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  • Bales on Afghan village massacre: 'Sir, I intended to kill them'

    The U.S. Army staff sergeant accused of slaughtering 16 Afghan civilians in two villages pleaded guilty Wednesday in a move expected to spare him from the death penalty. And when a military judge asked Robert Bales, 39, why he slaughtered the men, women...
  • Jill Kelley sues feds over David Petraeus sex scandal

    WASHINGTON -- Jill Kelley, the Tampa, Fla., socialite who triggered the federal investigation that exposed CIA Director David H. Petraeus’ extramarital affair and forced his resignation, is suing the FBI and Pentagon for violating her privacy and...
  • DWP workers tops in city with total pay averaging nearly $100,000

    DWP workers tops in city with total pay averaging nearly $100,000
    Employees at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power earned average total pay of nearly $100,000 in 2011 -- more than 50% higher than the average total pay of all other city employees, a Times analysis of payroll data found. That pay is also about...
  • ‘Saturday Night Live’ targets Ellen DeGeneres, Mitt Romney

     
    “Saturday Night Live” had more success spoofing television than politics this weekend. The most memorable sketches satirized Ellen DeGeneres' daytime show and the Emmy-winning “Homeland.” DeGeneres (Kate McKinnon) couldn't sit...
  • David Petraeus resigns from CIA, admits affair

     
    President Barack Obama accepted Patraeus' resignation after he disclosed the affair....
  • Fie on 'Turkey Day'

     
    Those who refer to Thanksgiving as "Turkey Day" should be exiled from polite society. Thank you. Oh, and no more calling the sex scandal involving Gen. David Petraeus a "tragedy." Nobody died....
  • Best Movie Military Leaders

     
    Ever responsive to the week's headlines, I thought it would be appropriate today to offer a tribute to Gen. David Petraeus by listing the 10 Best Movie Military Leaders. This is an interesting collection, at least to me. This is......
  • Killing of Al Qaeda cleric Awlaki unconstitutional, suit charges

     
    A lawsuit filed Wednesday contends that the U.S. violated the constitutional rights of Al Qaeda cleric Anwar Awlaki and two other U.S. citizens when it killed them with drone strikes in Yemen last year....
  • Mondays with Johnny

     
    Mondays With Johnny 11-12-12 (WGN-AM audio) Today we discussed geese and (randy old) goats. I tend to discount the idea that Gen. David Petraeus fell for Paula Broadwell simply because she was younger and prettier than his wife. My guess......
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Connected to Chicago (.mp3 file, right click to download) WLS-AM 890. Host Bill Cameron with Greg Hinz of Crain's......
  • Most intriguing person of 2012? Barack Obama, CNN viewers say

     
    President Barack Obama was Time's Person of the Year. And CNN viewers, in an online poll, have picked him the most intriguing person of the year, the cable channel revealed Monday morning. The runners-up, from No. 2 to 10, were schoolgirl/activist...