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  • Give pioneering Marines rightful props

     
    It’s a seductive recruiting slogan: The Few. The Proud. The Marines. Yet, prior to 1941, the words bespoke a damnable irony. The few who served in the Marines were white. And the Corps stood proud of it. Even after President Franklin D. Roosevelt&#...
  • New study offers insight on Palestinian suicide attacks

     
    A new study shows a strong correlation between unemployment, tough econonmic conditions and the nature of suicide attacks carried out by Palestinians in recent years. The study analyzed the backgrounds of 157 Palestinians who carried out suicide attacks...
  • Musical moments with U.S. presidents

     
    President Obama sang the blues on Tuesday with B.B. King, Mick Jagger and Buddy Guy for a White House blues concert. The President is one of many chief executives who have shown their musical talents in office....
  • Today is National Prayer Day

     
    Communities and congregations across the country are observing National Prayer Day on Thursday, May 3. A joint resolution by Congress, signed by President Truman in 1952, declared an annual, national day of prayer. President Reagan made the day...
  • PIAA track & field records, Eric Futch

     
    Don’t look for Penn Wood’s Eric Futch to defend his 3A 300 hurdles title this weekend. He was disqualified from last weekend’s District One meet for “unsportsmanlike behavior.” The senior, while waiting for his gold medal...
  • Pictures in the News | Aug. 3, 2012

     
    Pictures in the News from around the world....
  • Bob Dylan to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

     
    What does American musical icon Bob Dylan have in common with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and ex-astronaut John Glenn? All are on the list of 13 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. It's the nation's highest civilian honor,...
  • McManus: Are businessmen better presidents?

    It's one of Mitt Romney's favorite lines: America needs a businessman in the White House. It's "a basic qualification" for the job, he said in his speech at the Republican convention last month, "one that's essential to [the] task." But what does history...
  • PRE-FLAG DAY

    Gayle Anderson was live in Los Angeles at AAA Flag & Banner Manufacturing, which is a company celebrating it 40th anniversary. AAA FLAG & BANNER has grown from a one-man operation to one of the nation's leading manufacturers of corporate and special event...
  • The History of Flag Day

    The Fourth of July was traditionally celebrated as America's birthday, but the idea of an annual day specifically celebrating the Flag is believed to have first originated in 1885. BJ Cigrand, a schoolteacher, arranged for the pupils in the Fredonia,...
  • Gayle's Flag Day Part II

    Gayle Anderson was live in Gardena for the city's FLAG DAY CELEBRATION. The city hosts a this special event and public tribute on the steps of Nakaoka Community Center, 1670 West 162nd Street in Gardena at 11am. The event is sponsored by the Gardena...
  • Bronx High School Football Star Stabbed To Death Hours After Graduation

    Bronx High School Football Star Stabbed To Death Hours After Graduation
    Family and friends were mourning the death of 19-year-old Isayah Muller from East Harlem Wednesday morning after a fight over some allegedly stolen cologne. His family reached out exclusively to PIX 11 News to talk about the senseless killing that cut...