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  • International aid workers arrive to assist in Japan earthquake rescue efforts

    Emergency responders have streamed into Japan to aid rescue efforts after the historic magnitude 8.9 earthquake and associated tsunami. Two teams from Doctors Without Borders arrived by helicopter in Japan's Miyagi prefecture Saturday and traveled to the...
  • Japan's nuclear crisis widens

    Japan's nuclear crisis widens
    A fresh explosion rocked a crippled nuclear complex as rescuers from around the world converged on Japan's devastated earthquake zone, searching for survivors and ministering to the sick and hungry. With the death toll expected to ultimately reach the...
  • Here's what ACC teams are trying to accomplish during spring practice

    BOSTON COLLEGE Practice opened: March 15. Spring game: April 16. Key losses: OT Anthony Castonzo, DE Alex Albright, LB Mark Herzlich, DT Damik Scafe, CB DeLeon Gause, OG Thomas Claiborne, OT Rich Lapham, WR Ifeanyi Momah, DE Brad Newman, RB James...
  • Isolated and angry amid Fukushima nuclear crisis

    Isolated and angry amid Fukushima nuclear crisis
    An awful realization is setting in for those trapped in the vicinity of the crippled Fukushima nuclear complex: People are afraid to help them. Residents describe spooky scenes of municipal cars driving down near-empty streets telling people to stay...
  • Reps talk of aiding Mideast

    While the role of the United States in Libya is dominating the news, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) are also keeping an eye on foreign policy elsewhere. Sherman has zeroed in on what he perceives as significant holes in...
  • The secret of foreign aid

    The secret of foreign aid
    As Congress redoubles its efforts to cut expenditures from the federal budget, many worthy programs face the chopping block. Austerity means fewer federal highway projects, after-school programs and Social Security cost-of-living increases. Yet, some...
  • Costa Mesa business owners accused of illegally supplying to Iran

    COSTA MESA — Federal authorities have charged two men who own a Costa Mesa computer company with illegally exporting millions of dollars of computer-related goods to Iran. Massoud "Matt" Habibion and Mohsen "Max" Motamedian co-own Online Micro LLC,...
  • Hold coaches, athletic directors accountable

    Hold coaches, athletic directors accountable
    It's a drearily familiar cycle: Successful colleges coaches sail away from one job to another, leaving in their wake a university with a tarnished reputation and an athletic program facing multiple NCAA sanctions. Take John Calipari, former coach at...
  • Madame Nhu dies at 86; flashy, sharp-tongued former South Vietnam dignitary

    Madame Nhu dies at 86; flashy, sharp-tongued former South Vietnam dignitary
    In 40 A.D., the fabled Trung sisters rode elephants into battle to free Vietnam from its Chinese invaders. Nearly 2,000 years later, Ngo Dinh Nhu fancied herself a modern-day Trung, defending her country against communist rebels and American imperialists....
  • Doyle McManus: Al Qaeda's very bad year

    Doyle McManus: Al Qaeda's very bad year
    Al Qaeda is having a very bad year. And from the terrorists' standpoint, the death of Osama bin Laden isn't even the worst of it. The biggest potential blow is the spread of democratic politics in the Arab world. If it succeeds, Al Qaeda will be...
  • Best U.S. foreign policy move: Bring troops home

    The Sun's coverage of turmoil in the Osama bin Laden raid, including the profile of Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger ("Keeping our secrets safe," May 4), was well done. I found especially mirthful Rep. Ruppersberger's rather quaint notion that all future...