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  • San Diegans build replica sailing ship in honor of first explorer

    San Diegans build replica sailing ship in honor of first explorer
    John Popp, a retired physics teacher, is making sure the cannons on the 16th century Spanish galleon under construction here are functional and historically precise. Each cannon is more than 9 feet long and weighs more than 1,000 pounds. Each must be...
  • Newcomer Kelly Johnson fits Orioles' 'next man up' mentality perfectly

    Newcomer Kelly Johnson fits Orioles' 'next man up' mentality perfectly
    Kelly Johnson has worn an Orioles uniform for just two weeks, but he already owns his own little part of Oriole Magic. Derek Jeter, who was Johnson's teammate for most of this season with the New York Yankees, was the main attraction this weekend in his...
  • On the Daily Press Bookshelf

    On the Daily Press Bookshelf
    Here’s a look at the titles that have recently come into the Daily Press newsroom. Check it out. Maybe you’ll be intrigued by a new local author or a genre you haven’t before read. Fiction/Poetry “Seasons of Sharing” by...
  • Christopher LaMorteOctober 5, 1937 - September 7, 2014

    Christopher LaMorte<br/>October 5, 1937 - September 7, 2014
    Christopher LaMorte, 76, of La Crescenta, California, passed away peacefully on Sunday September 7th, 2014.  Son of Mary & Tony LaMorte, brother to Tony & FRIEND TO ALL, he was born in Altoona, PA in 1937, and attended Glendale High School & Glendale...
  • A night for heroes at Navy SEAL Foundation benefit

    A night for heroes at Navy SEAL Foundation benefit
    On the anniversary of 9/11, the Navy SEAL Foundation hosted a tribute to our nation's heroes and their families at its third annual benefit at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago. A sellout crowd of more than 500 enjoyed an inspiring program that opened with...
  • 9/11 Museum unveils new display on hunt for Osama bin Laden

    The National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York unveiled this week a new display devoted to the hunt for Osama bin Laden. The unveiling of the exhibit, which features U.S. Navy SEAL artifacts and objects from the 2011 raid in Abbottabad,...
  • Navy report: Mechanical failure caused Sea Dragon crash off Virginia coast

    Navy report: Mechanical failure caused Sea Dragon crash off Virginia coast
    NORFOLK — It was a mechanical malfunction that caused a fire in the cabin of a MH-53 Sea Dragon helicopter that crashed off the coast of Virginia on Jan. 8, killing three of the five crew members, according to a Navy report released Thursday....
  • Two Navy fighter jets crash in western Pacific; 1 pilot missing

    Two Navy fighter jets crash in western Pacific; 1 pilot missing
    Two Navy F/A-18 fighter jets crashed after taking off from the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson while operating at sea in the western Pacific Ocean. One of the pilots was quickly located and brought aboard the carrier for medical attention. Search efforts...
  • California: Ancient petroglyphs are stars of Ridgecrest fest, tours

    California: Ancient petroglyphs are stars of Ridgecrest fest, tours
    Thousands of years ago, the Coso Shoshone people left their mark in the Mojave Desert in the form of stick figures and animals carved into rock faces. In November, the Ridgecrest Petroglyph and Heritage Festival and rock art tours in Ridgecrest, Calif.,...
  • Not being asked to stand for jury's verdict was out of ordinary in court practice

    Not being asked to stand for jury's verdict was out of ordinary in court practice
    In our years of covering criminal cases, defendants have virtually always been asked to stand up before the jury's verdict is announced. "Will the defendant please rise?" the judge intones, before the person on trial rises nervously. Sometimes they're...
  • Cee Lo Green dropped from two concerts after rape comments

    Cee Lo Green dropped from two concerts after rape comments
    Cee Lo Green has been dropped from two shows after he made what many considered offensive remarks about rape on Twitter following a recent court case. The 38-year-old former judge of NBC’s hit “The Voice” and hitmaker behind “...