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  • Winston Churchill bust headed for U.S. Capitol

    Winston Churchill bust headed for U.S. Capitol
    WASHINGTON — So what if the British burned the U.S. Capitol? That was way back during the War of 1812. A bust of Winston Churchill is headed there, 50 years after the legendary British statesman was granted honorary U.S. citizenship. The bust...
  • It could have been worse

    The good thing about our president's talk at the Justice Department last week is that it was mainly talk. Its subject: How to limit the National Security Agency -- or maybe just national security. Thankfully, he didn't actually do anything to abolish that...
  • Group asks FOX to re-shoot 'racist' scenes in new Seth MacFarlane sitcom

    Group asks FOX to re-shoot 'racist' scenes in new Seth MacFarlane sitcom
    MANAA, the Media Action Network for Asian American, fired off a letter to Fox on Thursday demanding network executives re-shoot "racist" scenes from Seth MacFarlane's upcoming sitcom "Dads." The group was referring to the pilot episode of "Dads," which...
  • Dr. Ben Carson sinks to a new low

    In 1865, American slavery ended with the Confederate surrender at Appomattox Courthouse and the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment. Since that time, these things have happened: In 1871, fire destroyed the city of Chicago. In 1896, the Supreme Court...
  • Monuments help us remember history

    The News-Press ran a front-page article detailing the sad events of sister cityhood rejection (“Japanese sister city weighs an end to ties,” Aug. 24). Higashiosaka, Japan is considering ending its 53-year relationship with Glendale. An...
  • Miami Hurricanes should be insulted by the odds against them

    Miami Hurricanes should be insulted by the odds against them
    It is not a shock to open a paper to find Florida State listed as a 22-point favorite. The Seminoles (7-0) are No. 3 in the Bowl Championship Series standings and have defeated their last three opponents by a combined score of 163-31. Florida State is...
  • Defense companies land $500M in deals

    Defense companies land $500M in deals
    Before the now-notorious partial government shutdown took hold, the Pentagon awarded hundreds of millions of dollars in contracts to Central Florida defense contractors, according to Defense Department records. Overall, figures indicate the military...
  • A milestone shipyard battleship becomes a decorated WWII warrior

    A milestone shipyard battleship becomes a decorated WWII warrior
    A century after Newport News shipbuilders laid its keel on Oct. 27, 1913, the mighty battleship USS Pennsylvania is largely forgotten. But in its day the 31,400-ton warhorse represented a critical milestone for the increasingly capable yard -- where...
  • Book sheds light on Battle of Big Bethel

    Book sheds light on Battle of Big Bethel
    On June 10, 1861, Union and Confederate forces lined up against each other in the Battle of Big Bethel, the first planned engagement of the Civil War. Led by Maj. Gen. Benjamin F. Butler for the North, and Col. John Bankhead Magruder for the South, the...
  • For the best in bowls, the subject is Roses

    For the best in bowls, the subject is Roses
    The Rose Bowl was born a year before the flight at Kitty Hawk and was still kicking last year as Endeavor crawled through the streets of Los Angeles on the way to its final resting spot. Between the Rose's first bloom in 1902 and this year's 100th game,...
  • History casts doubt upon non-aggression pact with Iran

    According to our recently proposed treaty with the Iranian government, Iran keeps much of its nuclear program while agreeing to slow its path to weapons-grade enrichment. The Iranians also get crippling economic sanctions lifted. The agreement is not...
  • Verdugo Views: The wartime gap in the Rose Parade's history

     Verdugo Views: The wartime gap in the Rose Parade's history
    The city of Glendale is finalizing its 100th entry in the Tournament of Roses Parade on Jan. 1. The first float was entered in 1911. But that was more than 100 years ago, right? Read on to find one reason for the disparity. Except for the World War II...