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  • In Theory: Should the U.S. use its military might against ISIS?

    In an open letter issued in late August, 53 religious leaders, mostly Protestant and Catholic, called on the U.S. to stop using airstrikes against Islamic extremists in Iraq and Syria and instead seek more peaceful means to resolving the human rights atrocities there.  But Republican party officials and other prominent Christians, Catholics and Jewish leaders have pushed for more forceful U.S. military action in the region.
  • In Theory: On the legacy of Fred Phelps

    Fred Phelps, the founder the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan. who was known for his fire-and-brimstone anti-gay public protests — as many as 53,000 of them since 1991, according to church officials — died March 19 at the age of 84. Q:...

    Bob Hope's 1939 home on the market for $27.5 million

    Bob Hope's 1939 home on the market for $27.5 million
    Richard Nixon's helicopter once landed on the back lawn so the president could play a round at the nearby Lakeside Golf Club. Lucille Ball and Jack Benny drank and gossiped at the holiday parties in the living room. And the homeowner, Bob Hope, tried...

    Community: Burbanker graduates from West Point

    Community: Burbanker graduates from West Point
    Cadet Christian King Beckler, son of Benjamin and Mollie Beckler of Burbank, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on May 25. He is now serving as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army Aviation branch at Ft. Rucker in Alabama, receiving...

    Schiff invites students to try for military academy

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) is accepting applications for nominations to the United States military service academies. The deadline to apply for a nomination is Nov. 1. Schiff, like all members of Congress, can nominate qualified high school students...