| Jul 30, 2012
| 11:28 AM
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's strong pro-Israel statements over the weekend, including his endorsement of Jerusalem as Israel's capital (a reversal of long-standing U.S. policy), increases the pressure on President Barack Obama to...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 9:01 AM
Speculation in Israel about the possibility of a strike on Iran's nuclear program in the coming weeks has intensified, and not just because of Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney's tough talk in Jerusalem. Mr. Romney called for the U.S. and Israel...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Sun letter writers shouldn't worry that the U.S. is moving closer to war with Iran, since neither President Barack Obama nor Mitt Romney back up their words with action ("Obama should resist the drumbeat for war with Iran," Aug. 6). Secretary of Defense...
| Aug 20, 2012
A prized 1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Roadster, one of a handful of such cars by the German automaker left from prewar Nazi Germany, was sold Sunday for $11.77 million at an auction in Pebble Beach, Calif.
However, vintage car history was made...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 8:59 AM
Could the solution to increasing suicide and depression rates among members of the U.S. military lie in a nasal spray? The Armyhopes so.
In the midst of a crisis that saw its highest rate of suicide in July, the Army has greenlighted a grant for Dr....
| Jul 21, 2012
| 5:13 PM
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- An Air Force instructor convicted of rape, aggravated sexual assault and other charges against 10 female recruits was handed a 20-year prison sentence Saturday in a military scandal that spurred investigators to examine the extent of...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 2:51 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Two U.S. Marines will be court martialed over their alleged involvement in a video showing troops urinating on dead Taliban fighters and posing for pictures with casualties.
The Marine Corps announced the criminal charges Monday...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:18 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out how to come back as a house cat in my next life.
The Skinny: I now am one of those people who no longer has a home phone. It feels a little weird even though I never used it and didn't even know the number. Will...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:25 PM
WASHINGTON — When screenwriter Mark Boal went seeking Pentagon and CIA help on last year's hit movie "Zero Dark Thirty," he wooed glamour-starved official Washington with the classic Hollywood pitch: Let's do lunch.
Boal promised "a real L.A....
| May 31, 2013
| 8:57 PM
What do Leon Panetta, Marc Morial and Corinthian Colleges have in common? Good question.
Panetta and Morial are among our most distinguished public servants. Panetta earlier this year concluded a stint as secretary of Defense, one of a string of high-...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 7:00 AM
President Barack Obama will return to Annapolis to give the commencement address at the U.S. Naval Academy this year, the first time he has spoken to a graduating class of midshipmen since 2009, the White House said Monday.
The address comes at a time...