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  • Bahrain expelling top U.S. official for meeting with Shiite group

    Bahrain expelling top U.S. official for meeting with Shiite group
    Bahrain announced Monday that it was expelling a top State Department official for meddling in its affairs, sharpening tensions between the Obama administration and a strategically important Persian Gulf ally. The state-run Bahrain News Agency said...
  • Steve Lopez: Garcetti's F-bomb born of political calculation?

    Steve Lopez: Garcetti's F-bomb born of political calculation?
    Did the mayor just say that on live television? Yes, I’m pretty sure L.A.  Mayor Eric Garcetti let one slip. I wasn’t at today’s bash celebrating the L.A. Kings’ Stanley Cup victory over the New York Rangers, but I’ve now...
  • In Theory: Is the United States making a right turn?

    The U.S. Navy, which earlier began allowing "humanist" as a designated religious preference despite the fact that many humanists are atheists, recently rejected its first application from a humanist chaplain. Days later, the U.S. Senate approved a...
  • Veterans seek to commemorate 28 submarines that passed through Chicago River

     Veterans seek to commemorate 28 submarines that passed through Chicago River
    Today mostly the domain of riverboat tours and kayakers, the Chicago River was once part of the thoroughfare for 28 World War II submarines built in Wisconsin making their way out to the Pacific. To highlight this little-known chapter of Chicago history,...
  • Teacher will be homeless for 30 days

    Teacher will be homeless for 30 days
    After the fireworks show at Lake Eola this Fourth of July, middle-school teacher Thomas Rebman plans to kiss his wife, hug his stepson and venture off into a 30-day odyssey of homelessness with nothing more than an ID card, his iPhone and a charger....
  • Michelle Howard becomes U.S. Navy's first female four-star admiral

    Michelle Howard might be used to being the first to do a lot of things, but Tuesday's first is a big one. In a ceremony at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at  Arlington National Cemetery, Howard became the first woman promoted to...
  • Benghazi suspect to remain in U.S. custody, judge orders

    The Libyan militant accused of involvement in the 2012 attacks on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya will remain in U.S. custody as he awaits trial, a federal judge said on Wednesday. U.S. Magistrate Judge Deborah Robinson ordered the...
  • Peter Arnett: In Baghdad, we could see the fall of Saigon all over again

    Exploding shells and rockets rattled me awake in the early hours of a misty Tuesday morning in Saigon. I scrambled to my hotel roof and watched as fireballs, smoke and debris burst across the city's famous airport once one of the busiest in the world, now...
  • Spice sellers undisturbed in Newport News, Hampton

    NEWPORT NEWS — If you listen to the U.S. Navy, Newport News and Hampton are problem cities for the retail sale of spice. But unlike nearby counties the two cities haven't raided stores that sell spice, which a local prosecutor and a defense...
  • Australia says missing Malaysia plane not where 'pings' heard

    The search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner suffered a further setback on Thursday after Australian officials said wreckage from the aircraft was not on the seabed in the area they had identified. Flight MH370, carrying 239 passengers and crew,...
  • Trailblazers To Generals: Women's Legacy

    At the ceremonial entrance of Arlington National Cemetery across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., stands a majestic citadel of white marble strung across the landscape like outstretched arms embracing visitors, pilgrims and mourners who come to...