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  • Council members share thoughts about duty, loss

    As the Newport Beach City Council meeting commenced Tuesday night, three large images of a smiling young man were displayed next to the country, state and city flags at the dais. More than 20 lifeguards, some dressed in their red swim trunks, looked on...
  • Officer from Annapolis area recognized for heroism in Navy Yard shooting

    Officer from Annapolis area recognized for heroism in Navy Yard shooting
    When the report of a shooting came in over the radio last September at the Navy Yard in Washington, Master at Arms Charles Pitt initially assumed it was a drill. "These things don't really happen here," said the Annapolis-area resident. Pitt got...
  • TV Picks: 'Drunk History,' 'William Shatner's Brown Bag Wine'

    TV Picks: 'Drunk History,' 'William Shatner's Brown Bag Wine'
    "Drunk History" (Comedy Central, Tuesdays). Derek Waters and Jeremy Konners' anthology comedy, Internet-born and cable-polished, returns for a second season on Comedy Central. The premise is a process and the process is this: A person, typically a...
  • Lehigh Valley D-Day hero honored for sacrifice

    If you visit the Cambridge American Cemetery in England, you'll find a new visitor center that includes a Sacrifice Gallery with panels honoring 17 individuals who lost their lives in World War II. One of them is Technical Sgt. William R. Benn, one of...
  • 'Game of Thrones' writers on season finale and why 'All Men Must Die'

     'Game of Thrones' writers on season finale and why 'All Men Must Die'
    Warning — the following article contains major spoilers about the season finale to "Game of Thrones." Wrapping up its fourth season, HBO's "Game of Thrones" has not just avoided toppling under the weight of its own story lines, it's become a...
  • TV Picks: 'Kid President,' Wilfred,' 'Motor City Masters,' more

    TV Picks: 'Kid President,' Wilfred,' 'Motor City Masters,' more
    "Kid President: Declaration of Awesome" (Hub Network, Saturdays). Young Internet phenom Robby Novak, now 10, is the star of this whole-family-friendly half-hour series, expanded from the short online "pep talks" -- at once mock-inspirational and...
  • Freed U.S. soldier is a deserter, some who served with him say

    Freed U.S. soldier is a deserter, some who served with him say
    For nearly five years, Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has been hailed as a hero: a prisoner of war captured while on combat duty in Afghanistan and held captive by the Taliban. But in the days since Bergdahl's high-profile release Saturday — celebrated...
  • Snowden didn't call himself a hero but he's acted like one [Letter]

    Snowden didn't call himself a hero but he's acted like one [Letter]
    I was surprised by your editorial on the NBC interview with Edward Snowden ("Snowden speaks," May 29). I consider myself fairly objective, yet I heard very different responses from Mr. Snowden than the editorial suggests. It was almost a cognitive...
  • Sharing his memory: Widow remembers husband's heroism

    This article was originally published in June 1994 for the 50th anniversary of D-Day. Virginia Hallman-Reinbold of Emmaus has carried the memory of her husband,  Staff Sgt. Sherwood H. Hallman, for 50 years since his heroic death in World  War...
  • Idaho politician speaks out in defense of Bowe Bergdahl's hometown

    Idaho politician speaks out in defense of Bowe Bergdahl's hometown
    Just the other day, the mammoth CNN satellite truck finally moved out from the front of Zaney’s coffeehouse. But the reporters are still here in the isolated mountain town of Hailey, Idaho. They’re lurking between parked cars, rushing up...
  • 3 Chicago actors cast in 'Wire' creator's newest project for HBO

    3 Chicago actors cast in 'Wire' creator's newest project for HBO
    A trio of actors with deep Chicago ties have been added to the cast of the HBO mini-series "Show Me a Hero," the latest project from David Simon. Longtime TV actor Jim Belushi, Steppenwolf co-founder Terry Kinney and Lakeview native and Columbia College...