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  • Lauderdale Lakes election could determine balance of power

    Lauderdale Lakes election could determine balance of power
    Voters will elect a new face to the commission Nov. 4, one that could determine the political leanings of the commission for the next two years. The six-member commission has split on a number of issues, leaving it to Mayor Barrington Russell — who...
  • Syria Kurds say American joins fight against Islamic State

    BEIRUT/CHICAGO (Reuters) - A former American soldier has joined Kurdish forces fighting against Islamic State militants in northern Syria, a rare case of a lone U.S. citizen joining the fight against extremists in Syria. Jordan Matson of Wisconsin has...
  • NASA Langley crashes a helicopter for safety research

    NASA Langley crashes a helicopter for safety research
    The helicopter airframe was winched slowly into position three stories high, suspended on cables and packed with dummies of every size — seated, standing and in simulated motion. At 15 seconds, the countdown began. And at the end, pyrotechnics...
  • Councilman whose election made history in tiny city of Vernon dies

    Councilman whose election made history in tiny city of Vernon dies
    The first council member to get elected in a competitive race since the Nixon presidency in the small city of Vernon — population about 100 — has died. Michael A. Ybarra, who was elected as a reform candidate in 2012, died Sept. 26 after a...
  • Review: 'Last Days in Vietnam' ★★★ 1/2

    Review: 'Last Days in Vietnam' ★★★ 1/2
    Rory Kennedy's exceptional documentary "Last Days in Vietnam" will be broadcast in April on the long-running PBS series "American Experience." But it holds up on a bigger screen and deserves a large audience earlier than that. Ideally that audience...
  • U.S. charges four with stealing $100 million in software, data

    U.S. charges four with stealing $100 million in software, data
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Four members of an alleged international computer hacking ring were charged with stealing more than $100 million worth of software and data - some of it used to train military pilots and some related to Microsoft Corp's Xbox...
  • U.S. commander in Afghanistan says recent Taliban gains fleeting

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Afghan military casualties have spiked in recent weeks amid an increase in Taliban attacks, but the top U.S. commander in the country said on Thursday that rebel gains were fleeting and he was confident Afghan forces could stop them...
  • Calvert Hall's Lawrence Cager to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl

    Calvert Hall's Lawrence Cager to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl
    Calvert Hall wide receiver Lawrence Cager will play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, one of the premier senior all-star football games in the country. The game will be televised live on NBC Jan. 3 from the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Cardinals...
  • Veterans' OASIS: A Refuge And A Resource For Vets On Campus

    Veterans' OASIS: A Refuge And A Resource For Vets On Campus
    FARMINGTON — When Michael McMinn got out of the Marine Corps after four years and two deployments, he wanted nothing to do with the military. Two friends from his platoon had committed suicide, and the military seemed like too much of a reminder....
  • Darth Vader, Storm Troopers Crash Stage as L.A. Philharmonic Honors John Williams

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Los Angeles Philharmonic started its sixth year under conductor Gustavo Dudamel by honoring composer John Williams on Tuesday at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. "Musicians try to be close to composers like Mahler,...
  • U.S. Army drops murder charges against soldier in slaying of Iraqi boys

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - The U.S. Army has dropped premeditated murder charges against a soldier accused of fatally shooting two deaf and unarmed Iraqi boys in 2007 as the cattle-herding teens stumbled across his unit in a palm grove, a military official...