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  • Talks with Taliban ahead, now that U.S. envoys can find them

    In one of the more bizarre diplomatic events of late, turbaned envoys of the Taliban cut a pink satin ribbon across the entrance of a two-story villa in Doha, Qatar, a fixed address where U.S. negotiators can find the fugitive extremists when they want to...
  • Al Qaeda leader vows to free Muslims from U.S. prisons, Guantanamo

    Al Qaeda leader Ayman Zawahiri has vowed in a video released Wednesday to break out Muslim prisoners from U.S. penitentiaries and the heavily fortified compound for terrorist suspects at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The blustery threat to retaliate for U.S....
  • Three Sept. 11 defendants opt to skip court hearing at Guantanamo

    FT. MEADE, Md. — Alleged terrorist mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and two¬† other defendants chose to skip the proceedings Tuesday morning when pre-trial hearings for the accused conspirators in the Sept. 11 terror attacks resumed at the U.S....
  • News of the Weird: Breast-Milk Lollipops and Buffalo Wing Soda

    News of the Weird: Breast-Milk Lollipops and Buffalo Wing Soda
    Although Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (the alleged 9/11 mastermind) was waterboarded 183 times among several extreme interrogation techniques, he and his CIA captors eventually reached a moderated state. In 2003, though still housed in a “black site&...
  • On Sunday: John Irving, Elizabeth Gilbert's great-grandma in kitchen

     
    This Sunday's book coverage features John Irving's new novel "In One Person" and Elizabeth Gilbert's great-grandma in the kitchen....
  • Bin Laden aide released from Guantanamo, sent home to Sudan

     
    Ibrahim Ahmed Mahmoud Qosi, one of the longest-held prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility, has been released and sent home to Sudan after serving two years of a 14-year sentence for providing support to Al Qaeda's late founder, Osama bin...
  • Derailed train buries Ellicott City in coal, crushing two teen girls

    Derailed train buries Ellicott City in coal, crushing two teen girls
    Ellicott City's historic center braced for a difficult, days-long cleanup of coal, overturned train cars and smashed vehicles after a Tuesday train derailment that crushed two 19-year-old women to death on a bridge. Investigators said the town's uneven...
  • Book review: 'The Hunt for KSM' is a true thriller

    Book review: 'The Hunt for KSM' is a true thriller
    The tale told by former Los Angeles Times reporters Terry McDermott and Josh Meyer in "The Hunt for KSM," the story of the pursuit, capture and interrogation of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, mastermind of9/11, at times so resembles something straight out of...
  • 'The Hunt for KSM: Inside the Pursuit and Takedown of the Real 9/11 Mastermind, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed' info

    The Hunt for KSM: Inside the Pursuit and Takedown of the Real 9/11 Mastermind, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed By Terry McDermott and Josh Meyer Little Brown: 368 pp., $27.99
  • This week in L.A.: Times Book Prizes, festival highlight active week

     
    A preview of the week's upcoming literary events in and around L.A....
  • KSM & Co. getting what they want at Guantanamo Bay

     
    The "trial of the century" kicks off at the Guantanamo Bay war crimes tribunal Saturday -- again -- with the arraignment of confessed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and four alleged accomplices on mass murder charges that could lead to death...