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  • Veterans Day 2013 TV programming

     
    Veterans Day 2013 in the United States is Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. On this day in particular, a federal holiday, the nation honors people who have served in armed service. As has become the custom in recent years, on and around Veterans Day 2013, there will...
  • Proud Bird, aerospace watering hole, about to run dry

    Proud Bird, aerospace watering hole, about to run dry
    With a martini in hand, John Cashen was deep in a discussion of military electronics, when a 747 jetliner seemed to float past in slow motion onto LAX's south runway complex. Cashen, who pioneered the radar-evading design of the B-2 Stealth bomber,...
  • 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,...
  • Burbank salutes area veterans

    Burbank salutes area veterans
    Hundreds of Burbank residents flocked to the McCambridge Park War Memorial on Monday to honor U.S. military veterans for generations of service to the nation. Sponsored by the city and the Burbank Veterans Committee, the event began with a flyover by...
  • Workers at LAX's historic Proud Bird restaurant plead to keep it open

    Workers at LAX's historic Proud Bird restaurant plead to keep it open
    More than a dozen employees of the Proud Bird restaurant and their supporters urged the Los Angeles airport commission on Thursday to spare the eatery and its aviation displays from closure next week. "I've only been there a year, but I landed a job...
  • Hating smiley faces and 10 other pet peeves about the Internet

    Hating smiley faces and 10 other pet peeves about the Internet
  • Members of Congress send letter urging Redskins to change name

    The Washington Redskins name-change controversy just won't go away. Two weeks after Dan Snyder, the owner of the Redskins, said he will never change the team's name as long as he owns the franchise, 10 members of Congress sent letters urging a name...
  • PASSINGS: Dallas Willard, Jack Butler, Fredrick McKissack

    PASSINGS: Dallas Willard, Jack Butler, Fredrick McKissack
    Dallas Willard Influential Christian philosopher taught at USC for 47 years Dallas Willard, 77, an influential Christian philosopher who taught at USC for 47 years and chaired the philosophy department in the early 1980s, died Wednesday in Woodland...
  • Fantasy of Flight: Tuskegee Airmen set for symposium

     
    Members of the famed Tuskegee Airmen are returning to Fantasy of Flight next month to kick off the attraction's Legends and Legacies symposium. “They Dared to Fly” sessions, tied to Black History Month, features Q&As with several of the...
  • Portion of freeway in San Diego dedicated to Tuskegee Airmen

     
    A three-mile stretch of Interstate 15 near Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego was designated Friday as Tuskegee Airmen Highway to honor the African American pilots and air crew members who served in segregated units during World War......
  • PASSINGS: Dyer Brainerd Holmes, T.S. Cook, Joel Schaeffer

    PASSINGS: Dyer Brainerd Holmes, T.S. Cook, Joel Schaeffer
    Dyer Brainerd Holmes NASA manned space flight director Dyer Brainerd Holmes, 91, director of manned space flight for NASA when Americans were making their early forays into space in the early 1960s, died Friday at a hospital in Memphis, Tenn., of...
  • Orlando Science Center: Tuskegee Airmen monument groundbreaking Tuesday

    Orlando Science Center: Tuskegee Airmen monument groundbreaking Tuesday
    The Orlando Science Center is planning a monument-groundbreaking event that will honor Red Tail pilots of the Tuskegee Airmen at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Three Red TailĀ  pilots from World War II are scheduled to be in attendance. Leo Gray, George Hardy and Hiram...