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  • Syria's turmoil is internal, but meddling could inflame Middle East

    PARIS -- The unclarified mystery about the struggle in Syria is what it is all about. Did it begin in repercussion to the Arab uprisings elsewhere? Or is there a sinister external explanation? Who began it? The story commonly offered is that children...
  • Theater review: '9 Parts of Desire'

    Theater review: '9 Parts of Desire'
    Is it that daunting to be a woman? As a man, maybe I can't fully grasp the tangled emotions of guilt, courage, exhilaration, cynicism and terror of the nine women of "9 Parts of Desire." But the actresses depicting women who have all been affected by...
  • Sources: Obama Authorized Secret Support for Syrian Rebels

    Sources: Obama Authorized Secret Support for Syrian Rebels
    WASHINGTON, DC -- President Barack Obama has signed a covert directive authorizing U.S. support for Syrian rebels battling President Bashar al-Assad's forces, U.S. officials told CNN on Wednesday. The secret order, referred to as an intelligence...
  • Crow delivers perfect folksy bluegrass

    Crow delivers perfect folksy bluegrass
    Nine-time Grammy winner Sheryl Crow performed at the Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa Wednesday evening, treating a near-sold out crowd to 80 minutes in folk-rock heaven. Opening act Honey Honey — a cross between KT Tunstall, the Civil Wars,...
  • It was a witch hunt at Penn State

    It was a witch hunt at Penn State
    In the past 10 days, analogies have been made linking Joe Paterno to Adolf Hitler, Saddam Hussein and the Devil. Who's next, bin Laden? We have seen a witch hunt, and Paterno, the man who in large part made Penn State a national university, has been...
  • Lawrence S. Eagleburger dies at 80; former secretary of State

    Lawrence S. Eagleburger, the wisecracking, chain-smoking diplomat who charmed both Republicans and Democrats, handled tense assignments during the first Persian Gulf War and rose up the ranks to become secretary of State toward the end of President George...
  • Christopher Hitchens dies at 62; engaging, enraging author and essayist

    Christopher Hitchens dies at 62; engaging, enraging author and essayist
    Christopher Hitchens, the engaging and enraging British-American author and essayist whose polemical writings on religion, politics, war and other provocations established him as one of his generation's most robust public intellectuals, has died. He was...
  • Sarkis Soghanalian dies at 82; international weapons dealer

    Sarkis Soghanalian dies at 82; international weapons dealer
    Sarkis Soghanalian, an international weapons broker who was nicknamed "The Merchant of Death" for selling arms to dictators on behalf of the United States, died Oct. 5 at a hospital in Hialeah, Fla. He was 82. The cause was heart failure, said his son,...
  • Teaching students about 9/11 presents challenges

    Teaching students about 9/11 presents challenges
    It's third period at Lawrence Middle School in Chatsworth, and social studies teacher Brent Smiley has exactly 50 minutes to cover 9/11. He asks for memories; few of the eighth-graders have any since they were just 2 or 3 years old when the terrorists...
  • Demands of war take toll on troops, families

    Demands of war take toll on troops, families
    Lucas Wallek was toiling at the family farm in Alice, Texas, when he decided to enlist in the Marine Corps, partly out of patriotism, partly from a desire to leave the familiar terrain of sagebrush and oil fields. Through two tours of duty in Iraq,...
  • Gen. John M. Shalikashvili dies at 75; former Joint Chiefs chairman

    Gen. John M. Shalikashvili dies at 75; former Joint Chiefs chairman
    Retired Army Gen. John M. Shalikashvili, who became the first foreign-born chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and guided military and humanitarian efforts in the post-Cold War era of the 1990s, has died. He was 75. Shalikashvili died Saturday...