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  • From there to fraternity

    From there to fraternity
    They were barely men at the time, unaware of each other but baptized by the same fire. Paul Perrault was 21, a naval officer aboard the light cruiser Phoenix, anchored in Pearl Harbor's East Loch. He had just risen from his bunk when cannon-like blasts...
  • Santorum: National security could trump economy in 2012 election

    Santorum: National security could trump economy in 2012 election
    Former Sen. Rick Santorum said there's good reason why he's talking a lot more about foreign policy than other Republican candidates. "Because I believe that there's a very good chance that by next election day, the national security issues in this...
  • Western Costume fun facts

    Western Costume fun facts
    In the course of researching Western's 100 years in the costume business, we came away with what felt like 200 years' worth of interesting anecdotes, fun facts and little-known aspects of the company. Among them: Military Might: On occasion, Western's...
  • Book review: 'Cultures of War' by John W. Dower

    Book review: 'Cultures of War' by John W. Dower
    Cultures of War Pearl Harbor, Hiroshima, 9-11, Iraq John W. Dower W.W. Norton: 552 pp., $29.95 Just after the turn of the 20th century, with the United States basking in the glow of victory in the Spanish-American War, insurgents in the Philippines...
  • Pearl Harbor attack galvanizes city

    Pearl Harbor attack galvanizes city
    The shocking news from Pearl Harbor interrupted a Bears broadcast. Many Chicagoans learned of the surprise attack 70 years ago this week when WGN Radio's Ward Quaal broke into the transmission of the Chicago Bears-Chicago Cardinals game at about 1:30 p....
  • 2 new accusers, 12 new sexual abuse charges against Jerry Sandusky

     
    Ex-Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky was arrested Wednesday on 12 new counts of child sex abuse....
  • Lawmakers seek to honor Mark Twain

     
    So what if Mark Twain didn't think much of Congress. Lawmakers are seeking to honor Twain by creating a commemorative coin to raise money for organizations dedicated to preserving the author’s legacy....
  • TV tonight: Pearl Harbor 70th anniversary; ‘X Factor’ down to five

     
    Here are a few TV highlights for tonight: On this, one of the most important dates in U.S. history, History marks the 70th anniversary of “a date which will live in infamy.”  “Pearl Harbor: 24 Hours After,” a two-hour documentary,...
  • Pearl Harbor Day: Ceremony marks 70th anniversary of attack

     
    Pearl Harbor Day: 70 years may have passed since the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor without warning on December 7, 1941, but it will never be forgotten. The nation will observe a moment of silence today at the exact moment of the attack....
  • Pearl Harbor Day: Nation promises survivors it will never forget

     
    Pearl Harbor Day: Age is catching up with the survivors of Pearl Harbor. As their ranks continue to dwindle, some survivors fear that the nation may let down its guard or forget their sacrifices. On this 70th anniversary, the nation promised survivors...
  • Remembering Pearl Harbor: Arizona seeks gun from battleship Arizona

     
    Pearl Harbor anniversary: On the eve of the anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Arizona's secretary of state is leading an effort to bring gun barrels from the USS Arizona and Missouri to the state for a World War II memorial....
  • Former Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal won't face death penalty

     
    Former Black Panther and convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal will be spared the death penalty, the Philadelphia district attorney announced Wednesday, bringing a quiet end to a racially charged case that spanned 30 years....