This Jan. 9, 2014 file photo shows a mockup of a Minuteman 3 nuclear missile used for training by missile maintenance crews at F. E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. U.S. officials say the number of Air Force service members implicated in a nuclear-force cheating scandal has roughly doubled from the 34 initially cited by the Air Force. It wasn’t immediately clear whether the additional 30-plus airmen implicated in an investigation into cheating on proficiency tests are alleged to have participated in the cheating directly or were involved in some indirect way. (AP Photo/Robert Burns, File)

Air Force brass: Culture of fear led to cheating

WASHINGTON (AP) — A worrisome culture of fear that made launch officers believe they had to get perfect test scores to be promoted fueled a widening cheating scandal within the military’s nuclear missile corps, according […]


ABC’s ‘Lucky 7′ 1st show of new season to get axed

  NEW YORK (AP) — The ABC drama “Lucky 7″ has won a dubious derby as the first television show of the new season to be cancelled. ABC said Friday the show is gone after […]


US First Lady Michelle Obama (AP Photo)

First lady to students: ‘I have failed at things’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Failure is OK, but continuing to work hard is more important, Michelle Obama said Friday. That was the message the first lady delivered to students at an elementary school where the arts […]


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What You Missed on LA’s Morning News 5/16/13

Be sure to tune in to KFWB every weekday morning from 5:00 to 9:00 a.m.  for the news you need and the information you can use.  Here are the news maker interviews you missed (or […]



Ex-Bell officials take stand at corruption trial

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two former Bell City Council members charged with corruption are defending their $100,000-a-year salaries. The LA Times says Teresa Jacobo and George Mirabal testified Monday that they earned their pay by working long hours.


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Washington wins 3 trophies at NAACP Image Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Kerry Washington was a triple threat at the NAACP Image Awards. The star of ABC’s “Scandal” picked up a trio of trophies at the 44th annual ceremony.


Pentagon: Over 5 troops investigated in Colombia

(AP) – The Pentagon says there may be more U.S. military members under investigation for alleged inappropriate behavior in Colombia than the five announced over the weekend. Pentagon press secretary George Little said Monday that […]



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