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  • Aurora remembers its heroes on Memorial Day

    Aurora remembers its heroes on Memorial Day
    Memorial Day is more than a moment of solemn reflection in Aurora. The City of Lights has shed its share of tears for those in the military killed while serving their country. That rang true again Monday as Aurora honored and remembered fallen members...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

    Malaysia says jungle camps used by human traffickers contained 139 suspected graves Malaysian authorities said Monday a cluster of abandoned jungle camps used by human traffickers contained 139 suspected graves as well as barbed-wire pens likely used...
  • Taliban kill 19 Afghanistan officers, 7 soldiers; bomb attack wounds dozens

    Taliban kill 19 Afghanistan officers, 7 soldiers; bomb attack wounds dozens
    Taliban gunmen have surrounded a police compound in the volatile southern province of Helmand after killing 19 policemen and seven soldiers in an ongoing siege, a senior police officer said on Monday from inside the compound. Napas Khan, the police...
  • Thousands celebrate opening of Burmese mosque in Fort Wayne

    Burmese Muslims in Fort Wayne and across the U.S. are celebrating the construction of what's believed to be their first mosque in more than three decades. More than 2,000 women, men and children mostly in traditional dress and from as far away as New...
  • Activist tries to rally Pakistani Americans to demand a more liberal Pakistan

    Activist tries to rally Pakistani Americans to demand a more liberal Pakistan
    Mohammad Jibran Nasir said it was time for him to do his part to "reclaim Pakistan" after a bombing in his native Karachi killed about 50 people in a Shiite-majority neighborhood. Nasir is Sunni. It didn't matter. Or maybe it did. ------------ FOR...
  • Bad fortune cookies, critics from Mars and crab Rangoon

    Bad fortune cookies, critics from Mars and crab Rangoon
    Yong Chen, UCI historian and author of "Chop Suey, USA: The Story of Chinese Food in America," still drives around Orange County comparing demographics and food culture. The California section's Anh Do caught up with him at the Zen-like Twenty Eight...
  • Last Maryland soldier killed in Afghanistan was overseas with son

    Last Maryland soldier killed in Afghanistan was overseas with son
    The family resemblance is clear from the photograph, even without looking at the name Turner stitched to the front of the two Army uniforms. By chance, the two men had deployed to Afghanistan at the same time — the young son on his first overseas...
  • 27 essential Memorial Day books

    27 essential Memorial Day books
    Memorial Day is meant to give Americans a time to remember the veterans and fallen soldiers of our many wars. The Los Angeles Times’ Book section has chosen these 27 books – novels and nonfiction, some stories absurd, others painful – as...
  • Stephen Reich: Small Town Hero Honored Each Year In Big Way

    Stephen Reich: Small Town Hero Honored Each Year In Big Way
    WASHINGTON, Conn. — The display case sits in the lobby at Shepaug Valley High School, honoring the life of an alumnus. There are baseballs, hats, pictures and a glove that tell the story of a decorated athlete. There is a military uniform,...
  • U.S. military and civilians are increasingly divided

    U.S. military and civilians are increasingly divided
    Jovano Graves' parents begged him not to join the Army right out of high school in 2003, when U.S. troops were fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan. But their son refused his parents' pleas to try college. He followed them both into the Army instead. Last...
  • Around Broadneck: Broadneck students volunteer to aid causes near and far

    Around Broadneck: Broadneck students volunteer to aid causes near and far
    The devastating earthquakes on April 25 and May 12 in Nepal together killed over 8,613 people. Though the country is more than 7,600 miles from Anne Arundel County, some local groups are mobilizing to raise funds to aid the hundreds of thousands of...