| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:18 AM
As South Vietnam spiraled toward collapse in April 1975, a plane carrying Vietnamese orphans to new homes in the U.S. crashed about 15 minutes after takeoff from Saigon.
A cargo door on the U.S. Air Force C-5A blew out and control cables and hydraulic...
| Sep 12, 2014
For most of the summer, Republicans had it easy when it came to the Islamic State. All they had to do was complain that President Barack Obama wasn't tough enough, accuse him of lacking strategic vision and demand that he do more.
Sens. John McCain, R-...
| Sep 26, 2014
Florida drivers who raise their car insurance deductible from $500 to $1000 only save 5 percent, according to a new study by insuranceQuotes.com that is owned by North Palm Beach-based Bankrate.com.
This is below the national average of a 9...
| May 30, 2014
Sunday, June 1
Pet Rock music The Bayside Summer Concert Series will present the group Pet Rock performing from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Downs Park, 8311 John Downs Loop, Pasadena. Enjoy lively music and bay breezes. Information: aacounty.org/RecParks/...
| May 31, 2014
| 8:32 PM
President Barack Obama, flanked by the parents of a U.S. soldier released after being held for nearly five years by the Taliban, said in the White House Rose Garden on Saturday that the United States has an "ironclad commitment" to bring home its...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 4:45 PM
A band of pirates invaded Balboa Island over the weekend.
So did gangs of puppies, Indian princesses and baton twirlers. All were among the 114 entries and more than 1,000 participants in the 21st annual Balboa Island Parade. About 3,000 spectators...
| May 23, 2014
| 10:09 AM
Muchos desfiles, ceremonias y otros eventos están previstos por toda la región durante el fin de semana de Memorial Day.
El desfile del Día de los Caídos comenzará a las 11 el lunes en el Parque Sperry en Simsbury Road. Los manifestantes...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Democratic state Sen. Ted Lieu of Torrance called on Fox News host Bob Beckel to resign Saturday after he said on the air Thursday that "Chinamen" are the single biggest threat to national security.
During an episode of the “The Five,”...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Afghanistan is teetering on the edge. A little-known bill just passed the upper house of its parliament that could help counter threats to the country's stability and future development, but only if the U.S. government works with Afghanistan to ensure...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Terence T. Finn, a retired NASA executive who boosted the Space Shuttle program and whose passion for military history fueled four books on the subject, died June 27 of a blood platelet disorder. The Eastern Shore resident was 71.
Dr. Finn, a New York...