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  • Gore Vidal dies at 86; iconoclastic author

    Gore Vidal dies at 86; iconoclastic author
    Gore Vidal was impossible to categorize, which was exactly the way he liked it. The reading public knew him as a literary juggernaut who wrote 25 novels —from the historical "Lincoln" to the satirical "Myra Breckinridge" — and volumes of...
  • Army-Navy hoopla begins well before the game

    Army-Navy hoopla begins well before the game
    Phil McConkey wasn't surprised to hear that Navy's mascot had been goatnapped last week, for the umpteenth time, prior to Saturday's Army-Navy football game. That the animal was left tethered to a post, outside of the Pentagon, didn't surprise him either....
  • Ties of family, friendship, service define Army-Navy rivalry

    Ties of family, friendship, service define Army-Navy rivalry
    Ken Niumatalolo noticed the Army guys looking askance as he wound his way through the Pentagon to attend a ceremony for his brother, an Army lieutenant colonel. "I think they recognized me," said the Navy football coach, chuckling. "And I don't think...
  • 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....
  • Bustamante wants sex charges tossed, cites DA's behavior

     
    An attorney for Santa Ana City Councilman Carlos Bustamante is asking the courts to dismiss sexual assault and battery charges against his client, saying the district attorney made "inflammatory" statements to the press about Bustamante....
  • LAPD tells homeless to seek shelter after 3 'death warrant' stabbings

     
    The Los Angeles Police Department took the unusual step Thursday of urging homeless people to get off the street and seek shelter at night after three transients were stabbed in their sleep by an assailant who left behind rambling “death warrants.&#...
  • Officer tried to withhold woman's property for sex, police say

     
    A Bakersfield police officer was arrested Wednesday after he was accused of trying to ransom a woman's property, including her driver's license, in return for sex....
  • LAPD seeks help finding 'person of interest' in 'death warrant' case

     
    Los Angeles police released a photograph late Thursday of a "person of interest" in a trio of stabbings in which the suspect left behind signed "death warrants" at the crime scenes....
  • U.S. intelligence official acknowledges missed Arab Spring signs

     
    U.S. intelligence agencies missed evidence of the unrest across the Middle East and North Africa that exploded into popular uprisings last year during the so-called Arab Spring and are now trying to improve early warning systems, according to a senior U....
  • Sparring erupts over military personnel in San Diego gay parade

     
    Organizers of the military contingent in Saturday's LGBT Pride parade in San Diego have accused congressional critics of trying to "bully the Pentagon into moving backwards" on the issue of gays in the military. Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) and U.S.......
  • Gay service personnel can wear uniforms in parade, Pentagon rules

     
    Gay military personnel can wear their uniforms in San Diego's LGBT Pride Festival and parade, the Pentagon announced Thursday. An announcement from the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense said that wearing their uniforms is permitted...