 PM
Crafting lessons about the 9/11 attacks has evolved over the years from the days of dealing with shock and horror to understanding the day as a historic turning point.
The class is solemn as the recording plays: Brian Sweeney, a passenger on United...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 4:40 PM
7-day’s is all it took.
Operation Iraqi freedom has been over for just one-week, and already the country is back to its old ways.
More than 60-people are dead, and another 200-were injured when 10-explostions ripped through Baghdad overnight....
| Jun 28, 2012
| 10:05 AM
A container on board a ship that cruised through the Middle East and Pakistan before heading to New York Harbor had everyone from Homeland Security to the Port Authority scrambling to make sure there aren't stowaways on board.
A grueling day-long...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 9:17 AM
Updated below with response from Wasserman Schultz' spokesman.
Congressman Allen West is once again going after Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz with unusually strong language.
During a radio talk show interview in Houston on Monday,...
| Oct 15, 2011
| 8:43 PM
(Reuters) - The Obama administration denied a news report on Saturday it had made a final decision to pull almost all U.S. troops out of Iraq by a year-end withdrawal deadline.
The White House and Pentagon both denied an Associated Press report citing...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 11:28 AM
SIRTE, Libya -- Muammar Gaddafi made his final dash for freedom shortly before dawn prayers. Libya's leader, a few dozen loyal bodyguards and the head of his now non-existent army Abu Bakr Younis Jabr, broke out of the two-month siege of his hometown...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 10:16 AM
President Barack Obama said Friday the United States will fulfill its pledge to pull troops out of Iraq by the end of the year.
"As promised, the rest of our troops in Iraq will come home by the end of the year. After nearly nine years, America's war...
| Oct 24, 2011
In 1949, the communist takeover of China was the beginning of another campaign in the U.S.: Who lost China? It went on for years.
The failure to conclude an agreement to maintain U.S. troops in Iraq is already becoming grist for critics to blame the...