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  • Army Reservists heading to Africa to join Ebola fight

    Army Reservists heading to Africa to join Ebola fight
    A pair of Army Reserve units from Maryland are being mobilized to aid U.S. efforts to tackle the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa, officials said Monday, as the Pentagon prepares to extend its humanitarian mission into next year. The military has...
  • Colombia suspends talks, seeks help as it hunts for kidnapped general

    Colombia’s defense minister headed to a remote northwestern state Monday to direct search and rescue operations for an army general whose kidnapping over the weekend by suspected rebels prompted the government to suspend peace talks with the...
  • Donald Chung dies at 82; Korean War vet became author, doctor, donor

    Donald Chung dies at 82; Korean War vet became author, doctor, donor
    Fleeing his North Korean village in wartime 1950, Donald Chung promised his mother he would be back within three days. He never saw her again. Unable to return, Chung went on to fight on the side of South Korea in the Korean War, endure bruising...
  • Rachel Marsden: Will Obama finish as a statesman or a politician?

    PARIS -- U.S. President Barack Obama was elected in 2008 as a politician, and he's on pace to finish his presidency as one, rather than as the statesman many presumed he would become. As it currently stands, his accomplishments aren't likely to remain...
  • Men's Soccer: UCI opens NCAA tournament at home vs. UNLV

    The UC Irvine men's soccer team is an at-large entry in the 48-team NCAA Tournament and will play host to UNLV in a first-round contest on Thursday at 7 p.m. The Anteaters (14-5-3), under first-year coach Chris Volk, are making their fifth NCAA...
  • FARC rebels acknowledge kidnapping Colombia general

    FARC rebels acknowledge kidnapping Colombia general
    Colombia's largest rebel group acknowledged Tuesday that it had kidnapped a general over the weekend but gave no indication of whether he would be released, a condition announced a day earlier by President Juan Manuel Santos for the resumption of peace...
  • Trio of La Cañada schools make way to CIF-SS cross-country finals

    Trio of La Cañada schools make way to CIF-SS cross-country finals
    There is a feeling that Saturday could end up being a big day for the Flintridge Prep, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy and La Cañada High cross-country programs. The trio of schools qualified teams or individuals to the CIF Southern Section boys and...
  • James Traub: Bashar Assad and the devil's bargain

    James Traub: Bashar Assad and the devil's bargain
    The Obama administration has at least a hypothetical way forward in Iraq, but not in Syria, which it is currently treating as the rear sanctuary for Islamic State forces besieging Iraq. By the time its long-term plan to train insurgents to fight both IS...
  • Two cities in Little Saigon elect Vietnamese American mayors

    Two cities in Little Saigon elect Vietnamese American mayors
    The two cities that make up the heart of Little Saigon will now be led by Vietnamese Americans for the first time — after a final count of ballots in a razor-close municipal election. Bao Nguyen, a Garden Grove school trustee, beat veteran...
  • Israeli demolition of Palestinian home follows synagogue attack

    A thunderous explosion and the crunch of collapsing masonry early Wednesday heralded the revival of what had been a largely abandoned Israeli tactic: the demolition of family homes of Palestinians who stage attacks against Jews. Less than 24 hours after...
  • Top official says U.S. should consider giving weapons to Ukraine

    Top official says U.S. should consider giving weapons to Ukraine
    President Barack Obama's choice to fill the number two spot at the State Department, Anthony Blinken, spoke favorably on Wednesday about the possibility of providing weapons to Ukraine, which is grappling with pro-Russian separatists. Testifying at a...