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  • Maybe Andre Ethier should check to see if Elba is still available

    Maybe Andre Ethier should check to see if Elba is still available
    Poor Andre Ethier, we knew him well. Hope he enjoys his next stop in Houston, or Siberia, or Guantanamo Bay, or wherever he’s headed. If you’re a Dodger, there are just certain things in life you never do. You don’t take the last plate...
  • America can't guarantee that we won't engage in torture if we don't examine the past

    America can't guarantee that we won't engage in torture if we don't examine the past
    Yes, America. We tortured. And it was illegal, abhorrent and cruel. How can we ignore the facts? How can we fail to demand that the full and complete truth be provided to us? Earlier this year, those of us who follow such news of the intelligence...
  • U.S. delays Miranda rights for captured Al Qaeda operative

    U.S. delays Miranda rights for captured Al Qaeda operative
    WASHINGTON — The Al Qaeda terrorist suspect known as Abu Anas al Liby has the right to remain silent under U.S. law, but none of his American interrogators have told him that yet, U.S. officials say. The 49-year-old Libyan was grabbed by U.S....
  • Libyan terror suspect arrives in N.Y. to face trial in embassy attack

    Libyan terror suspect arrives in N.Y. to face trial in embassy attack
    NEW YORK--Nine days after U.S. forces nabbed him in a secret raid in Libya, the terrorism suspect known as Abu Amas al Liby has arrived in New York to face charges in the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in Africa and could make his first court appearance...
  • Libyan terrorism suspect to appear before judge in New York

    WASHINGTON — U.S. prosecutors say they will bring a captured Libyan terrorism suspect before a judge in New York on Tuesday in a test of the Obama administration's stepped-up effort to use criminal trials, not drone strikes and military prisons,...
  • Palmdale boy has unexpected visitor on the playground

    Palmdale boy has unexpected visitor on the playground
    Six-year-old Joseph Bonner cried frequently in school. He struggled through tears to write his ABCs. He broke down on the playground. He wept when his pencil broke. He could barely get through a school day, his mother and teacher said. The typically...
  • Obama to nominate former Pentagon lawyer as Homeland Security chief

    Obama to nominate former Pentagon lawyer as Homeland Security chief
    WASHINGTON – President Obama plans to nominate former top Pentagon lawyer Jeh Johnson to be secretary of Homeland Security, a senior administration official confirmed Thursday. Obama is expected to make the announcement Friday afternoon at the...
  • Durbin stands by slam on GOP

    Durbin stands by slam on GOP
    WASHINGTON — The White House on Wednesday disputed Sen. Dick Durbin's assertion that a House Republican leader insulted President Barack Obama while negotiating with the president over the partial government shutdown. But Durbin, an Illinoisan who...
  • Al Qaeda leader vows to free Muslims from U.S. prisons, Guantanamo

    Al Qaeda leader vows to free Muslims from U.S. prisons, Guantanamo
    Al Qaeda leader Ayman Zawahiri has vowed in a video released Wednesday to break out Muslim prisoners from U.S. penitentiaries and the heavily fortified compound for terrorist suspects at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The blustery threat to retaliate for U.S....
  • Feinstein and Durbin: How to close Gitmo

    Feinstein and Durbin: How to close Gitmo
    The detention facility on our military base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is holding 166 individuals. Most of them have been there a decade or more. Operating Guantanamo costs about $450 million a year — or about $2.7 million a detainee, according to...
  • Prison design faces judgment

    It might be the most carefully hidden building boom in American architectural history. Over the last 40 years, beginning with strict drug-sentencing laws introduced in 1973 by New York Gov. Nelson Rockefeller and quickly copied around the country, the...