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  • Kennedy Guided U.S. Through Tough Times

    We might not be here with the mists of myths and hectoring of conspiracy theorists — all marking the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's assassination — if he had not insisted on caution during the Cuban missile crisis of October 1962....
  • Veterano amenazó con quitarse la vida para no ser deportado a Colombia | FOTOS Y VIDEO

    Veterano amenazó con quitarse la vida para no ser deportado a Colombia | FOTOS Y VIDEO
    Al cabo del incidente causado el Día de los Veteranos por el colombiano Fredy Gutiérrez, veterano de Vietnam y candidato a una deportación, su esposa, Teresa, reconoció que las acciones del hombre fueron equivocadas, pero aclaró que el mensaje era válido....
  • Rescue planes scour sea for traces of missing Malaysian jet

     KUALA LUMPUR/PHU QUOC ISLAND, Vietnam - Rescue planes scoured waters off Vietnam on Monday, 48 hours after a Malaysia Airlines jetliner vanished from radar screens with 239 people on board.  Questions mounted over possible security lapses and whether a...
  • Malaysian flight leaves trail of anguish, mystery -- and little else

    Malaysian flight leaves trail of anguish, mystery -- and little else
    BEIJING -- Every few hours, a shard of information would drift across the TV screen: An object -- perhaps a door -- had been spotted. A yellow item -- could it be a life raft? -- had been seen. A new oil slick had been discovered, and samples were en...
  • Think Russia's land grab is unique? Think again.

    It has become a truism in discussions of Russia's takeover of Crimea that in the post-World War II international order, countries no longer rewrite borders through force — or if they do, rarely find themselves faced with determined opposition from...
  • PASSINGS: Ola Lee Mize

    Ola Lee Mize Medal of Honor recipient dies at 82 Ola Lee Mize, 82, a Medal of Honor recipient who fended off enemy assaults and rescued wounded soldiers during the Korean War, died Wednesday in Gadsden, Ala., after a long illness. His death was...
  • J. Robinson Risner dies at 88; leader of Hanoi Hilton prisoners

    The captured fighter pilot had already been through so much at the infamous Hanoi Hilton. He had been beaten up and starved, thrown for months into a dark cell crawling with rats, held immobile with his legs pinned in stocks, and strapped with ropes...
  • Vo Nguyen Giap dies at 102; Vietnamese general led North to victory

    Vo Nguyen Giap, the communist general widely regarded as one of the military geniuses of the 20th century, who masterminded the defeat of the French and the war against the Americans in Vietnam, has died. He was 102. Giap died Friday at a military...
  • 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...
  • Mikhail Kalashnikov dies at 94; creator of the AK-47 assault rifle

    Mikhail Kalashnikov dies at 94; creator of the AK-47 assault rifle
    Interviewers always asked Mikhail Kalashnikov the same question and he always gave the same answer: Yes, he could sleep at night. Quite easily, thank you. Kalashnikov, creator of the AK-47, a cheap, simple, rugged assault rifle that became the weapon of...
  • 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...