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  • Ft. Carson employee blames 'Columbine' threat on auto correct

    A former civilian employee at Ft. Carson near Colorado Springs, Colo., is headed to trial over allegations that he threatened to turn the Army base into "Ft. Columbine" and "Ft. Hood Part 2" in a massacre. Douglas Kunz, who has pleaded not guilty and...
  • Iraq's fracture adds to pain of Gold Star families

     
    From Sunday's print column When I read news reports about the chaotic civil war that's ripping apart Iraq and threatening to undo, at least, any modest gains effected by the investment of American blood and treasure, I think about the......
  • John Williams will conduct a new version of 'The Star-Spangled Banner'

    America's national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner," turns 200 this year. In honor of this momentous bicentennial, film composer John Williams will conduct a new arrangement of the notoriously hard-to-sing song during the annual Fourth of July...
  • Local author writes third book about Jonathan Pollard

    The case of Jonathan Pollard, the U.S. Naval Intelligence analyst who was arrested in 1985 and convicted two years later of passing classified information to Israel, an American ally, continues to arouse passions within the U.S. Jewish community. Many...
  • With gift cycle, disabled vet ready to race

    For months, Ellwood "Woody" Allen, of West Oak Lane, cycled along Martin Luther King Drive in Philadelphia toward a renewed sense of independence. The Vietnam-era veteran lost a leg two years ago after a toxic infection. Riding helps him cope, but he has...
  • Islamic State rounds up ex-Baathists to eliminate potential rivals in Iraq's Mosul

    BAGHDAD/MOSUL Iraq (Reuters) - One night last week, Islamic State militants in an SUV with tinted windows pulled up at the home of a former Iraqi army officer, one of the men they see as an obstacle to their goal of establishing a caliphate from Iraq to...
  • Same-sex marriage, immigration, and Constitution: Letters

    Same-sex marriage I commend the Orlando Sentinel for its editorial urging positive rulings in the pending lawsuits seeking to overturn Florida's laws banning same-sex marriage ("Past time to end state's same-sex marriage ban," Sunday). As a gay...
  • Review: At Pot in Koreatown, Roy Choi's still messing with expectations

    Review: At Pot in Koreatown, Roy Choi's still messing with expectations
    Roy Choi has gone through a lot in the last few years, and his journey — from a chef ingloriously fired from a high-profile restaurant to food truck pioneer to baron of a restaurant empire — has been much celebrated lately. His cookbook...
  • Texas militia leader's video on border patrols draws fire

    The leader of an armed militia mobilizing to deploy along the Southwest border has drawn criticism for a YouTube video in which he appears to advise members to confront and intimidate those caught crossing the border illegally. "You see an illegal....
  • Stars and Stripes Jeeps color Independence Day

    Stars and Stripes Jeeps color Independence Day
    No vehicle elicits greater feelings of freedom, adventure and patriotism like the Jeep. Two Jeeps in particular, a 1976 CJ-5 and a 2002 Jeep Liberty, wear their patriotic hearts on their galvanized sleeves. Painted in American flags, the Stars and...
  • Gary Olson: 'Your father was never the same person after the war'

    Because my 33-year-old father was on the verge of embarking for Europe and the allied invasion of Italy, my birth certificate reads: U.S. Army Hospital, Fort Benning, Ga. When he finally returned, Pfc. Lee Olson's decorations included a Purple Heart medal...