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  • Thousands of children, one 1914 return attendee form a living flag at Fort McHenry

    Thousands of children, one 1914 return attendee form a living flag at Fort McHenry
    Myrtle Sanders was just a month old when she and her mother visited Fort McHenry with thousands of others to form the Human Flag in 1914 — 100 years after the British bombardment of Fort McHenry during the War of 1812. On Tuesday, the 100-year-old...
  • Larry Storch aims to leave 'em laughing one last time on L.A. stage

    Larry Storch kept his classmates at DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx in stitches with his impressions of such famed actors as Claude Rains and Basil Rathbone and "The Wizard of Oz" himself, Frank Morgan. "That's why I never graduated," he quipped...
  • Bahrain releases prominent human rights activist awaiting trial

    MANAMA (Reuters) - Bahrain's ministry of interior said on Thursday it had released human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja from detention as she awaits trial, amid international criticism of her treatment. A tweet from the ministry said a travel ban had...
  • U.S. welcomes China's first-time attendance at naval forum

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top U.S. Navy officials welcomed China's first-time attendance at a 113-nation naval forum on Wednesday but made clear that despite progress in U.S.-Chinese military interaction, more work is needed to avoid incidents that could...
  • Orion a step closer to deep space; NASA practices pulling it from sea

    Orion a step closer to deep space; NASA practices pulling it from sea
    You have built a multibillion-dollar spaceship that will one day take humans to asteroids and Mars. You have big plans to send it up 3,600 miles into orbit, or about 15 times farther than the International Space Station. Now comes the hard part:...
  • TIGER grant to upgrade rail line hailed as economic boost to region

    A federal grant of $8.2 million to upgrade the rail line from the Port of New London north through Connecticut was hailed by state and local officials and business leaders as a shot in the arm to the area's economy. Gov. Dannel Malloy, Congressman Joe...
  • Bethlehem Steel historical marker dedicated

    Bethlehem Steel historical marker dedicated
    Alongside Northampton Community College's south Bethlehem campus runs a quiet little side street that dead-ends at a metal gate, once the main entrance for thousands of steelworkers who cranked out battleship guns and the structural steel that became...
  • "We had to abandon ship, [it] was ablaze, and I had no life jacket."

    "We had to abandon ship, [it] was ablaze, and I had no life jacket."
    HARTFORD--The shattered hull of the USS Emmons lies in 140 feet of water off Okinawa. Nine members of her crew gathered at the State Capitol Friday to remember and honor those who died with their ship nearly 70 years ago. Armand Jolly was a gunners mate...
  • Blue Angels to perform at Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach this weekend

    Blue Angels to perform at Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach this weekend
    VIRGINIA BEACH — Saturday is the first time Hampton native Matt Taraska has been able to show his family what he does in the military, as the Blue Angels, the Navy's flight demonstration squadron, takes to the sky for a two-day air show at Naval Air...
  • Due to retire, Guantanamo prosecutor gets 3 more years on job

    MIAMI The Pentagon has extended the career of the chief war crimes prosecutor into the first year of the next U.S. president's term, a move designed to instill stability and confidence in the on-again, off-again war crimes trials at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba....
  • U.S. Navy ends search for pilot presumed dead in Pacific crash

    U.S. Navy ends search for pilot presumed dead in Pacific crash
    The Navy has ended its search for a fighter pilot presumed dead after two jets crashed Friday in the Pacific Ocean, west of Wake Island, officials said. The pilot, whose identity has not been released, was involved in a collision of two F/A-18 fighter...