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  • Starbucks to hire 10,000 veterans and military spouses in five years

    Starbucks to hire 10,000 veterans and military spouses in five years
    Starbucks wants the country’s defenders to return from the front lines on its payroll, pledging to hire 10,000 veterans and military spouses in the next five years. In an initiative organized in part by Starbucks board member and former Defense...
  • ABC responds to Juan Pablo Galavis' comments on gay 'Bachelor' show

    ABC responds to Juan Pablo Galavis' comments on gay 'Bachelor' show
    ABC and the producers of "The Bachelor" have issued a statement in response to comments made Friday by "Bachelor" star Juan Pablo Galavis. The latter's words were "thoughtless and insensitive" reads the statement, which is attributed to ABC, the show's...
  • Q&A: David Smith on 'Powerpuff' characters' new look for special

    Q&A: David Smith on 'Powerpuff' characters' new look for special
    Television hasn’t really had a dose of sugar, spice and everything nice since Craig McCracken's “The Powerpuff Girls” ended in 2005. But the absence of pint-sized superheroes Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup ends Monday at 7:30 p.m....
  • BET's 'Being Mary Jane' slides again in second week

    BET's 'Being Mary Jane' slides again in second week
    BET's first original scripted drama, "Being Mary Jane," may be a solid performer for the network, but its initial ratings have not been encouraging. The second episode of the series, which stars Gabrielle Union as a successful cable news personality...
  • Robert Gates' failure of duty

    Robert Gates' failure of duty
    In a dozen years of war, Americans have grown used to improvised explosive devices. The detonations have rocked the streets of Kabul and Baghdad — and also of Washington. Only, in Washington, the bombshells appear in print. The latest domestic...
  • Robert Gates and why Defense secretaries are grumpy

    Robert Gates and why Defense secretaries are grumpy
    In his memoir, former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates reveals how unhappy he was to be leading the Pentagon in the Bush and Obama administrations. He was mad at Congress, furious with the White House and outraged by Pentagon bureaucrats. In fact, some...
  • Defense chief reviewing Medal of Honor case for Marine killed in Iraq

    Defense chief reviewing Medal of Honor case for Marine killed in Iraq
    The U.S. Secretary of Defense is "familiarizing himself" with the history of one of the most controversial actions from the war in Iraq: the decision not to award the Medal of Honor to a Marine from San Diego killed in Fallouja in 2004. While not a full...
  • Gates' complaints about Biden are wide of the mark

    WASHINGTON -- The new tell-all memoir of former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, the Obama carryover from the George W. Bush administration, breaks with the traditional code of cabinet members. It dictates that they keep their reservations on...
  • Et tu, Brute? Robert Gates stabs Obama in the back

    There are many things wrong with former Defense Secretary Robert Gates' new book, starting with the title. He calls it: "Duty." It should have been called: "Bobby, We Hardly Knew Ye." Indeed, all this time, we thought Gates was a quiet, thoughtful, loyal...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Banshee' on Cinemax

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Banshee' on Cinemax
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 5 - 11, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------     SERIES The Carrie Diaries A big work...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'When Calls the Heart'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'When Calls the Heart'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 12 - 18, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES MythBusters This new episode tests...