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  • Soldier who may have killed Pat Tillman haunted by remorse

    Soldier who may have killed Pat Tillman haunted by remorse
    Ten years after Pat Tillman's death by friendly fire, it’s still not certain who shot the NFL player-turned-Army-corporal in Afghanistan. But one of the three Army Rangers who opened fire says he can’t shake the fact that he might be at fault....
  • Hospice grateful for its volunteers [Letter]

    This year, Hospice of the Chesapeake is celebrating 35 years of bringing care, compassion and dignity to thousands of patients and families who are facing one of life's most challenging experiences, the journey at life's end. This milestone would not be...
  • Santa Monica coach may become a hero for exasperated teachers

    Santa Monica coach may become a hero for exasperated teachers
    No doubt, the situation was “alarming,” as the school superintendent described it, and deeply upsetting to the students who witnessed it. A well-regarded wrestling coach and science teacher at Santa Monica High School got into an altercation...
  • Otis McDonald, 1933-2014: Fought Chicago's gun ban

     Otis McDonald, 1933-2014: Fought Chicago's gun ban
    Otis McDonald forever will be known as the man who brought down Chicago's gun ban. After a long illness, he died Friday, April 4, at the age of 80. The landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that bears his name forced Chicago to fall in line with the...
  • Illegal professional

    Illegal professional
    Browsing the Internet, I read the headlines: Arizona passes law criminalizing every undocumented immigrant within its state boundaries. For years now, I have been punctually following the attempts to reform the immigration system. From the birth of the...
  • 'Once Upon a Time': Lumiere lights the way but one soul is dimmed

    'Once Upon a Time': Lumiere lights the way but one soul is dimmed
    "Once Upon a Time" is known for its twists and has had more than its share of tragedy in both the present and in the flashback past, but the "Quiet Minds" episode ranks near the top of the tragic list. Warning: This is a recap, so there are spoilers. The...
  • Italian soccer player to adopt abandoned baby

    Italian soccer player Antonio Floro Flores already has three children. So, he figured, what’s one more? Floro Flores, who plays for Serie A club Sassuolo, was so touched by the story of a baby left on a train near Naples that he contacted...
  • 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' reviews salute action, intrigue

    For the latest installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" directors Anthony and Joe Russo looked to spice things up by dropping Chris Evans' shield-toting superhero into his own political-conspiracy thriller. The...
  • At Memorial Day ceremony, exhortations to remember the fallen, and those still serving

    At Memorial Day ceremony, exhortations to remember the fallen, and those still serving
    The speakers at the annual Memorial Day ceremony at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens had finished, the rifle team had fired its volleys and the musicians had begun to pack up. Vincent Krepps stood by the stone that bears the name of his twin brother....
  • On the 9/11 memorial and museum [Commentary]

    On the 9/11 memorial and museum [Commentary]
    The new memorial and museum commemorating the worst attack on the continental United States in history stands starkly as remembrance of that morning in lower Manhattan nearly 13 years ago when terrorism rained down on the Twin Towers from those two...
  • Glendale police honor their own at awards luncheon

    Glendale police honor their own at awards luncheon
    Glendale Lt. Brian Cohen was driving home earlier this year when he came upon an overturned SUV that was moments away from being completely engulfed in flames. A collision on the Golden State (5) Freeway south of the Antelope Valley (14) Freeway had...