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  • Miami Hurricanes should be insulted by the odds against them

    Miami Hurricanes should be insulted by the odds against them
    It is not a shock to open a paper to find Florida State listed as a 22-point favorite. The Seminoles (7-0) are No. 3 in the Bowl Championship Series standings and have defeated their last three opponents by a combined score of 163-31. Florida State is...
  • Is China copying the old imperial Japan?

    In the 1920s, Japan began to translate its growing economic might -- after a prior 50-year crash course in Western capitalism and industrialization -- into formidable military power. At first, few of its possible rivals seemed to care. America and...
  • History channel will look at 'World Wars' with six-part series

    History channel will look at 'World Wars' with six-part series
    History's next big miniseries will be titled "World Wars," and as the name suggests, it'll be looking at the 30-year span of time that saw World War I and World War II. History announced the project Wednesday and revealed that the six-part series will...
  • It could have been worse

    The good thing about our president's talk at the Justice Department last week is that it was mainly talk. Its subject: How to limit the National Security Agency -- or maybe just national security. Thankfully, he didn't actually do anything to abolish that...
  • History casts doubt upon non-aggression pact with Iran

    According to our recently proposed treaty with the Iranian government, Iran keeps much of its nuclear program while agreeing to slow its path to weapons-grade enrichment. The Iranians also get crippling economic sanctions lifted. The agreement is not...
  • Verdugo Views: The wartime gap in the Rose Parade's history

     Verdugo Views: The wartime gap in the Rose Parade's history
    The city of Glendale is finalizing its 100th entry in the Tournament of Roses Parade on Jan. 1. The first float was entered in 1911. But that was more than 100 years ago, right? Read on to find one reason for the disparity. Except for the World War II...
  • James Ellroy returns to the 1940s in new four-book series

    James Ellroy returns to the 1940s in new four-book series
    James Ellroy is returning to the scene of the crime his greatest literary success, the 1940s, in a new four-book series. Ellroy's agency Sobel-Weber has the news: The lead title is "Perfidia" and is coming in fall 2014 from Knopf. Ellroy hit the big...
  • Winston Churchill bust headed for U.S. Capitol

    Winston Churchill bust headed for U.S. Capitol
    WASHINGTON — So what if the British burned the U.S. Capitol? That was way back during the War of 1812. A bust of Winston Churchill is headed there, 50 years after the legendary British statesman was granted honorary U.S. citizenship. The bust...
  • Dr. Ben Carson sinks to a new low

    In 1865, American slavery ended with the Confederate surrender at Appomattox Courthouse and the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment. Since that time, these things have happened: In 1871, fire destroyed the city of Chicago. In 1896, the Supreme Court...
  • The shipyard's last battleship signaled the end of an era

    The shipyard's last battleship signaled the end of an era
    Newport News shipbuilders marked the end of an era when they laid down the keel of the yard's last battleship on Nov. 20, 1939. Called the "longest, widest and luckiest" by the men who built it, the USS Indiana was the 14th and final ship in a long line...
  • Troops' Spiritual Side One Key To Psychological Health

    This week, a deeply troubled Navy reservist got himself killed during a murderous shootout in Washington, D.C. Last year, suicides caused more deaths in the U.S. military than active combat around the world. Something must be terribly wrong. To help...
  • Defense companies land $500M in deals

    Defense companies land $500M in deals
    Before the now-notorious partial government shutdown took hold, the Pentagon awarded hundreds of millions of dollars in contracts to Central Florida defense contractors, according to Defense Department records. Overall, figures indicate the military...