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  • Boys' Basketball Preview: Success takes different forms for local boys' basketball teams

    Boys' Basketball Preview: Success takes different forms for local boys' basketball teams
    Success in the local boys’ basketball scene will depend heavily on which teams can integrate new players and develop on the fly, while more veteran squads will have to show progress from last season. At St. Francis, much has changed for a Golden...
  • Avoid prolonged wars like Vietnam

    Any new secretary of defense is going to have a difficult time. Clearly the administration is trying to avoid quagmires like Afghanistan, Iraq and Vietnam. By doing so and not having a clearly defined mission on Syria and the Islam State, that policy has...
  • Obama shows he wants a yes man

    The new secretary of defense should give the president the same advice Chuck Hagel gave. Hagel told President Obama the truth and it cost him his job. The president wants a yes man as the new secretary so he is told what he wants to hear. Hagel told...
  • President must act with restraint in world

    The new secretary of defense should have input in dealing with our immediate problems of Syria, Iraq and the Islamic State. My fear is that there is no turning back from the path we are taking. If the new secretary could offer advice, I would hope that it...
  • Recent Iran airstrikes in Iraq help drive Islamic State from 2 towns

    Recent Iran airstrikes in Iraq help drive Islamic State from 2 towns
    Iranian warplanes have launched several airstrikes in recent days against Islamic State militants in eastern Iraq, U.S. and Iranian officials said Tuesday, the latest sign that America's longtime adversary is conducting a parallel but largely...
  • Boys' Basketball Preview: City trio all has young talent

    Boys' Basketball Preview: City trio all has young talent
    While the jersey colors of the St. Francis High, La CaƱada and Flintridge Prep boys’ basketball teams vary, each squad will share one distinct tint this season: green. That’s because while all three programs have talent to boast, key losses...
  • Obama will nominate Ashton Carter as Defense secretary, officials say

    Obama will nominate Ashton Carter as Defense secretary, officials say
    President Obama is expected to nominate Ashton Carter, a physicist with extensive experience in the Pentagon’s leadership, as secretary of Defense to replace Chuck Hagel, according to administration officials. If confirmed by the Senate, Carter...
  • Navy simulation programs to provide more UCF internships

    Navy simulation programs to provide more UCF internships
    The University of Central Florida has signed a new agreement with the U.S. Navy to cooperate more on training and military simulation programs. The agreement, signed Tuesday, allows employees from both institutions to share laboratories and other...
  • Saving the Warthog to save troop lives

    Saving the Warthog to save troop lives
    Reminiscing about his service in the Korean War, a veteran once remarked to me with wonder how his Army boots were so inadequate in the freezing conditions of winter combat that he and his comrades would compete for the fur-lined boots of dead Chinese...
  • Lebanon detains wife of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

    Lebanon detains wife of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
    The Lebanese army detained a wife and daughter of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as they crossed from Syria nine days ago, security officials said on Tuesday, in a move seen as likely to put pressure on the Islamist chief. The woman was...
  • ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens': See the 88-second first trailer this weekend

     
    [This post has been updated to include the complete list of 30 theaters screening the trailer. Scroll to the end […]...