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  • The FBI's man in L.A. on how to find the bad guys among us

    The FBI's man in L.A. on how to find the bad guys among us
    David Bowdich, assistant director in charge of the FBI's L.A. office, oversees the most populous beat in law enforcement — seven Southern California counties, some 44,000 square miles, and nearly 19 million people. He joined the bureau in 1995,...
  • Emirates returns to fight against Islamic State militants, launching airstrikes from Jordan

    United Arab Emirates fighter planes roared out of an air base in Jordan on Tuesday to pound Islamic State militant positions, marking a return to combat operations by one of the United States' closest Arab allies in the fight against the extremists....
  • Fuzzy speech trips up latest Bush who would be president

    Jeb Bush's highly anticipated speech on foreign policy reminded me of the joke in which two senior citizens are complaining about a restaurant. "Terrible food at that place," says one. "Yes," says the other, "and such small portions!" Bush's speech,...
  • Arizona mountain town mourns for American woman held by IS after parents confirm her death

    The small Arizona town where Kayla Jean Mueller grew up gathered in grief Tuesday upon learning that the 26-year-old aid worker who traveled the world on a quest to help others had died while in the hands of Islamic State militants. A memorial of flowers...
  • U.S. Embassy in Yemen closing because of security threats

    The U.S. Embassy in Yemen is closing because of mounting security threats, State Department officials said Tuesday, raising questions about the future of the high-priority U.S. counter-terrorism campaign in the unstable Arab nation. The embassy in Sana,...
  • Iraqis worry they won't be ready for Mosul operation

    With the military operation to retake Iraq's second largest city from Islamic State militants just a few months away, questions persist about whether the struggling Iraqi military will be ready for the fight. Iraqi officials continue to insist they...
  • New U.S. agency to fight cyberthreats

     New U.S. agency to fight cyberthreats
    Spurred in large part by North Korea's destructive digital hack at Sony Pictures, the Obama administration announced plans Tuesday to create a cyberintelligence center to better respond to digital breaches and threats to federal agencies and private...
  • AP National News Calendar

    Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of Feb. 22-28. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute. The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EST), unless otherwise noted: SUNDAY: No events of note....
  • Feasibility of U.S. plan to retake Mosul from Islamic State uncertain

    WASHINGTON — The Pentagon plan for a major ground assault to retake the northern Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic State is bold, ambitious — and perplexing. The Obama administration has set a goal of helping Iraq regain control of its...
  • Hampton Roads business leaders to visit Louisiana port

    Hampton Roads business leaders to visit Louisiana port
    A group of regional business, education and civic leaders plans to visit Louisiana in March to explore how to best prepare Hampton Roads for a potential offshore drilling industry. The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce finalized details for the three-...
  • Islamic State link suspected in threatening messages sent to military spouses

    Angela Ricketts, the wife of an Army officer in Colorado, was startled by the message that popped up on her Facebook account last week. "Dear Angela! Bloody Valentines Day!" the message began. "While your president and your husband are killing our...