| Aug 13, 2013
| 8:42 AM
"No Easy Day" is an account of the mission that resulting in the killing of Osama bin Laden, and a co-writer of that book is speaking next month at the Hampton Roads Writer's Conference.
The firsthand details in "No Easy Day" were provided by Matt...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 11:22 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's top special operations commander ordered military files about the Navy SEAL raid on Osama bin Laden's hideout to be purged from Defense Department computers and sent to the CIA, where they could be more easily shielded...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 6:52 AM
Kevin Maurer and Mitch Weiss: Using government reports, documents and eyewitness interviews in their new book, the co-authors of "Hunting Che" assembled a timeline of the Green Berets-backed effort to capture Argentine revolutionary Ernesto "Che"...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 9:27 PM
Zero Dark Thirty
Everyone knows how "Zero Dark Thirty" ends: with the killing of Osama bin Laden in his Pakistani compound by SEAL Team Six.
But it’s how it begins — with the hauntingly effective use of the voices of the...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 10:11 PM
Does torture work?
It is a Bush-era debate that has found Obama-era relevance because of a new movie, "Zero Dark Thirty," in which torture seems to work quite well.
The film, an Oscar nominee for best picture, is being sold as a fact-based...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 10:22 PM
It should come as no surprise that every character in a movie with a title like this is either rotten to the core, or a liar, or a schemer, or the bearer of seriously damaging secrets. What is surprising is that these...
| Dec 30, 2012
It was a cruel, cruel year — a year that kept raising our hopes, only to squash them flatter than a dead possum on the interstate.
Example: This year the "reality" show "Jersey Shore," which for six hideous seasons has been a compelling argument...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 12:28 PM
— Four years after he rode into the White House on a message of change, President Barack Obama is set to begin his second term Monday amid lowered expectations and a sense that his re-election has done little to alter the nation's fractured...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 10:30 AM
PARIS -- The realities highlighted by the Oscar-nominated film "Zero Dark Thirty," which detailed the operation that ended with the killing of Osama bin Laden, don't begin and end with the debate over what some call "torture" as a means of obtaining...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 4:58 AM
A few hours after the Boston Marathon bombings, and more than 1,000 miles away, a police officer with a German shepherd patrolled near an entrance to the baseball stadium where Miami hosted Washington on Monday evening — an unusual sight at...
| Mar 11, 2013
John C. Ford Jr., who as a young World War II cryptanalyst was part of a team whose work resulted in the shooting down of the bomber carrying Japanese Adm. Isoroku Yamamoto, died Wednesday from respiratory failure at a son's Arnold home.
He was 94....