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  • 'Transformers': A Splendidly Patriotic Film, If You Happen To Be Chinese (Opinion)

    Occasionally for better but often for worse, Michael Bay has been a trailblazer for this generation of studio filmmakers, whose films bear the mark of his dizzying editing and grandiose compositions. Bay's films generally feast at the box office but...
  • With gift cycle, disabled vet ready to race

    For months, Ellwood "Woody" Allen, of West Oak Lane, cycled along Martin Luther King Drive in Philadelphia toward a renewed sense of independence. The Vietnam-era veteran lost a leg two years ago after a toxic infection. Riding helps him cope, but he has...
  • Military chopper crash kills 16 in Vietnam capital

    Military chopper crash kills 16 in Vietnam capital
    A military helicopter crashed into a residential area on the fringes of Vietnam's capital Hanoi on Monday, killing 16 people and seriously injuring five, the army said. The Soviet-era MI-171 helicopter was on a training flight when it went down early in...
  • 'America': Dinesh D'Souza's revisionist history

    'America': Dinesh D'Souza's revisionist history
    It takes 90 minutes for Dinesh D'Souza's rambling, mistitled "America: Imagine the World Without Her" to get to its real point. There's D'Souza, arch-conservative Ivy League immigrant, creator of the popular anti-Obama screed "2016: Obama's America," in...
  • Herb found in Vietnam improves blood-sugar levels for type 2 diabetes

    Returning to one's native country for a visit can provide a few surprises, as Ngoc L. Thai came to realize. When the Allegheny General Hospital transplant surgeon returned to Vietnam, he met an uncle for the first time in his family's home village of...
  • Irvine council rejects changes to Friendship Cities program

    A split vote of the Irvine council this week sent proposed amendments to the city's suspended Friendship Cities program back to the city manager's office for revisions. The changes pertained to a country's human rights record and came about in...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Examining the fog of war

    Trinh Thi Ngo was like Dr. Pepper. Rain or shine she broadcast three times a day from Radio Hanoi, attempting to persuade us that American involvement in Vietnam was immoral. Trying to incite feelings of homesickness and fear, she played popular U.S....
  • Sen. Kaine wants to 'welcome home' Iraq, Afghanistan vets for Veterans Day 2014

    Sen. Kaine wants to 'welcome home' Iraq, Afghanistan vets for Veterans Day 2014
    Sen. Tim Kaine is pushing a resolution that would recognize Veterans Day 2014 as a "welcome home" commemoration for veterans who have served in the post-911 era. The measure, which has bipartisan support in the Senate, also has the backing of the...
  • Iraq vets say Obama's promise of no combat for U.S. advisers will be hard to keep

    WASHINGTON Given how quickly Iraqi security forces have ceded large chunks of territory to Islamist militants in the last week, Americans who've fought in Iraq say President Barack Obama's insistence that the up to 300 military advisers headed there...
  • Democrats lop off Shinseki's head to save their own

     Democrats lop off Shinseki's head to save their own
    The ritual of the severed political head is by definition a theatrical business. Once the head is tossed in the dust at the feet of those who loudly demanded it, they say they really didn't want it. The chief head lopper never holds his work by the...
  • U.S. 'advisors' will look like American boots on the ground to ISIS

    U.S. 'advisors' will look like American boots on the ground to ISIS
    Three hundred Spartans once held off the Persian hordes at Thermopylae. Can 300 Americans hold off the ISIS hordes in Iraq? President Obama obviously hopes so. He announced Thursday that up to 300 U.S. military advisors would be sent to Iraq to help...
  • Vietnam refugee reconnects with Tavares doctor who helped rescue him in 1979

    Vietnam refugee reconnects with Tavares doctor who helped rescue him in 1979
    The vintage photo shows a young American medical officer examining a 5-year-old Vietnamese refugee, tears rolling down the boy's cheek. The year is 1979, and the earnest physician on board the USS Wabash in the South China Sea is Richard Bosshardt,...