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  • Students from South Korea visit as part of sister-city exchange

    Students from South Korea visit as part of sister-city exchange
    A dozen students crowded around a picnic table at Ralph Foy Park in Burbank Monday afternoon, decorating leather bracelets and bookmarks. The high school and college students hailed from Incheon, South Korea, Burbank’s sister city since 1961, and...
  • Theodore Van Kirk, last surviving member of Enola Gay crew, dead at 93

    Theodore Van Kirk, last surviving member of Enola Gay crew, dead at 93
    Theodore Van Kirk, the last surviving member of the Enola Gay flight crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima in the final stages of World War II, died Monday at an assisted living facility in Stone Mountain, Ga. He was 93. Van Kirk, a veteran of...
  • Waratahs wary of returning winger Nadolo

    WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Nemani Nadolo's thick Australian accent is just one tell-tale sign the New South Wales Waratahs' decision to let the rampaging winger slip through their fingers could come back to haunt them on Saturday. The Fiji international...
  • Last U.S. crew member of Hiroshima bomber dies -reports

    Last U.S. crew member of Hiroshima bomber dies -reports
    (Reuters) - Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk, the last surviving member of the Enola Gay plane that dropped the atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945, has died at a retirement home in Georgia at age 93, media reports said. Van Kirk was...
  • 2016 Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge Prototype [w/video]

     
    Filed under: Sedan, Performance, Infiniti, First Drives, Luxury It only takes about half a lap of the Millbrook Proving Grounds for me to become convinced that Infiniti must build this car. The sedan I am piloting around the English circuit is a working...
  • AstraZeneca buys Almirall lung drugs for up to $2.1 billion

    LONDON (Reuters) - AstraZeneca took a major step to build up its respiratory medicine business on Wednesday by striking a deal worth up to $2.1 billion for the rights to Spanish group Almirall's lung drugs. The British drugmaker, which resisted a $118...
  • James Shigeta dies at 85; starred in 'Flower Drum Song' and 'Die Hard'

    Actor James Shigeta played the leading male role in the lavish movie musical "Flower Drum Song" in 1961. The year before, he won a Golden Globe as most promising newcomer. But after "Flower Drum Song" he never again played the leading man in a major...
  • Theodore 'Dutch' Van Kirk, navigator on Enola Gay, dies at 93

    Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk, a navigator who on Aug. 6, 1945, guided the Enola Gay over Hiroshima to drop the first nuclear bomb in the history of warfare, died Monday at an assisted living facility in Stone Mountain, Ga. He was 93. The last surviving...
  • What you missed on 7.29.14

     
    2014 Mazda Miata goes Unplugged in new video It's Miata Month here at Autoblog, so join us as we celebrate a calendar page with the third generation of what just might be our favorite roadster ever. As we wave goodbye to Mazda's NC-generation MX-5 Miata...
  • Spain clinches victory in LPGA's inaugural International Crown

    Spain clinches victory in LPGA's inaugural International Crown
    Spain might have seen its reign as an international soccer power come crashing down in the first two weeks of the World Cup last month in Brazil, but its potential as a major factor in women’s golf was in sharp focus the past few days at the LPGA&...
  • Cubs' Wada beats Rockies for first victory

    The Sports Xchange By John Jackson, The Sports Xchange Cubs' Wada beats Rockies for first victory CHICAGO -- Unlike many of the players making their way from the minor leagues to the Chicago Cubs, Tsuyoshi Wada is no youngster. At 33, he is the...