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  • Pro-Russia militants wage deadly offensive as Ukraine election nears

    Pro-Russia separatists vowing to disrupt Sunday's presidential election in Ukraine launched a fresh attack Thursday against the Kiev government's beleaguered forces, killing at least 13 soldiers but failing to take control of more territory in the eastern...
  • Día de los caídos en CT

    Día de los caídos en CT
    Muchos desfiles, ceremonias y otros eventos están previstos por toda la región durante el fin de semana de Memorial Day. AVON El desfile del Día de los Caídos comenzará a las 11 el lunes en el Parque Sperry en Simsbury Road. Los manifestantes...
  • U.S. Air Force rescues injured Chinese sailors 1,000 miles at sea

    U.S. Air Force rescues injured Chinese sailors 1,000 miles at sea
    SAN DIEGO -- Air Force rescue specialists from a base in Arizona were sent to bring two critically injured Chinese sailors from more than 1,000 miles off the Mexican coast to a burn unit in San Diego. According to initial reports, a Venezuelan fishing...
  • Injured Chinese sailors set to arrive tonight in San Diego

    Injured Chinese sailors set to arrive tonight in San Diego
    SAN DIEGO -- Two critically injured Chinese sailors are set to arrive tonight at the UC San Diego Medical Center burn unit after being rescued by the U.S. Air Force more than 1,000 miles at sea off Mexico. The two were aboard a Chinese boat that...
  • Once-homeless son reunites with mom in L.A. after 20 years

    Once-homeless son reunites with mom in L.A. after 20 years
    United States Air Force veteran David Abeyta's life spiraled out of control more than 20 years ago when he lost a child, his wife and his job and was left with an ongoing battle with Hepatitis C.  Abeyta, 51, shared his story with an organization...
  • SpaceX gets closer to making a reusable rocket, sues Air Force

    Elon Musk, founder and chief executive of Hawthorne rocket maker SpaceX, hastily called a news conference Friday in Washington, D.C., where he outlined an array of matters confronting his upstart company. A cryptic email was sent to media around 9 p.m....
  • John Lee Levitow: Awarded Medal Of Honor For Heroism During Vietnam War

    John Lee Levitow: Awarded Medal Of Honor For Heroism During Vietnam War
    It is an indelible image of war: a soldier taking a bullet meant for another, or jumping on a grenade to protect his squad. Sgt. John Lee Levitow of Glastonbury was that kind of man. Levitow, the lowest-ranking member of the U.S. Air Force to be awarded...
  • Costa Mesa hires IT director

    Costa Mesa officials have hired a U.S. Air Force veteran with more than 20 years of information technology experience. Information Technology Director Steve Ely was first brought to City Hall on an interim basis in November. His position was made...
  • SunRail, minimum wage, and NASA: Letters

    SunRail and disabilities  The 1973 Rehabilitation Act banned discrimination on the basis of disability. It defined people with disabilities as a legitimate minority group deserving basic civil-rights protection. The Americans with Disabilities Act,...
  • Tracking system nabbing drug dealers and law-abiding pilots

    Tracking system nabbing drug dealers and law-abiding pilots
    Ken Dobson, a retired police officer, said he received quite a welcome when he landed his single-engine Cessna in Detroit two days after leaving his home in Palm Desert. Five sheriff's cars surrounded the plane and deputies got out with guns drawn. Then...
  • NATO steps up operations in response to Russian buildup near Ukraine

    WASHINGTON — The United States and its NATO allies agreed Wednesday to step up air patrols over the Baltic nations and to deploy additional warships in response to Russia’s military buildup near Ukraine. The North Atlantic Treaty...