| Jan 31, 2012
| 10:21 AM
The leaders of the Senate intelligence committee praised CIA Director David H. Petraeus at a public hearing Tuesday, and criticized a Los Angeles Times story that said the retired Army general was working to improve relations with some members of...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 12:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP)— Al-Qaidais in decline around the world but is still a leading threat to the United States, joined by others like Iran, the top U.S. intelligence official said Tuesday in an annual report to Congress on threats facing America.
| Feb 2, 2012
| 9:45 AM
The Republican chairman of the House intelligence committee took aim Thursday at an Obama administration plan to transfer five prisoners out of U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay as part of a package of negotiations with the Taliban.
With four of the...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 9:55 PM
The theme of the president's 2012 re-election campaign is that George W. Bush left such a terrible mess that Barack Obama could hardly be expected to clean it up in four years.
In other words, 43 months of unemployment rates above 8 percent, $5...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 5:28 PM
A Costa Mesa man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony charges that he posessed the makings of explosives.
Baylor Maggenti, 66, had materials commonly used to make pipe bombs, prosecutors said.
He has been charged with felony counts of intent to...
| Nov 30, 2012
Another Chicago politician has been indicted, this one for bank fraud after he allegedly burned through hundreds of thousands of dollars that weren't his on casino gambling, car loans and other high-rolling pursuits.
Illinois state Rep. LaShawn Ford,...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 10:54 PM
Former CIA Director David Petraeus has told Congress that classified intelligence showed the deadly raid on the U.S. Consulate in Libya was a terrorist attack but the administration withheld the suspected role of al-Qaida affiliates to avoid tipping...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 11:15 AM
There are a lot worse things going on in our country right now than Gen. David Petraeus cheating on his wife, and one of them is our country's invidious use of drone warfare. The worst part about it is that we have been brainwashed to believe that it is...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 12:31 AM
Forget Thanksgiving -- it's actually that time of year again. The time when Barbara Walters reveals the bulk of her 10 most fascinating people list, this time for 2012.
(No, Nicki Minaj isn't on the roster, despite the rapper's shout-out to "Barbs" at...
| Nov 25, 2012
Ethics is a neat little word. Do you know what it means? Simply said, “it’s a system of moral principles;” those rules of conduct in respect to a particular class of human actions, or a particular group or culture.
| Nov 25, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Events of the last two weeks have been very tough and sad for all of us as a nation. As a good friend of both Gen. David Petraeus and Paula Broadwell, they have been very hard for me personally as well.
Both made big mistakes, and they know it more...