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  • Doyle McManus: Congress shares burden of confronting Islamic State

    For most of the summer, Republicans had it easy when it came to the Islamic State. All they had to do was complain that President Barack Obama wasn't tough enough, accuse him of lacking strategic vision and demand that he do more. Sens. John McCain, R-...
  • Floridians save only 5% with higher deductible

    Insurance Florida drivers who raise their car insurance deductible from $500 to $1000 only save 5 percent, according to a new study by insuranceQuotes.com that is owned by North Palm Beach-based Bankrate.com. This is below the national average of a 9...
  • Clerk's office awards scholarships to local students

    Recently four students, including three from the western communities, earned $1,000 college scholarships, from the Clerk & Comptroller's office employees. James Bukowski of Loxahatchee, Ashley Pascual of Royal Palm Beach, Jefferson Wang of Wellington and...
  • 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...
  • SunRail, minimum wage, and NASA: Letters

    SunRail and disabilities  The 1973 Rehabilitation Act banned discrimination on the basis of disability. It defined people with disabilities as a legitimate minority group deserving basic civil-rights protection. The Americans with Disabilities Act,...
  • Tracking system nabbing drug dealers and law-abiding pilots

    Tracking system nabbing drug dealers and law-abiding pilots
    Ken Dobson, a retired police officer, said he received quite a welcome when he landed his single-engine Cessna in Detroit two days after leaving his home in Palm Desert. Five sheriff's cars surrounded the plane and deputies got out with guns drawn. Then...
  • NATO steps up operations in response to Russian buildup near Ukraine

    NATO steps up operations in response to Russian buildup near Ukraine
    WASHINGTON — The United States and its NATO allies agreed Wednesday to step up air patrols over the Baltic nations and to deploy additional warships in response to Russia’s military buildup near Ukraine. The North Atlantic Treaty...
  • Russia cites economic fallout from Crimea annexation

    MOSCOW — Russia's economy has been hit hard by the turmoil in neighboring Ukraine, Kremlin officials said Wednesday, as pro-Russia separatists battled to take over more territory in Ukraine's east — and potentially add to Moscow's economic...
  • Albert Pujols hits career home run No. 500 in Angels' win

    Albert Pujols hits career home run No. 500 in Angels' win
    WASHINGTON — Some 18,000 men have played major league baseball since 1876, and only 26 of them have hit 500 home runs in their career. Albert Pujols joined that exclusive club Tuesday night when he crushed career home run No. 500, a two-run shot...
  • U.S. Sikhs say military's ban on long hair and beards keeps them out

    WASHINGTON — Raised on his father's and grandfather's tales of military service in India, Amitoj Chhabra wanted nothing more than to follow in their footsteps and join the U.S. Air Force. "I dreamt it. I slept it. It was all I ever thought about...