| May 29, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Michelle Hancock remembers her father sitting in the dark in the living room listening to Billy Joel's ode to the Vietnam war, "Goodnight Saigon," as the sound of the helicopter rotors thrashed through the speakers and filled the room. Steve Hancock would...
| May 14, 2014
| 5:29 AM
Here’s a look at several local-author books recently sent to the Daily Press newsroom:
“The Price of Liberty: Merlynn’s Pride” by Norfolk’s Charla Westa. Fiction. A young woman, raised in a loving home, turns to...
| May 20, 2014
| 6:51 AM
Some people think the use of Drones is a necessary evil, some think they are just plain evil. British National-turned-terrorist’s widow Margot Al-Harazi believes the latter, and has recently used her daughter Simone to acquire a doomsday device...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:30 AM
If Garry Marshall had only ever done the TV rendition of "The Odd Couple," with longtime partner Jerry Belson, he'd be worthy of the Paddy Chayefsky laurel.
But Marshall's canon of popcorn comedy goes much deeper. His TV work stretches from writing for...
| May 8, 2014
| 6:13 PM
The CIA has made plans to close its network of secret bases in Afghanistan and pull its personnel back to Kabul this summer, an unexpectedly abrupt withdrawal that the U.S. military fears will deprive it of vital intelligence while thousands of American...
| May 13, 2014
| 9:16 AM
A soldier from Oceanside has died in Afghanistan in a "noncombat incident," the Department of Defense announced.
Chief Warrant Deric Michael Rasmussen, 33, died Sunday in Mazar-e Sharif. No details of the death were announced except that it is under...
| May 14, 2014
Two interest groups weren't even allowed to the table to discuss sharing Johnson Valley, a pristine desert landscape near Twentynine Palms prized by both off-road vehicle drivers and the Marine Corps for training. ("Marines, off-roaders compromise over...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:10 AM
DUBAI (Reuters) - Syria's civil war and political strife in Egypt have thrown up new battlegrounds on the Web and driven a surge in cyber attacks in the Middle East, according to a leading Internet security company.
More than half of incidents in the...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 7:41 AM
Savannah, Georgia is synonymous with Southern charm in the minds of many –maybe because of the city’s gardens, squares, historic mansions, Southern cooking, and cordial welcome to travelers. The city’s beauty may have actually saved it...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 10:25 AM
The Americana, a restaurant and bar at the corner of Kenwood Avenue and Hudson Street in Canton, will close in July, according to owner Alex van Breukelen. The announcement was first made on the bar's Facebook page Wednesday morning, where van Breukelen...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 3:04 PM
William H. Tosh joined Sousa’s Band December 27th, 2012 in Costa Mesa, CA. He was born May 13, 1924 in Kansas City, KS. “Bill” was a 22 year veteran of the United States Marine Corps, enlisting upon graduation from Washington High...