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  • PASSINGS: Miller Barber, Jiroemon Kimura

    PASSINGS: Miller Barber, Jiroemon Kimura
    Miller Barber Champion golfer with unusual swing Miller Barber, 82, a golfer with a unique swing who made the most combined starts on the PGA and Champions tours, died Tuesday. The PGA Tour announced his death but did not provide details. He...
  • Honor concept makes better officers

    Honor concept makes better officers
    I would like to thank Randall Leonard for his May 28 commentary, "Punishing honesty at the Naval Academy." Ethics is a subject not to be taken lightly, especially for those who hold coalition, enemy, and civilian lives in the balance. There is, however, a...
  • Astronaut Chris Hadfield's first book lands in October

    If astronaut Chris Hadfield can write as well as he can sing a David Bowie song, his upcoming book is going to be good. Hadfield has signed with Little, Brown to publish "An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth." The book lands Oct. 29. During the...
  • Songs, American style

    Songs, American style
    Monday's Community Band Concert will feature Mayor Kelly Boyd conducting the opening number, "God Bless America." The concert will take place on the Festival of Arts grounds and will feature many well-known patriotic songs. All of us know of Boyd's love...
  • Jet pilots survive midair collision

    Jet pilots survive midair collision
    The automatic distress signal came in to the Coast Guard about 10:30 p.m. Thursday: A D.C. Air National Guard pilot had ejected from a fighter jet some 35 miles off Chincoteague Island in Virginia. As a rescue team sprang into action, another fighter...
  • U.S. Consulate in Milan evacuated after bomb threat

    U.S. Consulate in Milan evacuated after bomb threat
    The U.S. Consulate in Milan was temporarily evacuated Tuesday after receiving a letter containing a bomb threat, according to news reports. Other offices in the building were also evacuated and a nearby subway stop shut down while police investigated....
  • Air Force member Missy Lynn Wins NYX FACE Awards competition

    Air Force member Missy Lynn Wins NYX FACE Awards competition
      Missy Lynn, an active-duty member of the United States Air Force and freelance makeup artist, won the NYX Fine Artistry of Cosmetic Elites (FACE) Awards competition on Saturday, beating out 1,000 other online beauty gurus for the title of Beauty...
  • NASA launches lunar explorer from Wallops Island

    NASA launches lunar explorer from Wallops Island
    A rocket roared into a starry sky right on schedule Friday night from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport on Wallops Island, catapulting a robotic science observatory toward the moon. The 80-foot, five-stage Minotaur V exploded off the launch pad in a...
  • Former JPL director dies at 81

    Former JPL director dies at 81
    Flags at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada Flintridge were lowered to half staff last week as the NASA center honored former JPL director Bruce C. Murray, who passed away at 81. Murray died on Thursday, Aug. 29 at his home in Oceanside after...
  • How to watch LADEE moon launch Friday night

    How to watch LADEE moon launch Friday night
    A private contractor is launching a NASA mission into space bound for the moon, and it will be visible in the night sky across hundreds of miles of the Northeast on Friday, including all across Maryland. NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment...
  • Orlando Pillsbury Bake-Off semifinalist Elayna Popwell needs online votes to make finals

    Orlando Pillsbury Bake-Off semifinalist Elayna Popwell needs online votes to make finals
    Orlando's Elayna Popwell, a semifinalist in the 46th Pillsbury Bake-Off's Quick Rise and Shine Breakfasts category, needs online votes to move on to the finals and a chance to win the $1 million top prize for her Apricot Almond Buttercups. Voting is...