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  • Afghans describe relatives' deaths in recent U.S. drone strike

    Afghans describe relatives' deaths in recent U.S. drone strike
    JALALABAD, Afghanistan — Miya Jan was filling potholes on the rutted trail that leads to his village in rugged eastern Afghanistan when he heard the whine of a drone aircraft overhead. The sunburned 28-year-old farmer looked up and saw a gray,...
  • Six Afghans killed, 13 injured in Helmand bombings

    KABUL – Six people were killed and 13 wounded Tuesday in two separate insurgent bombings in southern Afghanistan, according to the governor’s spokesman in restive Helmand province. Four civilians were killed and two wounded when a private...
  • Early education programs are vital to America's national security [Letter]

    Early education programs are vital to America's national security [Letter]
    James Campbell's recent commentary on pre-K education aptly described the impact of quality preschool programs on academic achievement ("Early learning programs are crucial," Dec. 3). As a retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant general, I believe it is...
  • U.S. to fly African Union troops to Central African Republic

    U.S. to fly African Union troops to Central African Republic
    WASHINGTON — The U.S. military will fly about 850 African Union troops to the Central African Republic this week to assist French soldiers trying to quell street battles by rival militias in the country’s capital, the Pentagon announced...
  • Two adults, four children still missing in frigid mountains of Nevada

    Two adults, four children still missing in frigid mountains of Nevada
    Sunday was supposed to be a snow day, a chance to play in the rugged, isolated area known Seven Troughs near Lovelock, Nev. But more than 48 hours later, two adults and four children remained missing in the subzero cold and snow as rescuers resumed...
  • 2 adults, 4 children missing since Sunday are found alive

    2 adults, 4 children missing since Sunday are found alive
    LAS VEGAS -- Two adults and four children, three of them toddlers, were found alive Tuesday in the frigid mountains in northern Nevada after going missing on a Sunday outing in subzero temperatures. James Glanton, 34, his girlfriend Christina McIntee,...
  • Missing Nevada couple, 4 children are found alive

    Missing Nevada couple, 4 children are found alive
    LAS VEGAS — Veterans of Lovelock, an isolated northwestern Nevada town with just one stoplight, know all about the lethal one-two punch of bitter-cold weather and the bleak, inhospitable Kamma Mountains that surround them. The 2,000 residents also...
  • Harris: Futuristic inventions Illinois scientists are working on today

     Harris: Futuristic inventions Illinois scientists are working on today
    Philip Laible, Argonne National Laboratory: endurance bioenergy reactor. An endurance bioenergy reactor. Huh? Most of us have seen one — in a movie. In "Back to the Future," Doc barrels his DeLorean into the McFlys' driveway. "What are you...
  • U.S. veterans agency opens North Hills property to homeless vets

    U.S. veterans agency opens North Hills property to homeless vets
    Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and other psychological diagnoses end up living in the streets because they're too disabled to seek help, advocates have long argued. The answer, they say, is permanent supportive housing, with medical,...
  • John Lee Levitow: Awarded Medal Of Honor For Heroism During Vietnam War

    John Lee Levitow: Awarded Medal Of Honor For Heroism During Vietnam War
    It is an indelible image of war: a soldier taking a bullet meant for another, or jumping on a grenade to protect his squad. Sgt. John Lee Levitow of Glastonbury was that kind of man. Levitow, the lowest-ranking member of the U.S. Air Force to be awarded...
  • Costa Mesa hires IT director

    Costa Mesa officials have hired a U.S. Air Force veteran with more than 20 years of information technology experience. Information Technology Director Steve Ely was first brought to City Hall on an interim basis in November. His position was made...