| Sep 21, 2012
| 8:30 PM
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...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:55 AM
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...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 12:41 PM
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...
| Dec 11, 2009
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...
| Feb 2, 2010
| 8:06 AM
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....
| Jun 23, 2010
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...
| Feb 12, 2011
| 11:53 AM
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."
| Apr 20, 2008
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...
| Apr 25, 2008
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....
| Apr 25, 2008
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...
| May 3, 2009
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-...