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Patrick Vogel never saw the World Trade Center outside of photographs, and he didn't know anyone who died on9/11. But as far as the Long Beach artist is concerned, he has a connection — a slight, geographical one — to the terrorist attacks...
Tags: Easter, Arts and Culture, Artists, Boeing Co., Fine Artists
Chicago Tribune reporterHalf a century ago, the unthinkable became all too thinkable as the Soviet Union and the United States engaged in a game of chicken, played with nuclear bombs. On Oct. 22, 1962, President John F. Kennedy went on television to announce that the Soviet...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior defense officials say Pentagon chief Leon Panetta is removing the military's ban on women serving in combat, opening hundreds of thousands of front-line positions and potentially elite commando jobs after more than a...
WASHINGTON — The White House will go ahead with nominating Marine Gen. John Allen to be top U.S. commander in Europe, following an investigation by the Pentagon inspector general that found his emails with a Florida woman were not improper....
Tags: Washington, DC, Politics, NATO, Afghanistan, U.S. Senate
-------------------- The Insurgents David Petraeus and the Plot to Change the American Way of War Fred Kaplan Simon & Schuster: 400 pp, $28 -------------------- Everyone knows — or thinks they know — about the influence exerted by the...
Tags: Barack Obama, Iraq, West Point, Afghanistan, Baghdad (Iraq)
WASHINGTON -- After a weeklong delay while the Obama administration debated whether to assist French forces fighting in Mali, the Pentagon is planning to begin ferrying additional French troops and equipment to the West African nation in coming days...
Here we go again with a "chemical weapons" bogey man ("New fears over Syrian conflict," Dec. 4). America invaded and is occupying Iraq thanks to alleged weapons of mass destruction, and now Syria is in our gun sights based on similar claims. Don't we know...
Tags: Hurricane Sandy (2012)
Either the world will end on Dec. 21, or it won't. Your view depends on whether you believe in a much-publicized but debunked interpretation of the Mayan calendar, or you don't. Here are 10 facts so amazing they may crack the time-space continuum: 1 One...
Retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, who topped an illustrious military career by commanding the U.S.-led international coalition that drove Saddam Hussein's forces out of Kuwait in 1991 but kept a low public profile in controversies over the second Gulf...
Tags: Iraq, Politics, Vietnam, U.S. Department of Defense, Engineering
The Baltimore SunKen Niumatalolo noticed the Army guys looking askance as he wound his way through the Pentagon to attend a ceremony for his brother, an Army lieutenant colonel. "I think they recognized me," said the Navy football coach, chuckling. "And I don't think...
The Baltimore SunPhil McConkey wasn't surprised to hear that Navy's mascot had been goatnapped last week, for the umpteenth time, prior to Saturday's Army-Navy football game. That the animal was left tethered to a post, outside of the Pentagon, didn't surprise him either....
Beginning in 2014, Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference will move its conference basketball tournaments to the under-construction Pentagon at the Sanford Sports Complex in Sioux Falls. The Pentagon will open this fall. The deal will keep the...
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