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  • Obama appears to be seeking a more forceful Defense secretary

    Obama appears to be seeking a more forceful Defense secretary
    As he searches for his fourth Defense secretary in six years, President Obama appears to be looking for a more forceful, articulate military leader to navigate the tough but limited wars that are likely to consume much of his final two years in office....
  • Iraqi leader asks Chuck Hagel for more U.S. airstrikes, arms

    Iraqi leader asks Chuck Hagel for more U.S. airstrikes, arms
    Iraq’s leaders told Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Tuesday that local security forces want an increase in airstrikes and American-made weaponry in their fight to defeat Islamic State militants. The appeal by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi...
  • Wreaths Across America ceremony to held at Hampton cemetery

    Wreaths will be placed at veterans headstones throughout the country on Dec. 13, including at the Hampton National Cemetery. Wreaths Across America Day takes place each December and will be replicated at 900 locations this year. A remembrance ceremony...
  • Sports Roundup: Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy basketball thwarts Providence

    GIRLS’ BASKETBALL Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy 66, Providence 56: Jessica Wirthlin had eight points and 13 rebounds and Jessica Tran added 22 points Tuesday to lead the Tologs (2-3) to a victory in the Pasadena Poly Tournament. Holy Family 52,...
  • Sports Roundup: La Cañada High wrestling wins twice

    WRESTLING La Cañada in Eagle Rock tri-meet: The Spartans went unbeaten Monday afternoon with a 45-35 victory over Duarte followed by a 66-15 win over Eagle Rock. The Spartans (3-0) appeared in danger of dropping their first match, trailing Duarte, 29-6....
  • Sports Roundup: La Cañada girls' water polo defeats Burbank

    GIRLS’ WATER POLO La Cañada 15, Burbank 7: Senior Miranda Mora led the Spartans in their season opener at home, netting a game-high six goals and six assists in a nonleague victory Thursday afternoon. Senior Paige Rivett added three goals and five...
  • Chuck Hagel leaves Obama's war against war

    WASHINGTON -- The surprising decision of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to leave his Pentagon post after only 21 months of service has been widely greeted as a combination of his frustration in the job and a conclusion at the White House that he...
  • School hosts Veterans Day tributes

    School hosts Veterans Day tributes
    Franklin Academy's gymnasium was the scene of a stirring tribute on Veterans Day, packed with large audiences for three separate ceremonies. The patriotic spirit was palpable in the Boynton Beach facility as a Boy Scout color guard presented the...
  • Aleppo, Syria, could soon be under siege by government troops

    Aleppo, Syria, could soon be under siege by government troops
    Syrian troops are on the brink of surrounding the rebel-held portion of Aleppo, a major setback for the opposition, which has increasingly found itself on the defensive and losing territory in the war. The outgunned antigovernment fighters are...
  • Costs soar in war against Islamic State

    Costs soar in war against Islamic State
    The cost of the fight against the Islamic State continues to mount. The departure of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel may be one of them, but I want to focus on the dollars and sense, and by the latter I mean explaining more about what we are doing....
  • Thou shalt not mess with the monument

    Thou shalt not mess with the monument
    The War Memorial Auditorium in Fort Lauderdale, opened in 1950, was meant to honor the men and women who served in the nation's wars. A large compass on the lobby floor points to 20 battle arenas of World War II. A bronze plaque lists the names of local...