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  • Monrovia defense workers say they were forced out after ICE audit

    Monrovia defense workers say they were forced out after ICE audit
    When Raymundo Lazaro showed up for a shift last week at Vinyl Technology Inc., a Monrovia defense contractor that has employed him for the last 18 years, his boss took him aside. Lazaro, an immigrant from Mexico who came to the country illegally 23...
  • Journalist freed after behind-the-scenes negotiations

    The first phone call jolted the modest Redondo Beach town house in the middle of the night. Many others like it would follow, for nearly three years. The voices on the other end of the line would vary, but all were insistent — turn over millions...
  • A call for leadership

    At the reluctant direction of President Barack Obama, the United States on Tuesday finally launched airstrikes against targets in Syria, effectively expanding our theater of operations in the Middle East. This was not a step the president wanted to...
  • Robert Hart, Former Canton School Board Chairman, Dies At 92

    CANTON — Robert Delos Hart, who spent most of his life in town and served as chairman of the board of education, died Aug. 24. He was 92. Hart was born in Winsted in 1922 and spent the first decade of his life in Barkhamsted Hollow on a 300-acre...
  • Government wants to close Guantanamo forced-feeding hearing

    The Obama administration, which has systematically shrouded the long-running hunger strike at Guantanamo in secrecy, has asked a federal judge to shut the public out of a hearing on one captive's challenge of prison forced-feeding policy. Justice...
  • Henry Meacham Stanley Sr.: Teacher, inventor strove to make others laugh

    Henry Meacham Stanley Sr.: Teacher, inventor strove to make others laugh
    After retiring from more than a decade of teaching in Orange County Public Schools, Henry Meacham Stanley, Sr. decided he was too young to stop working at age 65. Retirement was boring, he told his family. So the former business teacher launched a new...
  • Boeing plans 2,000 job cuts in defense work

    In the latest drain of high-paying Boeing jobs out of Washington state, the jet maker's defense division said Monday it will shift about 2,000 jobs, mostly in engineering, out of the region by 2017. Some workers with critical skills will be offered...
  • Harris Ripps, scientist and researcher, 87

    Harris Ripps, scientist and researcher, 87
    Even as he approached the end of his ninth decade, Dr. Harris Ripps was still pursuing his lifelong passion — unlocking the mysteries of the human brain. The 87-year-old West Boca resident died Sept. 18 in Boston, inciting an outpouring of...
  • U.S., Arab allies struck 24 militant targets in Syria, officials say

    U.S., Arab allies struck 24 militant targets in Syria, officials say
    The deadly Tomahawks roared in from two directions in the predawn hours Tuesday, as the guided-missile destroyer Arleigh Burke in the Red Sea and the cruiser Philippine Sea in the north Persian Gulf fired 47 cruise missiles across the cold desert and into...
  • BTK killer's daughter says Stephen King is 'exploiting' victims, families with movie

    WICHITA, Kan. Kerri Rawson, the daughter of BTK serial killer Dennis Rader, broke the family's nine-year silence this week and talked about her father's 10 murders. An interview by writer Stephen King about the upcoming movie "A Good Marriage" prompted...
  • U.S., China security leaders spar over jet maneuvers

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Top U.S. and China security officials disagreed this week over what the United States said was China's intercept of a U.S. Navy patrol plane near the southern island province of Hainan. U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice, on...