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  • Obama awards officer Medal of Honor for Civil War heroism

    Obama awards officer Medal of Honor for Civil War heroism
    President Barack Obama awarded Civil War artillery officer Alonzo Cushing the Medal of Honor, the country's highest award for bravery, on Thursday, 151 years after he was killed manning his guns at the Battle of Gettysburg.
  • Alexandre Desplat's Twin Takes on WWII: 'Imitation Game' and 'Unbroken'

    Alexandre Desplat's five 2014 releases are as diverse as ever, from the quirky sounds of "The Grand Budapest Hotel" and the action pulse of "Godzilla" to the wartime drumbeat of "The Monuments Men." But it's his last two films that are bound to draw...

    Kaci Hickox and Ebola's scarlet 'E' stigma

    A USC Dornsife/Times Poll this week found that about 70% of Californians aren't very concerned about having to deal with Ebola, the deadly virus that has killed thousands in West Africa and sickened a few people in the United States. Times readers are...

    'Constantine' Star Angelica Celaya on Playing 'Badass' Latina Zed

    "Constantine" star Angelica Celaya always wanted to play a DC Comics action hero, but as a teenager she had her sights set on a slightly more well-known figure. "As a normal little girl growing up in the States, all you think about is Wonder Woman,"...

    Maine fails to reach quarantine compromise with nurse Kaci Hickox

    It’s the type of battle made for flinty New England, where personal liberty vs. the government’s interpretation of public good has been a frequent theme. A nurse, hailed by some as a hero for helping treat Ebola patients in Africa, has...