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  • Workers at LAX's historic Proud Bird restaurant plead to keep it open

    Workers at LAX's historic Proud Bird restaurant plead to keep it open
    More than a dozen employees of the Proud Bird restaurant and their supporters urged the Los Angeles airport commission on Thursday to spare the eatery and its aviation displays from closure next week. "I've only been there a year, but I landed a job...
  • 5 things people with cancer need from their caregivers

    5 things people with cancer need from their caregivers
  • Members of Congress send letter urging Redskins to change name

    The Washington Redskins name-change controversy just won't go away. Two weeks after Dan Snyder, the owner of the Redskins, said he will never change the team's name as long as he owns the franchise, 10 members of Congress sent letters urging a name...
  • Artist confronts opposition to same-sex marriage

    It is not unusual to see art that tackles social and political issues, but there's still something startling about Jeffrey Kent's solo show "Preach!" at the Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park. The Baltimore artist zeros in on opposition by some...
  • PASSINGS: Dallas Willard, Jack Butler, Fredrick McKissack

    Dallas Willard Influential Christian philosopher taught at USC for 47 years Dallas Willard, 77, an influential Christian philosopher who taught at USC for 47 years and chaired the philosophy department in the early 1980s, died Wednesday in Woodland...
  • Fantasy of Flight: Tuskegee Airmen set for symposium

     
    Members of the famed Tuskegee Airmen are returning to Fantasy of Flight next month to kick off the attraction's Legends and Legacies symposium. “They Dared to Fly” sessions, tied to Black History Month, features Q&As with several of the...
  • Portion of freeway in San Diego dedicated to Tuskegee Airmen

     
    A three-mile stretch of Interstate 15 near Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego was designated Friday as Tuskegee Airmen Highway to honor the African American pilots and air crew members who served in segregated units during World War......
  • PASSINGS: Dyer Brainerd Holmes, T.S. Cook, Joel Schaeffer

    Dyer Brainerd Holmes NASA manned space flight director Dyer Brainerd Holmes, 91, director of manned space flight for NASA when Americans were making their early forays into space in the early 1960s, died Friday at a hospital in Memphis, Tenn., of...
  • Orlando Science Center: Tuskegee Airmen monument groundbreaking Tuesday

    Orlando Science Center: Tuskegee Airmen monument groundbreaking Tuesday
    The Orlando Science Center is planning a monument-groundbreaking event that will honor Red Tail pilots of the Tuskegee Airmen at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Three Red TailĀ  pilots from World War II are scheduled to be in attendance. Leo Gray, George Hardy and Hiram...
  • 50 percent off a popcorn & drink combo at AMC Theatres

    50 percent off a popcorn & drink combo at AMC Theatres
    Save half-off a popcorn and soda combo at AMC Theatres with a coupon good beginning Friday. The offer is good on two combos: A large popcorn and drink or a large popcorn and two drinks. Click here for the deal. The offer expires on Aug. 16. Three...
  • Baltimore Police honor sergeant who served amid segregation

    James Dixon joined the Baltimore Police Department in 1954 as a black officer in an era of widespread racial prejudice. Police posts were segregated and blacks were not allowed in patrol cars On Tuesday, a quarter-century after he retired as a sergeant,...