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  • Can Obama pull a Nixon with the Iraq crisis?

    For the United States, the Iraq war ranks as the most consequential foreign policy failure since Vietnam. In neither instance did U.S. forces succumb to outright defeat, of course. In both, with victory proving elusive, Americans wearied of the fight...
  • LBJ ring missing from archives

    LBJ ring missing from archives
    When Samuel L. Morison of Crofton was charged this week with stealing documents from the U.S. Navy's archive in Washington, it was a rare event for the facility. "There has not been a theft like this in recent memory," said Paul Taylor, a spokesman for...
  • Obama's address at UC Irvine sparks memories of another time

    As he listens to President Obama speak to the 2014 UC Irvine graduating class during a commencement celebration today at Angel Stadium, James McGaugh said he’ll be reflecting on an academic rite of passage held 50 years ago in “similarly...
  • Obama's UC Irvine speech draws proud parents and protesters

    Obama's UC Irvine speech draws proud parents and protesters
    A slew of postcards, YouTube videos and mailed invitations drew President Obama to Angel Stadium in Anaheim, where he was to deliver the commencement speech at UC Irvine's 50th anniversary ceremony on Saturday. The presence of the commander-in-chief...
  • Obama calls for action on climate change, takes aim at doubters

    Obama calls for action on climate change, takes aim at doubters
    President Obama, in an address speech to UC Irvine graduates Saturday, took aim at congressional Republicans and others who dispute climate change, saying they posed a threat to the future. The president told those gathered at Angel Stadium in Anaheim...
  • Barack Obama challenges UC Irvine grads to join climate-change fight

    Barack Obama challenges UC Irvine grads to join climate-change fight
    President Obama on Saturday challenged the 2014 graduates of UC Irvine to build on the legacy of their Orange County campus, which was among the first to show that man-made chemicals were harming the atmosphere. Speaking to more than 30,000 in...
  • Obama delivers message of optimism to UCI graduates

    Obama delivers message of optimism to UCI graduates
    President Obama's commencement address, delivered to thousands of UC Irvine graduates Saturday, focused on the aspirations of the current generation and the need for optimism when dealing with future problems. More than 8,000 graduates and their...
  • Obama to sign executive order curbing discrimination against gays

    President Obama plans to sign an executive order forbidding companies that do business with the federal government from discriminating against employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, fulfilling a goal that gay rights organizations...
  • Obama administration has shown a blatant disregard for the truth

    Professor Charles Lipson rather daintily remarks that there is a growing perception that "the White House maintains an arms-length relationship with the truth" ("Downward spiral of Obama's presidency," June 17). I wouldn't be so kind. An active follower...
  • Weekend preview: James Browned meatballs on Las Olas

    Weekend preview: James Browned meatballs on Las Olas
    Popular South Florida DJ Adam Foster went into Fork & Balls several days ago to test out the new sound system that will be his responsibility as entertainment director for the much-anticipated Las Olas restaurant, set to open Friday. He chose the first...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Orphan Black' on BBCA

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Orphan Black' on BBCA
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 22 - 28, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES The Assets Returning with new episodes,...