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  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: A package from home makes a difference

    In December 1970, 280,000 American troops remained in Vietnam. The scuttlebutt at Khe Shan, the isolated outpost eight miles from the Laotian border, was that the war was winding down. No one actually believed that. The Marines were supporting combat...
  • Malaysia defends search for missing jet as cooperation falters

    Malaysia defends search for missing jet as cooperation falters
    BEIJING -- Malaysian officials are defending their handling of the frustrating search for the Boeing 777 that vanished without a trace on Saturday morning on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. "We have nothing to hide," said acting transportation...
  • Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 search is 'unprecedented,' official says

    BEIJING¬†—¬†Investigators appeared no closer to locating Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Wednesday, as officials defended their handling of the search for the aircraft that went missing five days ago. At the latest count, there were 42 ships and...
  • Search for Malaysia Airlines jet focuses on waters off Vietnam

    Search for Malaysia Airlines jet focuses on waters off Vietnam
    BEIJING — Search-and-rescue teams Thursday zoomed in on shallow waters off the southeastern coast of Vietnam looking for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 after Chinese satellite photos appeared to show large objects floating in the sea. The findings...
  • Irvine drops 'friendship city' plan with Vietnam town amid protest

    Irvine drops 'friendship city' plan with Vietnam town amid protest
    Confronted with nearly 600 protesters upset over a proposal to join Irvine in "friendship" with city of Nha Trang in Vietnam, Irvine City Council members Tuesday night voted to revise their rules for choosing cities to be friends with. After more than...
  • Backlash ends Irvine's plan for 'friendship' with Vietnamese city

    Backlash ends Irvine's plan for 'friendship' with Vietnamese city
    When a city councilman in Irvine dreamed up the idea of forming a relationship with a coastal town in Vietnam, the leaders of this increasingly multicultural community got a quick, decisive lesson in foreign relations. Hundreds of Vietnamese Americans,...
  • Hansen: The guerrilla poet of Laguna Beach

    Hansen: The guerrilla poet of Laguna Beach
    If you ask poet John Gardiner a question, the path to the answer is not a straight line. It's a meandering journey that transports you to mysterious places and events that seem surreal at first, as if you've gone down some rabbit hole. Where else...
  • Review: 'The Unknown Known' ★★★

    Review: 'The Unknown Known' ★★&#9733
    The crucial Rummyism in the life, lexicon and flamboyantly knotty verbiage of former U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld isn't the infamous "known knowns/unknown knowns/known unknowns" briar patch. Rather, it's found in one of Rumsfeld's thousands...
  • The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Who wins, who loses, why it matters

    With President Obama set to arrive Wednesday in Tokyo for a summit with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, thorny issues in the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations will be a key subjects. Here are the basics on the TPP: What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership?...
  • Costly switch? Farm bill moves catfish inspections from FDA to USDA

    Costly switch? Farm bill moves catfish inspections from FDA to USDA
    Everyone knows the story of the fish that got away. Sean O'Scannlain is hoping to avoid such a fate for his pangasius, also known as swai, tra, basa or, erroneously, imported catfish. It might be in your fish and chips or fish tacos. His opponent isn't...
  • J. Robinson Risner dies at 88; leader of Hanoi Hilton prisoners

    The captured fighter pilot had already been through so much at the infamous Hanoi Hilton. He had been beaten up and starved, thrown for months into a dark cell crawling with rats, held immobile with his legs pinned in stocks, and strapped with ropes...