| Mar 23, 2013
| 9:09 PM
Last January some of my La Cañada female friends wanted my opinion on Defense Secretary Leon Panetta's proposal to lift the ban on women in combat, particularly in the infantry, the most physically demanding branch of the military.
“Dr. Joe, isn'...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 6:37 PM
A midshipman who says she was sexually assaulted by three members of the Naval Academy football team is scheduled to testify at a preliminary hearing Wednesday.
The woman has told investigators that she remembers little of the alleged assault last year,...
| Sep 18, 2013
To strike Syria or not — for Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), that wasn't exactly the question. In the Wall Street Journal, he said he couldn't even consider U.S. military intervention unless the military budget was liberated from the...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Recently, President Barack Obama's first two defense secretaries, Robert M. Gates and Leon E. Panetta, appearing at a forum at Southern Methodist University on September 17, spoke out on the Syria issue and were quite critical of Mr. Obama's handling of...
| May 25, 2013
| 8:14 PM
As soldiers in blue uniforms marched around Daley Plaza Saturday, Carlos Vazquez, 28, couldn't help but think about his 20-year-old brother who died in combat nearly three years ago.
His brother, Frederik Vazquez, was killed in 2010 from an IED while...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:54 PM
WASHINGTON — Ashton Carter, the deputy Defense secretary, announced his resignation , saying “it is time for me to go” after a four-year stint at the Pentagon.
Carter said in a letter to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel that he had...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 4:29 PM
Corinthian Colleges again stands accused of being one of the crummiest operators in a crummy industry -- the for-profit college game.
The finger-pointing this time comes from California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris, who sued Santa Ana-based Corinthian on...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 2:47 PM
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This week's TV Movies
Cedar Cove It's Christmas, and while...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Hillary Rodham Clinton has not said for sure if she is running for president in 2016. Joe Biden has not said for sure if he is running for president in 2016. Into that Democratic vacuum rides the wink-wink, nudge-nudge part of campaign 2016.
| Oct 17, 2013
| 8:43 PM
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?
| Oct 19, 2013
| 11:58 AM
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...