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  • 'The heroes are the people who actually serve'

     'The heroes are the people who actually serve'
    Prisoners of war and those missing in action were celebrated during the POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony Friday at TeWinkle Park in Costa Mesa. "Events like these are essential for democracy," said Chris Martin, a retired U.S. Army Special Forces...
  • Soldier who lost all limbs in Iraq gets double arm transplant

    Soldier who lost all limbs in Iraq gets double arm transplant
    A soldier who lost all of his limbs in the Iraq War received double arm transplants at Johns Hopkins Hospital last month in a rare procedure that has already begun to restore some normalcy to his life. Hopkins doctors are to speak in detail about the...
  • Dr. Don-Neil Brotman, dentist

    Dr. Don-Neil Brotman, dentist
    Dr. Don-Neil Brotman, a retired Baltimore dentist and a pilot, died Feb. 16 of heart failure at Sinai Hospital. The longtime Pikesville resident was 80. Born and raised in Baltimore, Dr. Brotman was a 1949 graduate of City College, and after attending...
  • Anti-Gravity: The New Treadmill

    Anti-Gravity: The New Treadmill
    A treadmill developed at NASA Ames Research Center more than a decade ago for exercising in space has seen more athletes than astronauts lately. AlterG, a Fremont, Calif., startup, has sold more than 200 of the "anti-gravity" physical therapy and...
  • Local folklore has it that this overgrown N.C. hilltop is the real birthplace of Lincoln

    Local folklore has it that this overgrown N.C. hilltop is the real birthplace of Lincoln
    BOSTIC, N.C. -- Note to aspiring saints and office-holders: You'll know you've achieved "legendary" status when whispered tales are attached to your life story with question marks. The higher you rise, the more there are. Consider Abraham Lincoln....
  • 5 things to do in D.C. beyond the obvious

    5 things to do in D.C. beyond the obvious
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — You already know the museums, the monuments and the mall. But there are other sides to our capital that make it a rewarding destination. As much as this is the nation's seat of government, it is a vibrant, international city. Here...
  • Former Hampton Crabber Chris Hanburger an Accidental Hall of Famer

    Former Hampton Crabber Chris Hanburger an Accidental Hall of Famer
    Chris Hanburger had never played organized football before enrolling at Hampton High in the summer of 1957. After four days of practice with the Crabbers, he wanted to quit. "I was done," he says. "I was so sore I could hardly move." Teammates and...
  • Tomas Young: From war vet to multimedia star

    Tomas Young: From war vet to multimedia star
    Soldier turned antiwar activist Tomas Young has learned how to handle a standing ovation, but the one he got at Stubb's Bar-B-Q one Thursday night last month still threw him for a loop. The South by Southwest festival showcase had just ended for Young's...
  • Antiwar film project keeps Phil Donahue on the attack

    Antiwar film project keeps Phil Donahue on the attack
    Nearly four years ago, when Phil Donahue, the onetime king of daytime television, set to make a documentary film about the war in Iraq, he knew he'd be telling a story of shattered hearts. What he never guessed was that the project would break his own....
  • Review: 'Body of War'

    On Sept. 13, 2001, after watching footage of President Bush brandishing his bullhorn atop the rubble of the World Trade Center, Tomas Young, a 22-year-old from Kansas City, Mo., enlisted in the Army. He thought he'd be sent to Afghanistan to smoke the...
  • MILITARY DEATHS

    The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Iraq or who died at a U.S. military hospital of an illness contracted in Iraq: Christopher D. Loza, 24, of Abilene, Texas; sergeant, Army. Loza died of a non-...