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  • Watch live: Obama addresses the nation on Syria

    Watch live: Obama addresses the nation on Syria
    President Obama is scheduled to address the nation at 6 p.m. PDT Tuesday to explain his administration’s response to a reported chemical weapons attack in Syria. Although the speech was originally planned to sell the idea of punitive military...
  • An iffy situation

     
    Wednesday's print column Hypothetically speaking, speculation might help What if we attack Syria? What if we don't? These are the biggest "what if?" questions on the planet right now. Yet the White House team tasked with handling them is showing......
  • Rep. Henry Waxman to retire from Congress

    Rep. Henry Waxman to retire from Congress
    WASHINGTON — Rep. Henry A. Waxman, whose legislative record has made him one of the country’s most influential liberal lawmakers for four decades, announced Thursday that he will retire from his Westside seat, the latest in a wave of...
  • Letters: Rep. McKeon can't have it both ways

    Re "Patt Morrison Asks: Howard 'Buck' McKeon," Opinion, Sept. 18 Patt Morrison notes that Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon's (R-Santa Clarita) "campaigns have benefited from the district's aerospace and defense industries." So when he asks for better funding...
  • U.S. military investing heavily in Africa

    WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has begun a burst of spending in Africa, expanding its main base on the continent and investing in air facilities, flight services, telecommunications and electrical upgrades as the U.S. military deepens its footprint in...
  • Navy cancels $200 million in contracts with firm amid port scandal

    Navy cancels $200 million in contracts with firm amid port scandal
    The Navy has canceled more than $200 million in contracts with a Singapore-based company at the center of a spiraling scandal involving accusations of bribery and leaking of confidential information. The Navy terminated "for cause" three contracts worth...
  • Presidential candidate Mitt Romney to visit Indy in late August

    Presidential candidate Mitt Romney to visit Indy in late August
    Republican presidential candidate Gov. Mitt Romney will visit Indianapolis in late August to address the American Legion’s national convention. The American Legion confirmed the Aug. 29 appearance, which will be the organization’s 94th...
  • Military Treatment Of Women Enters New Era

    Late last year, the Air Force began a sweep through its installations around the world looking for items that fell into the broad category of "unprofessional." The investigations found more than 32,000 such treasures. Not a small number of the offending...
  • Sexual assaults in military: 'Little monsters' now in charge

    Sexual assaults in military: 'Little monsters' now in charge
    Paula Coughlin was grocery shopping in Jacksonville, Fla., when I caught up with her on the phone this week. If anyone has an interesting perspective on the U.S. military’s absurd inability to deal with sexual assault, it’s Coughlin. She is...
  • 1st District: Wittman values relationships

    When he's not roaming the halls of Congress or listening to voters in his district, U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Westmoreland, enjoys a good hunting trip. He loads up his pickup truck with one of his yellow labs and heads to a favorite spot near his home in...
  • Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's second in command killed, Yemen says

    Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's second in command killed, Yemen says
    Yemeni forces have killed Said al-Shihri, second in command of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, the Yemeni Defense Ministry said Monday. An official military website cited a senior source saying al-Shihri was killed in an operation in Hadramawt Valley....
  • Yemen: Al Qaeda No. 2 Leader Killed

    Yemen: Al Qaeda No. 2 Leader Killed
    Yemeni forces have killed Said al-Shihri, second in command of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, the Yemeni Defense Ministry said Monday. A Yemeni government official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said officials are waiting for DNA confirmation....