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  • Tanker pilot's body recovered as Yosemite fire battle continues

    Tanker pilot's body recovered as Yosemite fire battle continues
    As investigators arrived Wednesday to determine the cause of a fatal air tanker crash at Yosemite National Park, officials temporarily grounded the Cal Fire airplane fleet and rescuers retrieved the pilot's body from a steep canyon. Geoffrey Craig Hunt,...
  • Daughter of pilot killed in Yosemite fire crash says he 'died a hero'

    Daughter of pilot killed in Yosemite fire crash says he 'died a hero'
    The daughter of a veteran firefighting pilot said he "died a hero" when his air tanker crashed Tuesday while battling a wildfire near Yosemite National Park. Geoffrey Craig Hunt was flying one of four planes being used in the initial attack on the Dog...
  • Navy plan for carrier-based drones takes flak from lawmakers

    Navy plan for carrier-based drones takes flak from lawmakers
    A U.S. Navy plan for aircraft carrier-based drones has launched a dogfight in Washington over the role of the robotic planes in combat. The Navy has asked contractors for reconnaissance drones — essentially spy planes, with only limited ability to...
  • Alexander W. KerrNovember 8, 1924 - June 3, 2014

    Alexander W. Kerr<br/>November 8, 1924 - June 3, 2014
    Alexander (Alex) Kerr passed away on June 3, 2014, following a two-month battle with liver cancer. Alex was born in Cherokee, Oklahoma, to Lydia and Alex Kerr III. He attended Ames Public School through high school in Ames Oklahoma. He attended Oklahoma...
  • City of Glendale seeks to honor sailors

    City of Glendale seeks to honor sailors
    The Glendale City Council on Tuesday agreed to write a letter asking the federal government to inscribe the names of 74 U.S. Navy sailors killed at sea decades ago — including one from Glendale — on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington,...
  • U.S. Navy rescues 282 people from Mediterranean

    U.S. Navy rescues 282 people from Mediterranean
    The U.S. Navy reported Saturday that two American warships had rescued nearly 300 people from boats in the Mediterranean Sea after one of the small craft began to sink. The amphibious assault ship Bataan and guided missile frigate Elrod responded...
  • For the record

    California Chrome: In the June 6 Section A, an article about California Chrome's Central Valley ties said that the thoroughbred's sire, Lucky Pulpit, never won a race longer than 5 furlongs. Lucky Pulpit won two races at 51/2 furlongs, his longest winning...
  • Film Review: 'Burning Blue'

    When Quentin Tarantino riffed on the homoeroticism of "Top Gun" in his famous cameo from the otherwise forgotten 1994 indie "Sleep With Me," little could he have known that, two decades later, the LGBT community would get a fighter-jock opus to call its...
  • Clint Eastwood: Cowboy Led 'Jersey Boys' Down a New Trail

    In 1962, the same year that a quartet of working-class New Jersey youths called the Four Seasons shot to the top of the pop charts with the irresistible doo-wop single "Sherry," a solo artist from the West Coast made a less auspicious chart appearance...
  • White House plans more transfers from Guantanamo prison

    White House plans more transfers from Guantanamo prison
    The White House is making plans to transfer more detainees from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay despite the mounting political furor over the exchange of five Taliban prisoners for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, officials said Tuesday. Caitlin...
  • Anne Arundel County exhibits

    Art show The Maryland Federation of Art presents the fourth annual "Focal Point: Fine Art & Creative Photography Exhibition" through Sunday, June 15, at the Circle Gallery, 18 State Circle in Annapolis. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily....