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  • Flaming meteors, hot Nike kicks and another juicy 'Scandal' are the talk of Twitter

    Flaming meteors, hot Nike kicks and another juicy 'Scandal' are the talk of Twitter
    Good morning and welcome to an extra robust Friday online trends report. So did you see that awesome Meteor Shower? No, I didn't either, but thanks to Internet our ignorance and laziness will not be punished because the photos are plentiful and popular....
  • James Gandolfini's 'Not Fade Away' performance honors late father

    James Gandolfini's 'Not Fade Away' performance honors late father
    Daytime at the Roxy nightclub on Sunset Boulevard is like being on a Disneyland ride when the lights go on and the carefully constructed illusion is exposed. It's the slightly surreal setting for James Gandolfini to talk about his recent collaboration...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: This is no job for women

    Last January some of my La Caņada 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'...
  • Strong federal ties leave Md. vulnerable to sudden cuts

    Looming federal budget cuts make a whole lot of Marylanders nervous because a whole lot of Maryland depends on Uncle Sam for a paycheck — directly or indirectly. More than 300,000 Maryland residents work for the federal government, according to the...
  • Goldberg: Benghazi -- no mere 'October surprise'

    If you want to understand why conservatives have lost faith in the so-called mainstream media, you need to ponder the question: Where is the Benghazi feeding frenzy? Unlike some of my colleagues on the right, I don't think there's a conspiracy at work....
  • Petraeus Testifies Libya Attack was Al Qaeda Terrorism

    Petraeus Testifies Libya Attack was Al Qaeda Terrorism
    WASHINGTON -- Former CIA Director David Petraeus testified on Capitol Hill on Friday that the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was an act of terrorism committed by al Qaeda-linked militants. That's according to U.S. Rep. Peter King of New...
  • Another top general under investigation amid Petraeus probe

    Another top general under investigation amid Petraeus probe
    The spiraling scandal that took down former CIA Director David Petraeus has apparently ensnared another powerful general, as authorities announced that Gen. John Allen is under investigation for allegedly sending inappropriate messages to Jill Kelley, a...
  • For all we've learned, Petraeus story still doesn't add up

    For all we've learned, Petraeus story still doesn't add up
    Like a set of Russian dolls, in which each doll contains a slightly smaller version of itself hidden inside, the sex scandal that forced CIA Director David Petraeus from office last week seems full of secret compartments that have yet to be revealed....
  • Women in the Army Can Now See Combat

    Women in the Army Can Now See Combat
    Yesterday, America took a giant stride toward gender equality by allowing military women to serve in combat. The order was signed yesterday by Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, and could provide over 230,000 jobs to women. This does not mean that the...
  • Women in combat a bad idea

    Women in combat a bad idea
    Unfortunately, a lot of military decisions are being made by people who have never served in combat or have had limited service ("Military ceiling lifted," Jan. 25). President Barack Obama never served in the military, and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta...
  • Women in combat: Good move?

    Women in combat: Good move?
    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced hat the Pentagon would lift its ban on women serving in front-line combat roles. The new policy, backed by President Obama, could open 230,000 positions to women and give them more opportunities to advance their...