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  • Despite carols, there's no peace on Earth

    It is difficult for me to listen to the omnipresent Christmas carols that are playing. I know that many people find the songs to be cheerful and uplifting, but I find them to be inconsistent with the values of our society. Our country is currently in...
  • Westchester Cemetery participates in Wreaths Across America

    Westchester Cemetery participates in Wreaths Across America
    Sunny skies and temperatures in the upper 30s on Dec. 13 greeted about two dozen people who attended the fourth annual ceremony at the Westchester Center Cemetery in Colchester honoring veterans as part of the national Wreaths Across America Day. In...
  • Holiday gift guide: ‘Hobbit,’ Batman, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy,’ more

     
    Ho, Ho, Ho(dor)! It's the time of year for geek-friendly holiday shopping. Whether you're shopping for fans of “Game of Thrones,” “Star […]...
  • How to cut militias off from gold and mineral mines in Congo

    Few parts of the world have been more ravaged by war and violence over the last two decades than the Democratic Republic of Congo. That's been made possible, in part, by the mines in the eastern part of the country that offer up tin, tungsten and tantalum...
  • Al Qaeda-linked fighters seize two Syrian army bases

    Fighters with the Al Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front and other Islamist groups have seized two major army bases in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib, rebel activists said. After two days of heavy fighting, the groups - including Jund Al-Aqsa and Ahrar...
  • La Caņada's Neat leads the way in earning All-CIF recognition

    La Cañada's Neat leads the way in earning All-CIF recognition
    In winning a fifth consecutive Rio Hondo League championship, the La Caņada High boys' water polo team needed to constantly have Leo Neat involved on both ends of the pool. It's something La Caņada second-year Coach Christian Flores wanted to see to...
  • Roundup: Prep soccer earns nonleague shutout

    BOYS' SOCCER Flintridge Prep 2, San Marino 0: Tim Bates and Ari Baranian each scored one goal Monday to lead the visiting Rebels in a nonleague match. Sylmar 3, St. Francis 0: The host Golden Knights (4-1-2) fell Monday in the third-place match of the...
  • Violence shakes Kabul as U.S. combat troops depart

    When he arrived 40 minutes late to a play about a suicide bombing, 19-year-old Omar Haidari expected to see actors playing out the drama on stage. He didn’t imagine that he would see the remains of a real-life suicide bomber not much younger than...
  • Former Costa Mesa mayor Jack Hammett dies

    Former Costa Mesa mayor Jack Hammett dies
    Jack Hammett, a Pearl Harbor survivor and former Costa Mesa mayor, died Saturday morning in his home. He was 94. Hammett had been ill for a few weeks and was hospitalized earlier this week, but had returned home, his personal assistant Teresa Drain...
  • Car bombs hit school bus in Yemen; at least 15 girls die

    A pair of car bombs in central Yemen on Tuesday killed at least 25 people, nearly two-thirds of them schoolgirls whose bus was hit, Yemeni officials said. A Shiite Muslim rebel group blamed Al Qaeda for causing the girls’ deaths in a botched...
  • Horror in Peshawar

    The cowardly attack on hundreds of Pakistani schoolchildren by Taliban fighters in the city of Peshawar Tuesday has rightly drawn the condemnation of the world. The militants targeted a school where many members of Pakistan's officer corps send their...