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Armistice Day

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  • Veterans Day Quiz: Test your knowledge about those who served

    Monday marks Veterans Day, an occasion to honor those who have been in the armed services. President Obama, in his weekly address Saturday, asked the nation to do more than just thank those who have served. “Now that more of them are coming...
  • 'Sightseers' spotted as PiFan Winner

    HONG KONG - "Sightseers," a British film about a pair of serial killers who specifically target other happy couples, was named as the winner of the Puchon Choice award at South Korea's Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival (PiFan.) The film...
  • School Is The Right Place To Honor Veterans

    Veterans Day ought to be a time set aside for honoring the many millions of American men and women in uniform, alive and deceased, past and present. On that date, it is especially important that children take time to learn about, and pay respect to, those...
  • From the Boathouse: Honoring heroes by the harbor

    Ahoy! "The war to end all wars" ended Nov. 11, 1918, when Germany signed the armistice agreement and surrendered to the Allies on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. The war didn't offically end until June 28, 1919, when the Treaty of...
  • Veterans Day: Nation gives thanks with parades, Obama lays wreath

    Veterans Day: Nation gives thanks with parades, Obama lays wreath
    The nation’s first four-star female general led New Yorkers in commemorating Veterans Day, part of the annual display of thanks to those who have served their country and an indication of the changing face of the military. Led by President Obama,...
  • Remembering wartime unity, national purpose, now long gone

    WASHINGTON -- Another Veterans Day has come and gone, celebrating the millions of Americans who served in the so-called War to End All Wars and all the wars since. The day was originally observed as Armistice Day, commemorating the all-quiet on the...
  • Lorraine (Tetsell) Marsteller

    Lorraine (Tetsell) Marsteller
    Lorraine (Tetsell) Marsteller gently passed away on Thursday, June 6th. She was 94. She was born in Sterling, Colorado on the day World War I ended, the first “Armistice Day,” November 11th, 1918 to Albert H. and Ethel (Rhine) Tetsell. She...
  • Veterans Day Marked with Events Across SoCal

    Veterans Day Marked with Events Across SoCal
    LOS ANGELES -- Events across the Southland were held to mark Veterans Day on Sunday, including what organizers said was one of the largest Veterans Day parades in the history of the San Fernando Valley. The ninth annual San Fernando Valley Veterans Day...
  • From the Archive: Armistice Day

    From the Archive: Armistice Day
  • The drumbeat of war

    The drumbeat of war
    On the Thanksgiving before Pearl Harbor, Chicagoans had a foreboding sense of being inexorably sucked into a far-away maelstrom. Nazi armies had conquered much of Europe. Just England and a badly battered Soviet Union still stood in opposition. The...
  • Washington, D.C. memorial for WWI veterans sets off debate

     
    As Washington prepares to reopen a spruced up District of Columbia War Memorial, a fight intensifies over whether the often overlooked memorial should be turned into a national World War I memorial....
  • James Murdoch sticks to guns during Parliament appearance

     
    James Murdoch was compared to a mafia boss but didn't get hit with any pies during his more-than-two-hour appearance before a Parliament committee investigating the News Corp. phone-hacking scandal....