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  • Preview: Western Kentucky at Ole Miss

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: Western Kentucky at Ole Miss Ole Miss recorded three victories against major conference teams in the first month of the season and looks to add another against a traditionally strong program when it hosts Western Kentucky on...
  • In 2003, U.S. experts doubted key Iraq war claim: CIA cable

    A CIA cable disclosed on Thursday showed that U.S. counterterrorism officials in 2003 discounted reports that a leader of the Sept. 11 attacks met an Iraqi intelligence official in Prague just before the attacks, further undermining a Bush...
  • 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...
  • Japanese nationalists attempt to revise history on 'comfort women'

    Japanese nationalists attempt to revise history on 'comfort women'
    Among the many horrors of World War II was the Japanese military's peculiar system of sexual slavery, in which women (mostly Korean) were kidnapped or otherwise conscripted to provide sex for Japanese troops as they invaded their way around Asia and the...
  • Flintridge Prep girls' basketball shuts down Providence for Pioneer Shootout championship

    Flintridge Prep girls' basketball shuts down Providence for Pioneer Shootout championship
    BURBANK — Halfway through the third quarter, the shots stopped falling. Whether they were layups, three-pointers, looks from around the free-throw line or mid-range jumpers, it didn’t matter, the Providence High girls’ basketball...
  • The other America

    Germany's first chancellor, Otto von Bismarck, supposedly once said that there was "a special providence for drunkards, fools and the United States of America." Apparently, late 19th century observers could not quite explain how the U.S. thrived when...
  • 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...
  • 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 Cañada 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...
  • Not just torture: Senator says CIA is stalling over bogus intelligence that led to Iraq war

    WASHINGTON CIA Director John Brennan, under fire over the Senate report on the CIA's use of torture, is facing new heat over his role in what a senior lawmaker calls an apparent cover-up involving bogus intelligence used by the George W. Bush...
  • Psychologist: Senate's torture report makes false charges

    Psychologist: Senate's torture report makes false charges
    One of the two psychologists who devised the CIA's harsh Bush-era interrogation methods said on Wednesday that a scathing U.S. Senate report on the torture of foreign terrorism suspects "took things out of context" and made false accusations. "It's a...
  • Haitian commission recommends sweeping changes

    MIAMI A Haitian presidential commission is recommending sweeping changes, including a new prime minister and government to stabilize the country. It also asks President Michel Martelly to abandon plans to rule by decree. Haitian lawmakers Tuesday...