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  • Commentary: We must invest in engineering, defense

    America avoided one catastrophe this summer when Congress raised the debt ceiling and averted the first default in U.S. history. But another calamity is waiting in the wings. The failure of the budget "supercommittee" puts in motion a trillion dollars...
  • U.S. Withdrawal From Iraq: Eight Years Worth Of Stuff

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At the peak of the United States's war in Iraq, the U.S. military had more than 170,000 troops, 500 bases replete with tents and toilets, kitchens and motor pools, and an airline that flew hundreds of times a day across the country....
  • Briefly In the News

    Irvine official to speak at Conservancy dinner The Laguna Canyon Conservancy will host Beth Krom, mayor pro tem of Irvine and chairwoman of the Orange County Great Park Corp., at its monthly dinner meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at Tivoli Terrace. Krom will...
  • At Ft. Bragg, Obama welcomes troops home from Iraq

    At Ft. Bragg, Obama welcomes troops home from Iraq
    President Obama celebrated the soldiers who fought the Iraq war on Wednesday, marking the fulfillment of a campaign promise to bring home all U.S. forces following a nearly nine-year conflict that killed more than 4,400 U.S. soldiers. "So as your...
  • Drop the 'two-war' plan

    Drop the 'two-war' plan
    As defense strategists at the Pentagon carry out their review of how to make roughly $400 billion in cuts over 10 years, and Congress considers the possibility of reductions twice as large as required by the supercommittee's failure to reach agreement,...
  • U.S. brings Iraq war to an end

    U.S. brings Iraq war to an end
    Flying over Iraq this week, Maryland National Guard Col. David W. Carey surveyed miles and miles of emptiness. Where 500 U.S. bases once housed as many as 170,000 troops, the American military footprint had shrunk to two bases and 4,000 soldiers —...
  • 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...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for partly sunny skies with a high temperature around 49 degrees. The low temperature is expected to be around 36 degrees tonight. TRAFFIC Here are today's morning traffic issues. FROM LAST NIGHT... Teen boy killed when...
  • 'Lone-Wolf' Suspect Arraigned On Terrorism Charges

    'Lone-Wolf' Suspect Arraigned On Terrorism Charges
    An accused terrorist was arraigned late Sunday in a Manhattan courthouse on charges he conspired to commit crimes of terrorism. Some of the charges lodged against Jose Pimentel, 27, include first-degree criminal possession of a weapon as a crime of...
  • 'Lone Wolf' NYC Bomb Plot Suspect Due Back In Court On Friday

    'Lone Wolf' NYC Bomb Plot Suspect Due Back In Court On Friday
    A man described as a homegrown terrorist is behind bars accused of plotting to bomb post offices, police cars and a police station in Bayonne, New Jersey. Cops say 27-year-old Jose Pimentel of Hamilton Heights was arrested Saturday as he was about to...
  • Home for Christmas

    Home for Christmas
    This week, the last U.S. combat troops left Iraq. After more than eight years of fighting an ill-conceived, inexcusably prolonged war made more devastating by official ineptitude and hubris, America's soldiers are coming home for Christmas. The nation...