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  • 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...
  • Iraq still operating secret torture site, rights group says

     
    A clandestine jail and alleged torture site under the control of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki continues to operate more than a year after the government ordered it shut down, Human Rights Watch claims in a report being released Tuesday....
  • Raghad Saddam Hussein shopping her father's book manuscript

     
    Saddam Hussein's daughter Raghad Saddam Hussein is said to be looking for an international publisher for the handwritten memoir of her deposed father, who was executed in 2006....
  • Vatican: Christians expelled from war-torn Syrian town

     
    Much of the Christian population of the besieged Syrian city of Qusair has abandoned the town after an “ultimatum” from the rebel military chief there, reports Agenzia Fides, the official Vatican news agency....
  • Ex-Marine guilty of smuggling AK-47, possibly from Hussein's guards

     
    A former U.S. Marine from Southern California could face up to ten years in federal prison after being convicted of illegal possession of a chrome-plated AK-47 machine gun that authorities say he smuggled back from a tour of duty in Iraq and may have...
  • A sequel to a nightmare for Iraqi refugees living in Syria

     
    For some Iraqi refugees living in Syria, it feels like a sequel to a nightmare. Tens of thousands of Iraqis fled to Syria during the brutal sectarian war that followed the U.S.-led ouster of Saddam Hussein. Syria beckoned as a haven of religious...
  • Farrakhan condemns killing of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi

    Farrakhan condemns killing of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi
    Controversial Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan condemned the killing of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi on Tuesday, warning that America and other western powers will soon face severe consequences for their support of the uprising that led to...
  • Dick Cheney, always wrong

    He said Saddam Hussein had "reconstituted nuclear weapons."  He said Saddam was working with al-Qaida. He predicted U.S. troops occupying Iraq would be "greeted as liberators." Six months in to the occupation, after things went bad, he said there was...
  • Book review: 'Decision Points' by George W. Bush

    Book review: 'Decision Points' by George W. Bush
    The first great American autobiographies both appeared in the 19th century, were born of conflict and written by public men — "The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass" and "The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant." Since then, what we might...
  • Book review: 'Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family' by Condoleezza Rice

    Book review: 'Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family' by Condoleezza Rice
    As national security advisor and then secretary of State to President George W. Bush, Condoleezza Rice never displayed any doubt or admitted any errors in the White House decisions that led to war in Iraq. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD:...
  • Army vet Patrick Murphy: We're all Americans again today

     
    Former U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, the first Iraq War veteran in Congress, never toured in Afghanistan, but he understands the emotions of achieving a mission nearly a decade in the making. In a brief phone interview, Murphy shared his thoughts......