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  • Peter Matthiessen dies at 86; novelist and naturalist

    In interviews, Peter Matthiessen always had to answer, in his correct, patrician tones, a question seldom put to other writers: Just what kind of writer, exactly, are you? The confusion was understandable. Matthiessen, the only writer to win the...
  • Ft. Sumter and H.L. Hunley submarine part of Civil War history

    Ft. Sumter and H.L. Hunley submarine part of Civil War history
    CHARLESTON, S.C. — Two of the top destinations on a recent trip to Charleston — Ft. Sumter and the Confederacy's H. L. Hunley submarine — transcend the label of "Civil War attraction." These sites appeal to students of U.S. history, to...
  • Employers Must Reach Out To Returning Vets

    How do you recognize a military veteran? Really see them, once they're out of military fatigues? No boots and camouflage. After the homecoming is over, with its flags and patriotic speeches and TV cameras and families weeping in relief. How do you get...
  • Malaysia plane: Australian PM says searchers confident of position of MH370's black boxes

    Malaysia plane: Australian PM says searchers confident of position of MH370's black boxes
    Search and rescue officials in Australia are confident they know the approximate position of the black box recorders from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Friday. At the same time, however, the head...
  • F/A-18 Super Hornet caused sonic boom some believed was quake

    F/A-18 Super Hornet caused sonic boom some believed was quake
    It was a lone F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jet that produced the sonic boom Wednesday that produced the rumbling so intense some Los Angeles and Orange County residents insisted it was an earthquake. The confirmation Thursday from the U.S. Navy came as...
  • Boeing to move 1,000 engineering jobs to Southern California

    Boeing to move 1,000 engineering jobs to Southern California
    Aerospace giant Boeing Co., which for years has been cutting its workforce in Southern California, announced that it plans to increase its engineering workforce in Long Beach and Seal Beach by 1,000 positions over the next two years. It is a...
  • Navy officer discusses decision of San Diego family rescued at sea

    Navy officer discusses decision of San Diego family rescued at sea
    SAN DIEGO - Under persistent questioning from reporters, the executive officer of the Navy ship that rescued a family off its disabled sailboat 1,000 miles off Mexico said he would not have brought his own children on a similar trip. "For one thing, I...
  • Missing Malaysia plane search resumes amid optimism over 'pings'

    Missing Malaysia plane search resumes amid optimism over 'pings'
    A new acoustic signal was detected in the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 on Thursday, further boosting confidence that officials are zeroing in on the missing plane after weeks of searching. The signal, which could be from the plane's black box...
  • Mysterious rumbling along L.A. coast tied to supersonic Navy flight

    The mystery over rumbling along the Los Angeles and Orange County coast that many believed was an earthquake appears to have actually been caused by a supersonic Navy flight. The U.S. Navy confirmed an aircraft flew faster than the speed of sound as...
  • New signal detected in hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

    BEIJING -- An Australian military plane participating in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Thursday detected an underwater acoustic signal that may be from the Boeing 777’s black boxes, Australian authorities said. The P-3...
  • Mysterious rumbling along coast wasn't earthquake, experts say

    This post has been updated. See note below for details. Some residents in Long Beach and the north Orange County coast reported feeling and hearing what some thought was an earthquake Wednesday afternoon. But Caltech seismologist Kate Hutton said no...