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  • Critics decry lack of U.S. response to Bahrain expulsion

    Critics decry lack of U.S. response to Bahrain expulsion
    Bahrain's expulsion last month of the top U.S. diplomat for democracy and human rights was a provocative move that seemed sure to bring a strong reaction from Washington. But four weeks later, the Obama administration has made no visible response beyond...
  • PASSINGS: Ed Sprinkle, Brenda Marsh-Mitchell

    PASSINGS: Ed Sprinkle, Brenda Marsh-Mitchell
    Ed Sprinkle Defensive end for Chicago Bears in '40s and '50s Ed Sprinkle, 90, a star defensive end for the Chicago Bears in the 1940s and `50s who was called the "meanest man" in football, died July 28 in the Chicago suburb of Palos Heights, his...
  • Review: 'War of the Whales' by Joshua Horwitz

    Review: 'War of the Whales' by Joshua Horwitz
    On March 15, 2000, the whales came ashore. Although they appeared to the uninitiated to be "weird-looking dolphins," marine biologist Ken Balcomb identified most of the victims as beaked whales. He could barely believe his eyes when he found the first...
  • Fallujah redux [Commentary]

    Fallujah redux [Commentary]
    When I departed Fallujah, Iraq in October 2007 after a six-month deployment with the U.S. Navy as a tribal and political engagement officer, I left a city that appeared to have turned its back on Islamic radicalism and was focused on peacefully...
  • Bahrain charges opposition leader who met with U.S. diplomat

    Bahrain charges opposition leader who met with U.S. diplomat
    Bahrain's conflict with the United States worsened Thursday, as the Persian Gulf emirate filed criminal charges against the country's leading opposition figure for holding a meeting this week with a senior U.S. diplomat. Officials accused Sheik Ali...
  • Eroni Kumana dies at 93; helped rescue JFK and his PT-109 crew

    Eroni Kumana dies at 93; helped rescue JFK and his PT-109 crew
    On a moonless night in the summer of 1943, a Japanese destroyer tore through a U.S. Navy patrol-torpedo boat guarding the waters around the Solomon Islands. The boat was PT-109, skippered by a young lieutenant from Massachusetts named John F. Kennedy....
  • Vice President Biden coming to Baltimore for 'Star-Spangled 200'

    Vice President Joe Biden will be in town this weekend, to help Baltimore celebrate its "Star-Spangled Banner" bicentennial. The vice president, who hails from neighboring Delaware, will be at Fort McHenry Saturday night to deliver remarks during a...
  • After spat over spy plane, China tells U.S. to stop reconnaissance

    After spat over spy plane, China tells U.S. to stop reconnaissance
    A senior Chinese military official in Beijing told President Obama’s visiting national security advisor to end "close-in reconnaissance" less than a month after an armed Chinese fighter jet conducted an aggressive midair intercept of a U.S. Navy...
  • Former Navy SEAL admits swindling other SEALs

    A former Navy SEAL has pleaded guilty to swindling 11 former and active-duty SEALs out of more than $1 milion. Jason Matthew Mullaney, 41, pleaded guilty Monday in San Diego County Superior Court to grand theft and fraud. Prosecutors allege that...
  • Thousands of children, one 1914 return attendee form a living flag at Fort McHenry

    Thousands of children, one 1914 return attendee form a living flag at Fort McHenry
    Myrtle Sanders was just a month old when she and her mother visited Fort McHenry with thousands of others to form the Human Flag in 1914 — 100 years after the British bombardment of Fort McHenry during the War of 1812. On Tuesday, the 100-year-old...
  • Larry Storch aims to leave 'em laughing one last time on L.A. stage

    Larry Storch kept his classmates at DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx in stitches with his impressions of such famed actors as Claude Rains and Basil Rathbone and "The Wizard of Oz" himself, Frank Morgan. "That's why I never graduated," he quipped...