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  • In the Wake of the Web

    In the Wake of the Web
    Quick, digital-only thoughts from In the Wake of the News columnist David Haugh.   For openers:   Lovie Smith fancies himself a Father Flanagan among football coaches. He considers saving souls and offering second chances to guys like Richie Incognito...
  • Women's Equality Day: A call to action [Commentary]

    On Aug. 26, 1920, Congress certified passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing all women citizens the right to vote. The jubilant day — since proclaimed "Women's Equality Day" — climaxed a long persistent half-...
  • Family credits Qatar for securing U.S. journalist's release in Syria

    An American journalist and author who spent almost two years in the hands of Al Qaeda-linked captors in Syria was released Sunday after a successful negotiation for which his family credits the Qatari ruling family. Exactly what, if anything, was...
  • Obama woos veterans with mental health care, military home loans

    Obama woos veterans with mental health care, military home loans
    President Barack Obama sought to make amends with veterans on Tuesday, announcing steps to expand their access to mental health care and an initiative with financial firms to lower home loan costs for military families. The president was embarrassed...
  • Obama weighs national monument status for San Gabriels

    Obama weighs national monument status for San Gabriels
    President Obama is considering a plan to designate the San Gabriel Mountains a national monument, an action intended to address crowding and pollution, and enhance recreational opportunities for a range that lies within an hour's drive for 10 million...
  • Missouri case spurs talk of body cameras for police

    ST. LOUIS The encounter in Ferguson that ended with a police officer fatally shooting unarmed teenager Michael Brown has spurred police departments in the St. Louis area to do some deep soul-searching. Many hope to avoid the uncertainty of chaotic...
  • Rep. Tom Rice of SC is the man behind GOP's Obama lawsuit

    WASHINGTON Behind the tangled web of partisanship surrounding Republicans' impending lawsuit against President Barack Obama, the quiet architect of the GOP's assault on Pennsylvania Avenue has all but disappeared from the spotlight. South Carolina...
  • Mailbag: Stop running commentaries from political candidates

    I am sick and tired of the Daily Pilot printing commentaries written by candidates for public office. The Pilot and, I assume, its sister newspapers are providing free campaign platforms to these candidates. Newport Beach Councilman Keith Curry has...
  • US sends mixed messages over potential military operations in Syria

    ISTANBUL The Syrian government on Monday warned the United States against launching unilateral attacks against the Islamic State extremist group on its territory, but Washington said it wouldn't seek the Assad regime's permission to defend American lives....
  • U.S. prepares military options in Syria against Islamic State

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is preparing military options, including surveillance flights, to pressure Islamic State in Syria, U.S. officials said on Monday, but they cautioned no decision had been made to expand U.S. action beyond the...
  • Biden to lend support to Brown

    Biden to lend support to Brown
    WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden will attend a fundraiser for Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's campaign for governor on Tuesday, the White House said late Monday. The small event, with about 25 attendees, will take place at the Powerhouse, a former...