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  • Email suggests Pakistan doesn't want Taliban rule in Afghanistan

     
    REPORTING FROM ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN -- Experts have long theorized that Pakistan’s preferred scenario for a postwar Afghanistan includes the Taliban’s return to power in Kabul. A security think tank’s 2011 email, recently reported by...
  • Iran 'sanitizing' suspected nuclear test site, think tank says

     
    Iran has razed two buildings and bulldozed earth away from a site at the Parchin military complex where international nuclear watchdogs suspect a test of nuclear weapons explosives was carried out in 2003, a Washington think tank has alleged, based on...
  • Taxmaggedon’s toll, by district

     
    Just how much more will Americans pay, by congressional district, if Congress allows the current tax cuts on individuals and businesses to expire at the end of the year, and new tax hikes associated with health care reform to kick in? This worst-case...
  • Mali asks international court to investigate alleged war crimes

     
    Mali asks the International Criminal Court to investigate war crimes by rebels: Mali's government has requested the International Criminal Court at the Hague to investigate possible war crimes by Tuareg and Al Qaeda linked Islamic rebels, Ansar Dine,...
  • Professor accused in murder plot: 'Daddy was so sad'

     
    In emails addressed to his wife, the UC Irvine professor accused of setting fires and plotting mass murder at his son's high school said he was "eaten away by sadness" after the teenager's suicide....
  • Katherine Jackson reinstated as guardian of grandchildren

     
    A Superior Court judge reinstated Michael Jackson's mother as guardian of his children Thursday after saying a court investigation found that she was doing "a wonderful job."...
  • Miley Cyrus not home during hoax kidnapping, shooting call

     
    Miley Cyrus hoax: No one was around at the Studio City home of singer and actress Miley Cyrus on Wednesday evening when Los Angeles police descended on the residence in response to what they thought was a potential shooting and hostage situation....
  • Convicted murderer chronicled in Times series closer to freedom

     
    Convicted murderer John Paul Madrona, profiled in a Times series chronicling life inside a state prison hospice, has taken a step toward freedom after a two-person panel from the parole board pronounced him ready to leave....
  • Obama Faces A Challenge In Defining His Aims In Libya

    Obama Faces A Challenge In Defining His Aims In Libya
    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."...
  • Talking With ... Steve Ballou: A think tank for execs

    Talking With ... Steve Ballou: A think tank for execs
    Steve Ballou of Oviedo, director of the research hub for IBM's Institute for Business Value. It's part of IBM Global Business Services, which develops strategic insights for executives in specific industries. He spoke recently with technology reporter...
  • Newport News redevelopment plans: Will $14 million in taxpayer funds revitalize the Southeast community?

    Newport News redevelopment plans: Will $14 million in taxpayer funds revitalize the Southeast community?
    NEWPORT NEWS — The city is so far spending $14 million of taxpayer dollars to redevelop a 12-block section of the Southeast Community, a neighborhood that struggles with crime and blight. City officials said even more city tax money will be spent...
  • Cheryl Hillen of Tolland has quietly raised millions for right-wing groups

    Cheryl Hillen of Tolland has quietly raised millions for right-wing groups
    Cheryl Hillen has raised millions of dollars for shadowy right-wing advocacy organizations. She's been linked to billionaire conservatives Charles and David Koch in national news stories. She's a fundraiser and adviser for groups that teachers' unions...