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  • US says Iran far off from a working nuke, others differ

    One burning question in the global effort to prevent Iran from becoming a nuclear power is this: How long would it take for the Islamic Republic to build a bomb? U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says up to six years. Others say two or three. The answer...
  • Political consultant David Axelrod delivers in revealing 'Believer'

     Political consultant David Axelrod delivers in revealing 'Believer'
    As President Obama's political consultant, David Axelrod was guarded and disciplined when he appeared on the weekend talk shows. He stayed on message, with little hint of humor or personality. But the Axelrod we meet in his autobiography, "Believer," is a...
  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Reps. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., and Adam Schiff, D-Calif. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald; Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Jack Reed, D-R....
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: Rosie O'Donnell on HBO

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: Rosie O'Donnell on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 15 - 21, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Austin City Limits This new episode has...
  • Senate confirms Obama's pick for Pentagon chief

    Senate confirms Obama's pick for Pentagon chief
    The Senate on Thursday confirmed President Barack Obama's choice to run the Pentagon, handing Ash Carter the unenviable task of steering the military as the United States confronts Islamic State militants, conflict in Ukraine and other worldwide threats....
  • John Boehner, Dana Carvey, Bill Gates: Sunday guests

    John Boehner, Dana Carvey, Bill Gates: Sunday guests
    The Sunday morning guest list: House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, discusses the GOP agenda, Obamacare and the Department of Homeland Security on "Fox News Sunday" at 10 a.m. on WOFL-Channel 35. Other guests are Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy...
  • Hillary Clinton questioning sought by House panel on Benghazi

    WASHINGTON The U.S. congressional panel investigating the 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, said it wants to interview former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and other Obama administration officials. Among 20 current or former officials the...
  • Benghazi panel to interview high-ranking current and former Obama admin officials

    A special House committee looking into the deadly Benghazi, Libya, attacks in 2012 will interview a host of current and former high-ranking Obama administration officials as it speeds the pace of the investigation. The panel's chairman, Rep. Trey Gowdy,...
  • Hagel concerned about possible split in NATO over threats from Russia, northern Africa

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday he is worried about a potential division within NATO as countries in the north want to focus on the growing threat from Russia, while other alliance members in the south are more worried about the influx of...
  • Defense chief nominee Ashton Carter, unlike Obama, backs arming Ukraine

    Ashton Carter, President Obama’s nominee for secretary of Defense, said at his Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday that he was “very much inclined” to provide lethal arms to Ukrainian forces fighting Russia-backed separatists,...
  • 'The Interview' may be the first casualty in a serious, new kind of war

    Two years ago, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warned that the United States faced the threat of cyberattacks from technologically sophisticated foes who could one day unleash chaos and death via the Internet. Derailing a train, contaminating water...