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Letters to the editor

Breastfeeding moms should cover up

October 15, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Politics played role in '04 terror alert, Ridge says in book

Politics played role in '04 terror alert, Ridge says in book

WASHINGTON — Former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge says in a new book that he was pressured by other members of President George W. Bush's Cabinet to raise the nation's terror alert level just before the 2004 presidential election.

August 21, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

White House won't rule out increasing Afghanistan force

WASHINGTON — President Obama's national security adviser did not rule out adding more U.S. forces in Afghanistan to help turn around a war he said Sunday is not now in crisis.

August 10, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Uighurs: US aided interrogation at Gitmo

WASHINGTON — U.S. military personnel at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, helped Chinese interrogators question members of China's Uighur minority, including physically restraining them so they could be photographed against their will, according to testimony presented Thursday to a congressional subcommittee.

July 17, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Entertainer dies after battling cancer

LOS ANGELES — Fred Travalena, the master impressionist and singer whose broad repertoire of voices ranged from Jack Nicholson to Sammy Davis Jr. to Bugs Bunny, has died. He was 66.

June 30, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Letters to the editor

OV police must share in budget cuts

April 15, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Ex-Powell aide: Many at Gitmo innocent

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Many detainees at Guantanamo were innocent men swept up by U.S. forces unable to distinguish enemies from non-combatants, a former Bush administration official said Thursday.

March 20, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Letters to the editor

Double-decker freeways can work

January 31, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Conduct of war on terror must be investigated


January 23, 2009 12:00 am

Letters to the editor

Obama's message to tax cheats

January 23, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Letters to the editor

Paying the price for hatred

January 12, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Prisoner abuse tied directly to Bush policies

WASHINGTON — The physical and mental abuse of detainees in Iraq, Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, was the direct result of Bush administration policies, not merely the work of bad guards or interrogators, a bipartisan Senate report said Thursday.

December 12, 2008 12:00 amLoading…

Obama reveals today names of his choices for his security team

WASHINGTON — President-elect Barack Obama plans to announce six experienced hands to fill top administration posts today, moving at record speed to name the leadership team that will guide his presidency through a time of war and recession.

December 01, 2008 12:00 amLoading…

Specialized care centers for Army serve many who don't belong there

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. — In a rush to correct reports of substandard care for wounded soldiers, the Army flung open the doors of new specialized treatment centers so wide that up to half the soldiers currently enrolled do not have injuries serious enough to justify being there, The Associated Pr…

November 03, 2008 12:00 amLoading…

Excerpts from an interview with U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords

Excerpts from an interview with U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, running for re-election against Republican Tim Bee.

October 28, 2008 12:00 amLoading…

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