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  • Bob Hope in Greenland

     
    Los Angeles Times columnists Hedda Hopper and comedian Bob Hope entertain troops at Thule Air Force Base in Greenland, only 800 miles from North Pole....
  • Aviation history unfolded at Curtiss flying school

     Aviation history unfolded at Curtiss flying school
    When the airplanes of the Curtiss Flying School first took to the skies over Newport News Point on Dec. 29, 1915, there was no Norfolk Naval Air Station or Langley Field. The pioneering Atlantic Coast Aeronautical Station — as it was also called...
  • Aviation buffs of Condor Squadron keep vintage WWII aircraft flying

    Aviation buffs of Condor Squadron keep vintage WWII aircraft flying
    On the west side of Van Nuys Airport it's like World War II never ended. Vintage propeller planes once flown by U.S. Navy, Army Air Forces and Royal Air Force pilots are parked wingtip to wingtip along the taxiway. Nearby buildings are painted in...
  • Lockheed gets $449M in cruise-missile deals

    Lockheed gets $449M in cruise-missile deals
    Lockheed Martin Corp.'s Orlando missiles unit has received two new contracts worth a combined $449 million to produce next-generation stealth cruise missiles for the U.S. Air Force, the company said Thursday. The latest deals for the advanced cruise...
  • Message in a bottle found 54 years later in Arctic

    Message in a bottle found 54 years later in Arctic
    A message in a bottle, buried 54 years ago under a rock cairn in a remote Arctic valley on Canada’s northernmost island, could well be the last written words from a promising young glaciologist and explorer from Pasadena. The words from Paul T....
  • Readers want toll-road reform, safe cycling & more

    Readers want toll-road reform, safe cycling & more
    You folks have been fired up lately about everything from cyclists to my many shortcomings. But since so many people are asking how to end the stinky politics at our toll-road agency, we'll start there. Scott, I fully agree with you. ["Nonstop...
  • Raytheon says CEO will step down in March and names replacement

    Raytheon says CEO will step down in March and names replacement
    Defense contractor Raytheon Co. announced Chief Executive William H. Swanson will step down in March and will be replaced by Chief Operating Officer Thomas A. Kennedy. Swanson, who turns 65 in February, has served as the company’s CEO since 2003....
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'When Calls the Heart'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'When Calls the Heart'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 12 - 18, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES MythBusters This new episode tests...
  • Gospel music salute to Martin Luther King Jr. will feature Hope Askew, Half Mile Home

    Gospel music salute to Martin Luther King Jr. will feature Hope Askew, Half Mile Home
    The Andrew Shannon Gospel Music Celebration, a free event happening Jan. 19 in Newport News, will feature performances by Hope Askew and Half Mile Home. Half Mile Home is an Ohio-based band that cites influences ranging from The O'Jays and Lakeside to...
  • TICKET BOX: Susquehanna Breakdown Music Festival at Montage, The Pretty Reckless at Maingate in Allentown, WXPN benefit with Matt Nathanson among nearly 30 shows

     
    Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. Susquehanna Breakdown Music Festival with Cabinet at Montage in Scranton, The Pretty Reckless with Taylor Momsen at MaingateNightclub in Allentown and Kathleen Madigan at Santander...
  • Two dead, one missing as Navy helicopter crashes off Virginia coast

    Two dead, one missing as Navy helicopter crashes off Virginia coast
    A U.S. Navy helicopter on a training mission crashed into the sea off Virginia on Wednesday, killing two sailors and triggering a search for a missing crew member, the Navy announced. Three crew members were rescued after the MH-53-E Sea Dragon...
  • U.S. Air Force helicopter crashes on Britain's eastern coast; 4 dead

    U.S. Air Force helicopter crashes on Britain's eastern coast; 4 dead
    LONDON -- A U.S. Air Force helicopter on a training mission out of an eastern British base crashed in a bird sanctuary Tuesday night, killing all four U.S. crew members on board, British and U.S. military sources reported. The HH-60G Pave Hawk...