| Mar 25, 2014
| 9:50 PM
Bethany Glenn never met her grandfather, John C. England, a 20-year-old Navy ensign from Alhambra who perished in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
But 73 years after that day of infamy, Glenn has made it her mission to recover the remains of...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Known internationally, Battleship Cove in Fall River, Mass., is an important destination.
“What we have here is the largest collection of preserved U.S. Navy ships in the world. Now, that’s a big deal,” says Brad King, who traveled...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 7:00 AM
If you know anything about gifted documentarian Errol Morris — or about recent secretaries of Defense for that matter — comparing his new film, "The Unknown Known," with his earlier work, 2003's Oscar-winning "The Fog of War," is all but...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:47 AM
Dorothy Lorraine Douglass passed away January 29th, 2014 in Atascadero, California at age 95. A family memorial gathering will be held at a later date.
Dorothy was born in Los Angeles in 1918 to Beatrice Dunn (nee Walden), and John W. “Jack”...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Several weeks after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the White House sent Karl Rove to Los Angeles to meet with studio chiefs and entertainment industry leaders to ascertain what Hollywood's role could be in the new war on terror. Not much ever came of...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Propaganda today has a nasty connotation; it suggests something cheesy, manipulative, in the service of a dishonorable cause.
During World War II, however, cinematic propaganda became an elevated art, practiced with unusual expertise by five great...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 4:01 PM
With the Bears trailing 7-0 early in the 1963 NFL championship game at Wrigley Field, Giants receiver Del Shofner got behind cornerback Dave Whitsell but dropped a pass from Y.A. Tittle in the end zone.
On the next play, linebacker Larry Morris...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 8:46 PM
Lawrence O. Kitchen, the business-savvy ex-Marine who ran Lockheed Corp. in an era when the aerospace industry was dominated by scientists and engineers, died Sunday in Woodland Hills of neurological complications. He was 90.
Kitchen is credited with...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:48 PM
Acclaimed translator of
prominent Italian writers
William Weaver, 90, one of the world's most honored and widely read translators, who helped introduce English-language readers to the works of Umberto Eco, Italo Calvino and many other...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 3:45 PM
The Miami Dolphins have fired long-time trainer Kevin O'Neill in the wake of the NFL's independent investigation into the team's locker room culture.
The news was first reported by ESPN, and has since been confirmed by the Sun-Sentinel. O'Neill made the...
| Aug 29, 2013
So the U.S. launches a military strike. Then what?
As the Obama administration and the U.S. military plot military action against Syria, they should be spending just as much time — and arguably more — considering what happens next. Once...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:56 AM
GIGLIO, Italy -- Twenty months after it capsized off the Italian coast, killing 32 people, the Costa Concordia cruise ship slowly emerged from the sea Monday as a painstaking $800-million salvage effort got underway.
With 56 giant pulleys starting to...