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  • Obama's winning strategy will be retested soon

    WASHINGTON — It's been a constant quandary for the Obama White House: Should the president reach out to his Republican opponents or isolate them? Should he compromise to move his agenda or try to split the GOP ranks? Carrot or stick? That debate...
  • Military misconduct cases worry Pentagon brass

    Military misconduct cases worry Pentagon brass
    WASHINGTON — A flood of misconduct cases involving generals and admirals has created deep concern at the Pentagon about ethical and moral shortcomings among senior military officers and prompted new steps to tighten rules, increase inspections and...
  • Ron Kaye: Getting their names on the wall

    Ron Kaye: Getting their names on the wall
    A year after graduating from Hoover High School, where he was a star pitcher who attracted attention from major league scouts, Seaman Apprentice James Kerr found himself sitting on a dock at Subic Bay, near Manila, chatting with Signalman Stephen Kraus as...
  • Saturday Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'A Country Christmas Story'

    Saturday Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'A Country Christmas Story'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 10 - 16, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Graham Norton Show Elton John, Judi...
  • Three Naval Academy football players investigated in alleged sexual assault on female midshipman

    Three Naval Academy football players investigated in alleged sexual assault on female midshipman
    The Navy is investigating the alleged sexual assault last year of a female midshipman at the Naval Academy by three members of the football team, a Pentagon spokesman confirmed Friday. The woman has told investigators she remembers little of the...
  • No imminent threat of a nuclear-armed Iran, experts say

     
    Global Focus: Israeli and U.S. politicians have been engaged in a lot of talk in recent days about the prospect of an airstrike on Iranian nuclear facilities, stirring fears of that another destabilizing clash could be provoked in a region already rife...
  • Panetta urges Karzai to take steps to stop 'insider' shootings

     
    Reflecting urgent concern over the problem of "insider" attacks, U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta urged President Hamid Karzai to tighten the vetting of Afghan recruits, while the Western military ordered troops to keep a loaded magazine in their...
  • Iran training militia that backs Assad in Syria, Panetta says

     
    Iran is providing military training to a pro-government militia in Syria, part of a growing effort by Tehran to prevent armed rebels from driving President Bashar Assad’s government from power, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said....
  • Attack on Pakistan base raises fear about nuclear arsenal

     
    A militant raid on a northern Pakistan air force base with suspected links to the country's nuclear weapons program has renewed questions about Islamabad's ability to safeguard its nuclear arsenal....
  • Killing of U.S. ambassador, 3 staffers condemned by Libyan officials

     
    Senior officials in Libya condemned the killing of the U.S. ambassador to the country and three other Americans by armed protesters in a furor over an anti-Muslim video....
  • Chinese to Panetta: focus on diplomacy, not military might

     
    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta came here hoping to allay Chinese concerns that U.S. is pursuing a new military containment strategy aimed at Asia’s biggest power, but he failed to fully convince the leaders in Beijing....