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  • 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...
  • Guest list: Michael Lewis, Nancy Pelosi, Richard Thomas

    Guest list: Michael Lewis, Nancy Pelosi, Richard Thomas
    The Sunday morning programs and their guest lists: ABC’s “This Week” looks at the mass shooting at Fort Hood with Rep. John Carter, R-Texas, and former Army Vice Chief of Staff Ret. Gen. Peter Chiarelli. The program airs at 11 a.m....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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-...
  • Mid-Morning Budget Update: The blow-up over teacher evaluations.

     
    Good Morning, Everyone. If you're just tuning in, there's a blow-up in the House right now as the chamber debates a chunk of school code legislation that includes new teacher evaluation standards. Democrats are in a tizzy over the fact......
  • Kirk Douglas on the blacklist: Why Hollywood showed so little courage

     
    Kirk Douglas has written a lively new memoir about one of his greatest triumphs. Titled “I Am Spartacus!” it recounts how Douglas helped break the midcentury anti-communist blacklist by secretly hiring Dalton Trumbo to write “Spartacus,&...
  • AWOL Soldier Sentenced to Life in Fort Hood Bomb Plot

    AWOL Soldier Sentenced to Life in Fort Hood Bomb Plot
    WACO, Tex. -- A U.S. soldier charged with plotting to blow up troops from the nation's largest Army post has been sentenced to life in prison. Naser Jason Abdo was found guilty in May of attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction, attempted murder...
  • Box Office: Big budget 'John Carter,' Eddie Murphy comedy bomb [Updated]

     
    In what is certain to go down as one of the biggest box office flops of the year, the $250-million-plus "John Carter" debuted with a disappointing $30.6 million this weekend. Instead, last weekend's No. 1 film, "Dr. Seuss' The Lorax," claimed the top spot...