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  • Chuck Hagel, under pressure, resigns as defense secretary

    Chuck Hagel, under pressure, resigns as defense secretary
    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel resigned on Monday, leaving under pressure as President Barack Obama faces critical national security challenges, including fighting Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and revising plans to exit Afghanistan. It was the first...
  • Obama will nominate Ashton Carter as Defense secretary, officials say

    Obama will nominate Ashton Carter as Defense secretary, officials say
    President Obama is expected to nominate Ashton Carter, a physicist with extensive experience in the Pentagon’s leadership, as secretary of Defense to replace Chuck Hagel, according to administration officials. If confirmed by the Senate, Carter...
  • Obama appears to be seeking a more forceful Defense secretary

    Obama appears to be seeking a more forceful Defense secretary
    As he searches for his fourth Defense secretary in six years, President Obama appears to be looking for a more forceful, articulate military leader to navigate the tough but limited wars that are likely to consume much of his final two years in office....
  • Chuck Hagel got a bum rap

    Goodbye, Chuck Hagel: We hardly knew ye! Perhaps there wasn't much to know. Or perhaps you contain hidden depths. Who can say? For almost two years, you seemed barely there, an irascible half-presence in the Pentagon's E ring. Soon you won't be there at...
  • Obama asserts 'no boots on the ground,' but others dissent

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama's firm determination that no more American combat forces will be introduced in the Middle East battlefield may well thwart his intention to "degrade and ultimately destroy" the new threat of the Islamic State in Iraq and...
  • Gary Sinise, Alan Greenspan: Sunday guests

    Gary Sinise, Alan Greenspan: Sunday guests
    The Sunday morning guest list: The headliner on ABC's "This Week" will be Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The program starts at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. The panel will be Van Jones, co-host of CNN's...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Hell On Wheels' on AMC

    Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Hell On Wheels' on AMC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 24 - 30, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Cedar Cove In this new episode Justine (Sarah...
  • With Control Of Senate In The Balance, CT Senators Help Colleagues

    With Control Of Senate In The Balance, CT Senators Help Colleagues
    WASHINGTON — Sen. Richard Blumenthal reached out to his supporters this week asking them for campaign cash — not for his campaign, but for that of Sen. Al Franken, a Minnesota Democrat. Although Franken is a former Saturday Night Live...
  • Durbin urges Hospira not to flee U.S.

    Durbin urges Hospira not to flee U.S.
    Sen. Dick Durbin has a new target as he tries to halt American firms from moving corporate headquarters overseas to cut their tax bills: Hospira, a Lake Forest-based company that makes injectable drugs and infusion products. The Democrat from Illinois...
  • Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Hell on Wheels' on AMC

    Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Hell on Wheels' on AMC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 10 - 16, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Cedar Cove In this new episode, Olivia (Andie...
  • Woodward, Bernstein on 'Face the Nation'; Carter Ham on 'This Week'

    Woodward, Bernstein on 'Face the Nation'; Carter Ham on 'This Week'
    The guest list this weekend on Sunday morning programs: ABC's "This Week” talks to retired Army Gen. Carter Ham about the crisis in Iraq at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. Other guests are medical missionary Dr. Frank Glover Jr. and Robin Sanders,...