| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:58 AM
U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel is in a tough spot on the All Aboard Florida plan for high-speed passenger rail on the Florida East Coast Railway tracks through the heart of her district in coastal Broward and Palm Beach counties.
Frankel represents Fort...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 2:30 PM
PARIS -- Chuck Hagel's departure from his post as defense secretary has been attributed to his failure to fit in with the Obama cabinet's crowd. Among his other reported deficiencies was that he was only a sergeant in Vietnam, twice wounded.
| Nov 25, 2014
| 8:40 PM
As he searches for his fourth Defense secretary in six years, President Obama appears to be looking for a more forceful, articulate military leader to navigate the tough but limited wars that are likely to consume much of his final two years in office....
| Nov 15, 2014
| 3:14 PM
The United States' top military officer told American troops on a surprise visit to Baghdad on Saturday that the momentum in the battle with Islamic State was "starting to turn," but predicted a drawn-out campaign lasting several years.
| Nov 17, 2014
| 7:41 AM
When Pastor Charles Seivard began the invocation to the Veterans' Day service at Oscar Swanson Park in North Grosvenordale, he brought home the import of the day. "Think of one individual who served," he said. "See their faces, speak their names, remember...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Fleeing his North Korean village in wartime 1950, Donald Chung promised his mother he would be back within three days.
He never saw her again. Unable to return, Chung went on to fight on the side of South Korea in the Korean War, endure bruising...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 8:37 PM
The two cities that make up the heart of Little Saigon will now be led by Vietnamese Americans for the first time — after a final count of ballots in a razor-close municipal election.
Bao Nguyen, a Garden Grove school trustee, beat veteran...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 9:00 AM
As a veteran of World War II who served five years in the Pacific almost three of which were aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise and later recalled for three more years during the Korean War, in my opinion President Barack Obama is absolutely not...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 3:36 PM
The first U.S. Special Forces arrived in Afghanistan in October 2001 to fight alongside anti-Taliban rebels, spot targets for war planes and search the cave-dotted hills of Tora Bora for Osama bin Laden.
This was how "Operation Enduring Freedom" was...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 4:03 PM
I first met then-Gov. Abraham Ribicoff in the summer of 1958 when he was running for re-election and I, a 26-year-old, was working for John Bailey, the Democratic state chairman.
To say I "met" Ribicoff is a considerable exaggeration. Bailey told me...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 8:30 AM
While at Mipcom to present his first TV show, "No Second Chance," popular American crime novelist Harlan Coben sat with Variety to discuss the new direction that his career is taking. The writer is back in France for "No Second Chance," almost a decade...