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  • No longer the Greatest Generation's VA

    Just in time for Veterans Day, the embattled secretary of Veterans Affairs, Eric K. Shinseki, announced last week that his department had reduced its backlog of overdue disability claims from more than 600,000 in March to about 400,000. "The trend...
  • At the Paramount, a riveting new take on a falling Saigon

    At the Paramount, a riveting new take on a falling Saigon
    The massively popular mega-musicals of the 1980s — a list dominated by "Les Miserables," "The Phantom of the Opera" and "Miss Saigon" — are returning to Broadway and the touring circuit in new and rethought stagings. "Les Miserables" just...
  • JFK, a presidency on a pedestal

    Fifty years after the death of John F. Kennedy, there's no mystery about why his brief presidency remains an object of fascination: It was glamorous, photogenic, and cut short by an assassination that still seems an insoluble puzzle. Compared to the full-...
  • Twice the love

    Twice the love
    Growing up in Lombard in the 1960s, best friends Kathy Hughes and Annette Saviano always had something to talk about: teachers, boys, hopscotch, Barbies. They'd talk as they walked to school, talk as they walked home, and then call each other at night...
  • 44 years after risking life for comrades, helicopter pilot gets his Silver Star

    44 years after risking life for comrades, helicopter pilot gets his Silver Star
    It was the kind of mission that Warrant Officer George Carlton Bloodworth flew daily in Vietnam. But on Sept. 20, 1969, it went badly wrong. Bloodworth was piloting the second of two scout helicopters on a reconnaissance mission over the Mekong Delta...
  • 1943 Sunpapers Christmas Show profiles

    Sgt. James Albright - Frederick, Md. James Albright received a Purple Heart for wounds he received during the invasion of France in June 1944.  After the war he worked at Fort Detrick in Frederick for more than 30 years.  He died at age 70 in 1986....
  • Asian fusion restaurant headed for Yellow Dog property in Canton

    Asian fusion restaurant headed for Yellow Dog property in Canton
    The vacant Canton property where Yellow Dog Tavern operated from 2007 until its sudden closing last spring will be turned into an Asian fusion/Vietnamese restaurant. The sale of the two-story commercial building at the corner of Potomac and Foster...
  • Jonathan Gold | Manhattan Beach restaurant review: Little Sister a bit twisted

    Jonathan Gold | Manhattan Beach restaurant review: Little Sister a bit twisted
    If a theme has emerged in Los Angeles restaurants over the last several years, from Picca and Spice Table to Lukshon, A-Frame, Rivera and Corazon y Miel, it is the idea of Asian American and Latin American chefs trained in classical European kitchens,...
  • China asserts control over vast sea area, angering neighbors, U.S.

    Vietnam, Taiwan, the Philippines and the United States have criticized China for imposing new access rules for the vast South China Sea, saying Beijing's demand that foreign vessels get approval to enter the disputed maritime area is provocative and...
  • Sundance: Highlights include 'Hellion,' 'Finding Fela,' 'Dinosaur 13'

    Sundance: Highlights include 'Hellion,' 'Finding Fela,' 'Dinosaur 13'
    The Sundance Film Festival, which opens Thursday, does not have an annual motto, but if it did the one this year might be "We Hear You." Understanding that its frigid Park City, Utah, location makes standing in the festival's endless lines something...
  • Saola, a.k.a. the 'Asian Unicorn,' spotted for first time in 14 years

    The saola, an antelope-like endangered mammal, has been caught on camera for the first time in the 21st century. The animal, dubbed the “Asian Unicorn” because it is so rarely seen, was photographed in Vietnam’s Central Annamite...