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  • Lawmakers who led push for Purple Hearts for Fort Hood survivors will attend ceremony

    WASHINGTON Victims of the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood will receive the Purple Heart and its civilian counterpart, the Medal for the Defense of Freedom, in a ceremony Friday at Fort Hood. Texas lawmakers who led the push in Congress to award the...
  • New Secret Service chief is grilled by lawmakers, asks for patience

    When President Obama named Joseph Clancy as the permanent director of the Secret Service last month, the White House cited the credibility he had earned among the agency’s workforce through a 27-year career there. Clancy’s insider standing...
  • '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

    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-...
  • 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'

    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

    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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Movie Projector: Few signs of life for pricey fantasy 'John Carter'

     
    "John Carter," Walt Disney Studios’ $250-million science fiction epic, looks to have a star-crossed weekend at the box office. As a result, it seems likely that last weekend's No. 1, the animated 3-D film "Dr. Seuss' The Lorax," will take the top...