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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • George Aratani dies at 95; L.A. philanthropist who funded Japanese American causes

    George Aratani dies at 95; L.A. philanthropist who funded Japanese American causes
    George Aratani, a Los Angeles businessman who donated millions of dollars to Japanese American causes, and with his wife endowed the nation’s first academic chair to study the World War II internment of people of Japanese descent and their efforts...
  • Bob Fletcher dies at 101; saved farms of interned Japanese Americans

    Bob Fletcher dies at 101; saved farms of interned Japanese Americans
    Bob Fletcher, who quit his job as a state agricultural inspector during World War II to save the Sacramento farms of interned Japanese American families, died May 23 in Sacramento, his family announced. He was 101. A few months after the Japanese...
  • Sen. Daniel Inouye dies at 88; war hero

    When Daniel K. Inouye was 17, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. An aspiring surgeon, he spent much of the next week helping care for the wounded at an elementary school in his native Honolulu. He wanted to enlist immediately but couldn't. Japanese...
  • Lillian Kawasaki dies at 62; L.A.'s first environmental affairs chief

    Lillian Kawasaki dies at 62; L.A.'s first environmental affairs chief
    Lillian Kawasaki, a veteran Los Angeles city administrator who spearheaded major initiatives to protect air and water quality as the first head of the Environmental Affairs Department, died of cancer Thursday at her home in Long Beach. She was 62. Her...
  • Edwin Ramsey dies at 95; WWII Army cavalry officer in Philippines

    Edwin Ramsey dies at 95; WWII Army cavalry officer in Philippines
    Historians have said that losing the Philippines in the early stages of World War II was a defining event in the career of Gen. Douglas MacArthur. The same could be said of Edwin Ramsey. But Ramsey couldn't admit defeat. After MacArthur's retreat in...
  • Sun Sentinel Excalibur Award winner Herman Shooster, Global Response

    Sun Sentinel Excalibur Award winner Herman Shooster, Global Response
    A few dozen pennies, shiny and perpetually floating in a clear brick of plastic sit on Herman Shooster's desk. Given as a gift celebrating the 1968 initial public offering of his first entrepreneurial venture, a frozen food company, it wasn't long...
  • Philippines travel: Courage and legacy

    Philippines travel: Courage and legacy
    BALANGA, Philippines — The school day at Balanga Elementary on the Bataan Peninsula was winding down, and children poured from the classrooms into the stifling afternoon heat. Behind their classrooms, they played around the statutes of grim-...