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  • Movie review: Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian -- 3 out of 5 stars

    Movie review: Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian -- 3 out of 5 stars
    The warm moments rise from the real history sampled in Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian. The kid-friendly thrills come from the special effects -- the monsters, mannequins, artifacts and paintings that come to life in this sequel to Night at...
  • 'Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian'

    I admit it: I was a little tough on the first "Night at the Museum." My son and I disagree all the time on movies, yet I suppose it took his delight in the film's simple but surefire premise (to preteens especially) to make me reconsider. Also, repeated...
  • History calls them -- again

    For years, Robert Searcy tried to forget serving as a Tuskegee Airman during World War II. Sometimes, he thought of his service in the segregated military as two years, 10 months and 27 days lost. He had hoped to become a doctor but enlisted instead at...
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  • 'Lie to Me' recruits Mekhi Phifer

    Mekhi Phifer will trade his "ER" scrubs for an FBI badge when he does a guest-starring arc on "Lie to Me" in May. Phifer, who starred on NBC's medical drama for six seasons, will play an FBI agent in two episodes of "Lie to Me" starting Wednesday, May 6....
  • Terrence Howard, Cuba Gooding Jr. fly with 'Red Tails'

    George Lucas has added a couple of aces to his World War II air adventure. Sources say Terrence Howard and Cuba Gooding Jr. have joined the cast of "Red Tails," Lucas' look at the Tuskegee Airmen. The Airmen were the first U.S. squad of African-American...
  • Weekend outlook: Huey Lewis and the brews, Universal Mardi Gras

    Weekend outlook: Huey Lewis and the brews, Universal Mardi Gras
    Looks like the slow season has quickly faded at our theme parks and attractions. Two major multi-week festivals open this weekend, plus some new arrivals and activities are available. Here's a brief look. + Bands, Brew & BBQ begins Saturday at SeaWorld...
  • Take flight to an air and space museum

    Take flight to an air and space museum
    People with a fondness for airplanes can find a lot to like when they visit Southern California, where there are plenty of opportunities to see historic aircraft up-close and personal. In some cases, they'll see a lot more than just aircraft. If you...
  • Violet Cowden dies at 94; civilian WASP aviator during World War II

    Violet Cowden dies at 94; civilian WASP aviator during World War II
    Violet Cowden never lost her love of flying, a passion born when she was a young girl envying the hawks soaring above her family's South Dakota farm in the 1920s. When she was a young first-grade teacher learning to fly out of an airfield in Spearfish,...
  • Harts M. Brown

    Harts M. Brown
    Harts Morrison Brown, a retired management consultant who had been a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, died June 24 of lung cancer at the Veteran Administration Rehabilitation and Extended Care Center in Northeast Baltimore. The...
  • Robert Searcy, member of Tuskegee Airmen and longtime L.A. resident, dies at 88

     
    Times staffer Molly Hennessy-Fiske's obituary on Robert Searcy, a member of the all-black group of World War II servicemen known as the Tuskegee Airmen and a longtime resident of Los Angeles, is posted. Here's an excerpt: Searcy was born in......