| Feb 3, 2014
| 5:09 PM
William Pearson's newly published book "The Icarus Parallel," is more than just a tale of international intrigue.
The story runs much deeper, representing an accomplishment that had a genesis in the 1960s when Pearson was living in Crete. His...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:43 PM
BRUSSELS — Last fall, nearly 6,000 NATO troops, mostly in Eastern Europe and the Baltics, trained to repel an invasion by a fictional country that bore an uncanny resemblance to Russia.
Five months later that scenario no longer seems so remote....
| Feb 8, 2014
| 12:30 AM
In 2009, a dark comedy made completely in Panama became a record-busting box office hit, taking both filmmakers and audiences by surprise.
Backed by local investors, Abner Benaim's $1.2 million "Chance" is a delightful farce about two housekeepers who...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Archbishop Spalding athletic director Jeff Parsons announced the appointments of Joachim Walker as the school's new varsity boys soccer coach and Tuan Nguyen as its new varsity boys volleyball coach.
Walker, who played soccer at George Washington, spent...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Judge Robert C. Wilcox of Davidsonville retired in 2010, but after two months vacationing in Florida, he traded back the beach for the bench.
"I love the law, and I like what I do," said Wilcox, 70, a retired judge of the Maryland District Court in...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Los Angeles billionaire Elon Musk, chief executive of Hawthorne rocket maker SpaceX, testified before Congress that the U.S. Air Force and other agencies are paying too high a price to launch its most valuable satellites into orbit.
| Mar 5, 2014
| 4:07 PM
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is sending six additional fighter jets and an air refueling tanker to Lithuania, a move meant to reassure allies in Eastern Europe of U.S. military support when Russia's incursion in Ukraine has raised fears about Moscow'...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 6:06 PM
A typical Sunday for Charles Watkins Sr. is spent at church, with donuts, teaching Scripture and listening to his son and namesake play drums in the choir.
But this past Sunday, he was instead surrounded by family, mourning the death of 31-year-old...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:12 PM
WASHINGTON — NATO said Monday that it will begin reconnaissance flights to keep watch on Ukraine, the latest military move intended to reassure U.S. allies in Eastern Europe that are worried about Russia’s incursion in Crimea.
| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:58 PM
David Stiller, a longtime Costa Mesa resident known for his decades of service on a variety of city committees, has died.
Stiller had been having health troubles for several weeks and died of natural causes at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital about 1...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:39 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew, who led a growing mega-state through a period of modernization and public corruption, died Thursday morning. He was 85.
A family spokesman said he had been admitted to the hospital last Saturday with ...