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  • 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 Afghanistan and Iraq or who died at a military hospital of their injuries: Randy S. Agno, 29, of Pearl City, Hawaii; staff sergeant, Army. Agno died May 8...
  • 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-...
  • The town's all here

    The long trip home from a devastating suicide blast in Afghanistan has felt like a dream for Spec. Daniel Acosta Jr., but none of it so much as his arrival Monday in Chicago. He met his extended family at a yellow-ribboned gate in O'Hare International...
  • Army medicine: Untested in battle

    Army medicine: Untested in battle
    The U.S. Army has quietly altered or abandoned some of its more experimental medical treatments for troops injured in combat, as advances it once hailed as groundbreaking are foundlargely ineffective or perhaps even dangerous. Advanced battle dressings,...
  • Yoga for Anxiety and Depression

    Yoga for Anxiety and Depression
    Since the 1970s, meditation and other stress-reduction techniques have been studied as possible treatments for depression and anxiety. One such practice, yoga, has received less attention in the medical literature, though it has become increasingly...
  • Blackhawks to visit Obamas at White House

    WASHINGTON—The reigning Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks will visit President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama at the White House on March 11. The visit, at 2 p.m. Chicago time, will see the president salute his hometown hockey...
  • Virtual colonoscopy catches more cancers

    Virtual colonoscopy catches more cancers
    Colonoscopy is an important tool to detect colorectal cancer. In recent years, virtual colonoscopy, which involves a CT scan of the colon instead of the invasive, optical inspection of the colon, has been shown to be as effective as traditional...
  • Community & Clubs: Iraq war veteran to speak at meeting

    On Wednesday, Iraq war veteran David Mayer is going to be at the general meeting of the American Legion Newport Harbor Post 291, along with his mother and father. He will speak about the organization he is establishing to build homes for veterans who have...
  • A heartfelt homecoming

    A heartfelt homecoming
    NEWPORT BEACH — Three years ago, Glen Mayer was sitting behind an American Legion booth at a fair in Palo Cedro, near Redding, when Bill Dunn happened upon the unexpected welcome mat. Dunn, the 1st vice commander of American Legion Post No. 291 in...