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  • The Benghazi, Libya, attack: What investigations have found

    The Benghazi, Libya, attack: What investigations have found
    The recently released House Intelligence Committee report on the Sept. 11, 2012, attack against an American diplomatic facility in Benghazi, Libya, was the seventh such inquiry since 2012. An eighth, led by a House select committee, began work this year....
  • Hold Iran accountable for nuclear pursuits

    Hold Iran accountable for nuclear pursuits
    As an unrepentant sponsor of terrorism that abhors Western values, Iran just successfully circumvented another deadline surrounding its negotiations with the P5+1 world powers in Vienna. With another diplomatic deadline calendared, it is imperative...
  • Sundance 2015: Festival announces genre and experimental slates

    Sundance 2015: Festival announces genre and experimental slates
    A documentary-horror movie about sleep paralysis, an experimental anthology of minute-long shorts, and new works starring Keanu Reeves, Jack O'Connell and Kevin Bacon are among the latest additions to next year's Sundance Film Festival, organizers...
  • ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ trailer includes X-wings, Falcon, more

     
    The debut trailer for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is out, offering fans a glimpse of the first new live-action […]...
  • Amid criticism, Pentagon unveils anti-rape plans

    — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel unveiled new initiatives Thursday to halt rape and other sexual assaults within the U.S. military after the Pentagon released a report showing an 8 percent increase in reported incidents over the past year. The 136-...
  • Sports Roundup: Glendale High girls' basketball thwarts Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy

    GIRLS’ BASKETBALL Glendale 62, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy 47: The Nitros picked up a pool-play victory against the Tologs on Thursday in the Duarte Tournament. Kristina Sahakian paced the Nitros (3-0) with 17 points and 10 rebounds. Jenna Tran...
  • President Obama on race, America and the elusive 'more perfect union'

    President Obama on race, America and the elusive 'more perfect union'
    President Obama first grabbed national attention with a keynote speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention that portrayed America the way most Americans want to see it, as a unified entity, regardless of its occasional squabbles. Ironic, then,...
  • Taxes still fund 'perpetual war footing,' at home and abroad

    WASHINGTON -- Two disparate news items caught my eye recently that demonstrate how our government can act in ways that mystify and anger the taxpayers who support it with their hard-earned money. The first was the report from the new prime minister of...
  • Baltimore approaching 200th homicide this year

    Baltimore approaching 200th homicide this year
    While overall violent crime is down this year, Baltimore is approaching the 200-homicide mark for the third straight year, a grim milestone pushed by surging violence in Northwest Baltimore. A man and a woman were killed this week in northwestern...
  • Support for defense bill but questions on Syria mission

    Support for defense bill but questions on Syria mission
    All of the Lehigh Valley’s local congressmen voted to approve a $585 billion defense policy bill on Thursday, but not before Republican Charlie Dent expressed some reservations. Dent, of Allentown, joined with Democratic Rep. Chris Van Hollen of...
  • Obama nominates Ashton Carter, ex-defense official, to run Pentagon

    Obama nominates Ashton Carter, ex-defense official, to run Pentagon
    President Obama on Friday nominated former top Defense Department official Ashton B. Carter to replace outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, describing Carter as an innovator, a reformer and “one of nation’s foremost national security...