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  • 10 things you might not know about doomsday

    10 things you might not know about doomsday
    Either the world will end on Dec. 21, or it won't. Your view depends on whether you believe in a much-publicized but debunked interpretation of the Mayan calendar, or you don't. Here are 10 facts so amazing they may crack the time-space continuum: 1 One...
  • TSA begins rollout of PreCheck program for military personnel

    TSA begins rollout of PreCheck program for military personnel
    U.S. military personnel will be eligible for expedited screening at Reagan National Airport -- a stone's throw from the Pentagon -- as the Transportation Security Administration continues to roll out its trusted traveler program known as PreCheck....
  • Chan Lowe: The abortion issue

    Chan Lowe: The abortion issue
    Things started going downhill for this country back in the 1970s when politicians discovered there was money to be made by embracing the pro-life movement. Abortion has become so much a part of our national discourse over the past few decades that it&...
  • WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning to have hearing at Maryland's Fort Meade next month

    A military hearing for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, the former intelligence analyst accused of giving classified materials about the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq to WikiLeaks, has been scheduled for next month at Fort Meade. The primary purpose of the...
  • Md. voters to have say in GOP primary

    Md. voters to have say in GOP primary
    Candidates in the 6th Congressional District ran from polling place to polling place this morning, confronting particularly low turnouts despite the sunny, warm weather. Still, the candidates were confident in their get-out-the-vote operation and...
  • 'Tea Party' Marine sues Pentagon to stop discharge

    'Tea Party' Marine sues Pentagon to stop discharge
    SAN DIEGO - A Camp Pendleton Marine is taking Defense Department brass to federal court, saying he is being hounded out of the service for exercising his First Amendment rights. Attorneys representing Sgt. Gary Stein filed a lawsuit against theU.S....
  • Bongino wins, some races too close to call

    Not everything in Tuesday's primary election came in by deadline for the print edition of The Sun. Here’s a look at few races that didn’t make today's story. - Republican Daniel Bongino beat Richard J. Douglas in the Senate primary by...
  • Blank check for the military will send America the way of the Soviet Union

    Blank check for the military will send America the way of the Soviet Union
    When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, many strategists suggested that the Cold War arms race had bankrupted its economy and caused its downfall. More than 20 years later, it appears that some in Washington are driving the U.S. toward a similar fate....
  • 2 weeks, 2 countries, now time to come home

    2 weeks, 2 countries, now time to come home
    Before heading home after two weeks on the road, it was clear that I needed a shave and a haircut. What I didn't know is that I'd also get the famed ear flame treatment from a Turkish barber. Tribune photographer Chris Walker, my colleague who...
  • A towering effort

    A towering effort
    Patrick Vogel never saw the World Trade Center outside of photographs, and he didn't know anyone who died on9/11. But as far as the Long Beach artist is concerned, he has a connection — a slight, geographical one — to the terrorist attacks...
  • McManus: A ticking clock on Syria

    McManus: A ticking clock on Syria
    The interventionist liberals of the Obama administration were a doleful bunch last week. It was the 20th anniversary of the siege of Sarajevo, when a Bosnian Serb army battered a city full of civilians with artillery while the United States issued...