| Feb 12, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Welcome to 2014, which is practically 2016, which in presidential politics means just one thing, with three controversial names: Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Or, as her staff and many in the media refer to her: HRC.
"HRC" is the title of a new book by...
| Oct 2, 2012
It's Day 20 for the Benghazi CSI-team hostage crisis. That's how long an FBI forensic team has been trying to gain access in Libya to what the State Department still calls a crime scene — the Obama administration's preferred term for the location of...
| May 3, 2012
We're far enough away from it now that we can probably all agree: It was a mistake for George W. Bushto land on that aircraft carrier in a flight suit to proclaim "Mission Accomplished." And not just because the war in Iraq was far from over at that...
| May 18, 2011
| 5:09 PM
Fighting pirates off the Horn of Africa, saving lives after natural disasters and stopping terrorists from entering American ports are all missions expected of the U.S. Coast Guard, President Barack Obama told graduating cadets Wednesday.
And in a nod to...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 10:26 PM
– The eyes of the world were on South Florida on Monday evening as issues of the world — foreign and military policy — took center stage in a presidential campaign that's been dominated, until now, by the economy.
President Barack Obama...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 7:36 AM
Making a closing pitch to Florida voters, President Barack Obama bragged about the results he's achieved in the past four years, acknowledged much more work is ahead, and sought to portray challenger Mitt Romney as someone who's hiding the truth about...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 11:02 AM
It’s easy to comprehend why Republicans are so loath to give President Obama any credit for the killing of Osama bin Laden when you take into account the dynamics of election year campaigning.
Traditionally, the perception is that while...
| May 14, 2011
| 8:33 PM
Eight men kneeled in prayers led by their imam, Hafiz Muhammed Sher Ali Khan, when a loud pounding shook the locked door of the mosque, a modest house behind a green fence in a residential neighborhood in west Miami-Dade County.
It was just after 6 a.m....
| May 11, 2011
| 8:43 AM
Ward Coe's letter criticizing Dan Rodricks's excellent column on bin Laden's death contains assertions that are false or misleading ("Calling raid an 'execution' insults SEALs," May 9).
"For every country except ours, the rules of engagement would be...
| May 11, 2011
| 1:41 PM
The search for Osama bin Laden lasted more than 10 years, through three U.S. presidencies. Under President Bill Clinton in the mid-1990s, our intelligence agencies began their relentless pursuit of bin Laden. The death of almost 3,000 innocent men,...
| May 11, 2011
| 4:15 PM
Before the Huntington Beach City Council meets every other week, someone walks up to the podium to lead a prayer after the flag salute.
Prayers in public meetings often end with a phrase like "in Jesus' name," which reflects the country's dominant...