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  • Trudy Rubin: Cheney is up to his old tricks again

    For Dick Cheney, Iraq means never having to say you're sorry. His recent interviews damning President Obama for losing Iraq make him sound as if he's suffering from amnesia. But memory loss has not blotted out his central role in creating the Iraq mess....
  • Obama rules out sending ground troops to Iraq

    As Islamic militants pushed closer to Baghdad, President Obama on Friday ruled out sending American ground troops into Iraq or engaging in any long-term military campaign, saying, "We're not going to allow ourselves to be dragged back in." Obama said he...
  • Revisionist history prevails on Iraq invasion

    So who lost Iraq? The blame game mostly fingers incompetent Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. Or is Barack Obama culpable for pulling out all American troops monitoring the success of the 2007-08 surge? Some still blame George W. Bush for going into...
  • 1994 in the Rose Bowl -- when soccer met Prop. 187

     1994 in the Rose Bowl -- when soccer met Prop. 187
      It's no coincidence that we're observing the 20th anniversaries of the last time the World Cup was played in the United States and of the passage of Proposition 187, the initiative enacted by California voters to withhold public services to anyone...
  • A tip for American farmers: Grow hemp, make money

    After a 77-year break, hemp plants are growing in American soil again. Right now, in fact. If you hear farmers from South Carolina to Hawaii shouting "God bless America," the reason isn't because Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence on...
  • TV This Week June 15-21: 'Masterpiece Mystery!,' 'Rectify' and more

    TV This Week June 15-21: 'Masterpiece Mystery!,' 'Rectify' and more
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 15 - 21, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY Hail to the chief: Former President George H....
  • Same-sex marriage ban in its final moments

    Here's a safe prediction: Florida's same-sex marriage ban is going down. The end could come soon if a Miami-Dade County judge sides with six couples who claim that the ban is unconstitutional. On Wednesday their attorney asked Judge Sarah Zabel to...
  • Howard Baker, man in the middle

    The news that Howard Baker had passed at the age of 88 set off a kaleidoscopic swirl of memories, impressions, recollections and reflections -- so many it was surprising, for he was not a particularly memorable politician, and certainly not a colorful...
  • Tom Zirpoli: Consistency lacking in GOP outrage

    Summarizing a report from the Office of National Intelligence within the Department of Defense, CNN Washington correspondent Jake Tapper noted that before leaving office, the Bush-Cheney administration had released 171 detainees from Guantanamo Bay prison...
  • Thousands of Iraqi Shiites join military to turn back ISIS militants

    Thousands of Iraqi Shiites join military to turn back ISIS militants
    Thousands of young Iraqi Shiite Muslims volunteered for military service Saturday and an American aircraft carrier headed toward the Persian Gulf in efforts to counter the blitz attack by Sunni militants sweeping through Iraq's northern provinces. The...
  • Hillary Clinton's challenges are far bigger than book tour

    Hillary Clinton's challenges are far bigger than book tour
    Hillary Clinton had a rough rollout for her new book and likely presidential quest; there were gaffes, awkward answers and a relatively slow response to criticism. No other would-be presidential contender approaches her stature or public appeal. None,...
  • Why did NBC reportedly pay Chelsea Clinton $600,000 a year?

    Why did NBC reportedly pay Chelsea Clinton $600,000 a year?
    NBC's hiring of Chelsea Clinton as a "special correspondent" in its news division was widely recognized as an exercise in corporate cynicism when it was announced in November 2011.  Now a price tag has been hung on that scandal, with Politico's...