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  • Look inward for the 'single overarching threat' to America

    To the editor: Wow! From the gloomy predictability of the Op-Ed page, I find a pinpoint of radiance in Andrew J. Bacevich's piece on the Obama administration's plodding foreign policy. ("Lacking a foreign policy vision, Obama administration muddles along,...
  • Jonathan Bernstein: Christie's measles vaccine madness explained

    This week's tempest on the trail of possible Republican presidential nominees has been New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's seemingly weak defense of vaccinating American children. By calling for "balance" in government policy, and saying that "parents need...
  • Obama's foreign policy fizzle

    Obama's foreign policy fizzle
    Last month, John Kerry, America's peripatetic secretary of state, stopped off in France "to share a hug with all of Paris." In the annals of American diplomacy, Kerry's hug — even with its requisite reference to Gen. John Pershing ("Lafayette,...
  • Arthur L. Alarcon, 9th U.S. Circuit's first Latino judge, dies at 89

    Arthur L. Alarcon, 9th U.S. Circuit's first Latino judge, dies at 89
    Arthur L. Alarcon, the first Latino appointed to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, died Wednesday at his Pacific Palisades home. He was 89. He was recently diagnosed with cancer, according to a court statement. The native Angeleno and son of a...
  • Here's hoping a strong voice stays loud

    Here's hoping a strong voice stays loud
    I truly hope Abe Foxman has a healthy and happy retirement. I only wish he'd put it off for awhile. Like two decades or so. Turn on the TV or look at the headlines, and you can immediately see why a voice like Foxman's is still desperately needed in a...
  • Mike Mills, Annapurna team up for 1970s drama '20th Century Women'

    Mike Mills, Annapurna team up for 1970s drama '20th Century Women'
    The next film from "Beginners" writer-director Mike Mills will be "20th Century Women," a 1970s-set drama produced by Megan Ellison's Annapurna Pictures, the company announced Friday. Taking place against the backdrop of punk music's arrival in suburban...
  • Lacking a foreign policy vision, Obama administration muddles along

    Two weeks ago, John F. Kerry, America's peripatetic secretary of State, stopped off in France “to share a hug with all of Paris.” In the annals of American diplomacy, Kerry's hug — even with its requisite reference to Gen. John...
  • A Grammy for James Franco? Weird tales from the spoken word category

    A Grammy for James Franco? Weird tales from the spoken word category
    Who do you think should win the Grammy this year? Polymath actor/director/artist/etc. James Franco? High camp maestro John Waters? Recently deceased comedy diva Joan Rivers? Inspirational disco queen Gloria Gaynor? Or should the prized award go to...
  • From Jameis to Johnny to Jeter, it was a year to remember and forget

    From Jameis to Johnny to Jeter, it was a year to remember and forget
    This is a nostalgic look back at the sports year. Before we get going, a note to fans of Danica Patrick, Kim Jong Un and Will Muschamp's gameplans. Except for the stuff about Jameis Winston being a North Korean spy, this is largely satirical. So as...
  • Jimmy Carter: Apply economic sanctions to North Korea's leaders, not its people

    Jimmy Carter: Apply economic sanctions to North Korea's leaders, not its people
    As we contemplate how to strike back at North Korea because it is believed to be behind the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment's computer network, the foremost proposal is tightening sanctions. In my visits to targeted countries, I have seen how...
  • Judge Alan Dickey retiring after 37 years on the bench

    Judge Alan Dickey retiring after 37 years on the bench
    SANFORD — Alan Dickey, a popular, low-key, unflappable man who has been a judge in Sanford since Jimmy Carter served as president, retires this week. "I've tried cases all over the state of Florida. I've been in front of 200, 300 judges," said...