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  • Democrats caught between Obama, Netanyahu on speech

    Jewish House Democrats personally offered Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a chance to lower the political temperature after he accepted a Republican invitation to speak to Congress next week on Iran — a less provocative, closed-door...
  • Fort Hood victims to receive Purple Hearts after Army deems 2009 attack an act of terrorism

    Purple Hearts will be awarded to victims of the shooting rampage at Fort Hood that left 13 people dead and more than two dozen wounded in 2009, the Army said Friday in a decision that many said was long overdue. The honor is bestowed on troops wounded in...
  • Fort Hood shooting victims will receive military honors

    WASHINGTON After a hard-fought battle by lawmakers, the U.S. Army announced Friday that the victims of the Fort Hood shootings in 2009 will receive Purple Heart medals and the civilian equivalent, the Defense of Freedom awards, and the benefits that...
  • Republicans challenging Obama on immigration fail in third try

    WASHINGTON Senate Republicans failed for the third time to advance a bill reversing President Barack Obama's immigration orders as they try to wear down Democratic lawmakers who are unified against it. The 52-47 vote on Thursday, with 60 required to...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Lucky in Love'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Lucky in Love'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 6 - 12, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Rake In this new episode, Keegan (Greg...
  • Congressmen at Ft. Hood hear stories of 'resilience and bravery'

    KILLEEN, Texas -- Two Texas congressmen, one of whom represents the Ft. Hood area, on Saturday met with survivors of this week's shooting on the base and later shared stories of heroism and sacrifice. "Wednesday's shooting brought the stress and...
  • Hero of 2009 Ft. Hood rampage calls for arming soldiers on base

    WASHINGTON — The Ft. Hood shootings are stoking debate over whether Congress should repeal a two-decade-old ban on carrying personal firearms on military bases, a policy designed to protect military personnel against accidental or indiscriminate...
  • Painful questions arise in aftermath of Ft. Hood shooting

    Painful questions arise in aftermath of Ft. Hood shooting
    KILLEEN, Texas — Beyond the mystifying question of why a person goes on a rampage to kill innocent people, residents of this military town have to deal with an even more vexing one: Why does it keep happening to them? "There's a psychological toll...
  • Immigration overhaul set back; two GOP lawmakers abandon talks

    WASHINGTON – Hopes for a sweeping immigration overhaul suffered another serious setback Friday, when two key Republican lawmakers ended their collaboration with a bipartisan House working group. Reps. John Carter (R-Texas) and Sam Johnson (R-...
  • 'A little yellow ribbon is not going to stop them'

    'A little yellow ribbon is not going to stop them'
    WASHINGTON — Nothing was going to stop Jack Poitras from playing taps at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Wednesday, not even the National Park Police. "I said, 'I am willing to be arrested,'" the Vietnam veteran from Missouri recalled. He had...
  • Coffee-table books

    Coffee-table books
    Art Nouveau Norbert Wolf Prestel, $75 The Art Nouveau movement covered it all — decorative arts, architecture, fashion, dance, advertising and more — and this book seeks to restore the movement's prominence in the discussion of modern art....