| 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...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 4:00 PM
It's perfectly understandable that county supervisors are frustrated by the continuing travails of the Department of Children and Family Services. Its failings have profound consequences: children who die because they are left with abusive parents;...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 8:53 AM
WASHINGTON — Democrats on the Senate intelligence committee clashed Wednesday with CIA Director John Brennan over his response to a classified committee report on CIA interrogations a decade ago that included water-boarding.
At a hearing to...
| Mar 19, 2013
On the 10th anniversary of the start of U.S.-led operations in Iraq, a bipartisan group of legislators in Washington submitted a resolution calling for the Medal of Honor to be awarded to Marine Sgt. Rafael Peralta of San Diego, killed......
| Feb 1, 2013
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell during a news conference Friday in New Orleans. Photo credit: Robert Deutsch/USA Today Sports THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: Bob Schieffer will broadcast CBS' “Face the Nation” from New Orleans, where the Super Bowl...
| Mar 6, 2013
Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Alpine) is renewing his efforts to have the Medal of Honor awarded to a Marine from San Diego killed in combat in Iraq. In 2008, then-Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates ruled the actions of Sgt. Rafael Peralta......
| 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...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 6:00 AM
President Obama is expected to nominate Chuck Hagel, a former Republican senator and Vietnam veteran, to be Defense secretary, officials said, setting up a confirmation battle with lawmakers and interest groups critical of Hagel's views on Israel and...
| Oct 21, 2012
When Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said the other day the U.S. war in Afghanistan is "succeeding" and "has turned an important corner," I could have sworn I had heard that before. Where could it have been?
Ah, now I remember. In 2003, Defense...
| May 1, 2011
| 8:53 PM
President Barack Obama just spoke to the American people about the U.S. operation that killed terrorist leader Osama bin Laden.
Some key points from the president's brief speech:
• Obama praised the "tireless and heroic work" of the military. ...
| May 1, 2011
| 3:34 AM
President Barack Obama’s remarks in the White House East Room at 10:35 p.m. Chicago time Sunday:
Good evening. Tonight, I can report to the American people and to the world that the United States has conducted an operation that killed Osama bin...