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  • Ukraine is big deal, but not the biggest deal for the U.S.

    WASHINGTON — In speeches and remarks last week in Europe, President Obama made it clear that he considers Russia's annexation of Crimea a very big deal. But he also defined what it's not: an overwhelming national security threat, such as the U.S.-...
  • In Afghanistan election, three plausible presidents

    In Afghanistan election, three plausible presidents
    Negative early headlines about Afghanistan's April 5 presidential election are easy to imagine. Some candidates are already trying to foster a simplified view among Westerners that they can fail to make the likely second-round runoff only if there is...
  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (March 24-28, 2014)

    Noah (Paramount) Having made movies about obsessive characters looking for God -- or something like Him -- in the numerology of the Kabbalah ("Pi"), at the end of a heroin needle ("Requiem for a Dream"), and in the outer reaches of the galaxy ("The...
  • Letters: Sweet or sour ending for Bruins?

    Letters: Sweet or sour ending for Bruins?
    Not sure which game Bill Plaschke was watching when he wrote such glowing compliments of UCLA's Sweet 16 performance against Florida. Defense wins games in the tournament, and the Bruins' defense, absent for much of the season, was AWOL as Florida...
  • Reader feedback March 29: Naval Station Norfolk shooter, poll on military base security

    Naval Station Norfolk shooter identified A Portsmouth truck driver with felony convictions has been identified as the gunman who shot and killed a sailor at Naval Station Norfolk, according to the Navy. Jeffrey Tyrone Savage, 35, was shot and killed by...
  • Film Review: 'Boys of Abu Ghraib'

    An ambitious first feature, if one that ultimately doesn't say much about the issues it's taken on, "Boys of Abu Ghraib" is writer-director-star Luke Moran's fictive take on an average U.S. military grunt's experience at the titular prison outside...
  • Military resolves Guantanamo prison guard's sex-assault case with discharge

    MIAMI A former Guantanamo prison camp guard is being permitted to quit the Army rather than face a sex-assault trial, the military said Friday. Army Sgt. Stevontae Lacefield, 24, told The Miami Herald from Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio that on Monday...
  • Glendale senior living complex accepting applications

    Low-income seniors seeking affordable housing can apply for 17 units in a rehabilitated and modernized Glendale apartment complex called Cypress Senior Living between March 31 and April 14. The $4.3-million renovation to the 1928 brick building includes...
  • Average gasoline price in California hits nearly $4 a gallon

    Average gasoline price in California hits nearly $4 a gallon
    For the first time in months, most Californians are shelling out more than $4 for a gallon of regular gasoline. And with the busy summer driving season ahead, prices are likely to move even higher, fuel analysts said. It's a rite of spring as...
  • Warner calls for review of security after Naval Station shooting

    Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) is calling for a  review of security procedures at U.S. military installations today following the shooting death of a Navy petty office at  Naval Station Norfolk. The sailor died after an attack by a shooter who apparently...
  • Immigration enforcement gone rogue in 'Border Patrol Nation'

    In his scathing and deeply reported examination of the U.S. Border Patrol, Todd Miller argues that the agency has gone rogue since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, trampling on the dignity and rights of the undocumented with military-style tactics....