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  • Inspectors visit 11 chemical weapons sites in Syria

    BEIRUT — Inspectors have visited almost half of Syria's declared chemical weapons sites as part of an ambitious plan to destroy the nation’s lethal stockpiles, an international watchdog agency said Wednesday. A team of experts in Syria has...
  • Making peace with war

    What if we had politicians who believed in the abolition of war with as much passion as the Republican right believes in the abolition of taxes? For me, the question that immediately follows is: What kind of politics draws power from resources other than...
  • JPL climatologist says sea level rise is 'unequivocal proof' of greenhouse gases

    It's a climate puzzle that has vexed scientists for more than a decade and added fuel to the arguments of those who insist man-made global warming is a myth. Since just before the start of the 21st century, the Earth's average global surface...
  • Iran's nuclear resolve fueled by Iraq's chemical assault in war

    TEHRAN — Shahriyar Khatri was among many here welcoming news that this year's Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, the international agency that oversees a global ban on toxic armaments. "I'm...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: 'The White Queen' on Starz

     Saturday's TV Highlights: 'The White Queen' on Starz
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 20 - 26, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES The White Queen In failing health...
  • Brussels: The would-be capital of Europe

    Last October, the Nobel Peace Prize was given to 500 million people who have, for the last 65 years, made a conscious decision to live together in peace and harmony: the European Union (EU). In the words of the Nobel Committee, "The EU has helped to...
  • Europe bails itself out, for now

    PARIS -- The latest, and 20th, European "summit" meeting, held last week in Brussels, was symbolically a defeat for Germany's Angela Merkel, who agreed that Europe's permanent bailout fund could directly recapitalize certain troubled euro-zone banks after...
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

    Thumbs up to the University of Connecticut, the greenest school in the nation. The Sierra Club recognized UConn as the No. 1 "Coolest School" for offering hundreds of sustainability-related classes, slashing water use, retrofitting buildings and serving...
  • Scandals in China intensify possible Communist Party crisis

    PARIS -- Events suggest that the long-overdue crisis of China's Communist Party has arrived. Evidence is provided by the affair of the Chinese police chief who tried to defect to the United States and was turned away, the sensational murder of the...
  • A trapped Obama should stop digging a deeper hole

    WASHINGTON -- Barack Obama's presidential tenure has been marked by a rather naive supposition that his persuasive powers and the justice of his positions can overcome objections in both domestic and foreign policy, and eventually carry the day. How else...
  • Obama frozen in angst as Middle East violence deepens

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama, in a sea of foreign policy troubles, accepted his leadership responsibilities in a CNN interview last week while lamenting the complexity of these challenges. He noted the old Harry Truman dictum that "the buck stops" in...