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  • Fallen World War II soldier finally heads home

    Fallen World War II soldier finally heads home
    The final chapter of a 70-year-old mystery surrounding a soldier who went missing in action during World War II is coming to a close. DNA testing recently identified a battered set of dog tags and remains found buried on the Pacific island of Saipan last...
  • FAA bars US flights to Israel after rockets land near country's main airport

    JERUSALEM American and European air carriers suspended flights to Israel on Tuesday after a rocket landed near the country's international airport as fighting between Israeli forces and Islamist militants in the Gaza Strip entered its third week. The...
  • Korean War Hero George Lawall

     
    When Rudy Blomstrom of Lower Saucon Township sent me this war story the other day, I was blown away by his research, his writing and especially by the remarkable young man (at left) he was writing about. I knew right......
  • 'Vanished' a gripping tale of search for missing men of WWII

    In recent years it's become a truism that the American military promises "no man left behind" when it goes to war. But in World War II, that promise was often not achievable and may not even have been a priority. More than 73,000 Americans remain...
  • Vietnam Plus-50

    HANOI, Vietnam -- It has been 50 years since President John F. Kennedy ordered U.S. "advisers" to South Vietnam to help battle the communist North and 37 years since the end of that divisive war and the country's unification under Communism. Today,...
  • Unlike 'Boardwalk Empire' and 'Walking Dead,' Why 'Homeland' Wasn't Built to Last

    For fans of quality drama, Sunday at 9 p.m. has become a special kind of logjam. Yet amid an embarrassment of riches consisting of CBS' "The Good Wife," AMC's breakaway hit "The Walking Dead" and HBO's still-mesmerizing "Boardwalk Empire," only Showtime's...
  • Album review: M.I.A.'s MAYA album

    Album review: M.I.A.'s MAYA album
  • Vietnam, 50 years on

    HANOI, Vietnam -- It has been 50 years since President John F. Kennedy ordered U.S. "advisers" to South Vietnam to help battle the communist North and 37 years since the end of that divisive war and the country's unification under Communism. Today,...
  • Beyonce gets experimental in latest studio release

    Beyonce gets experimental in latest studio release
    Beyonce, '4': 2.5 stars (out of 4) Beyonce has paid lip service and more in recent years to broadening her musical range. She’s hung out at indie-rock concerts, and this month she headlined the rock-heavy Glastonbury festival in England. In...
  • Cancellations, changes and additions

    Correction: Christopher Hill will appear in conversation with the Tribune's Julia Keller at 4 p.m. Saturday in Hotel Blake. The event's location was misstated in the May 27 special Lit Fest section as being in University Center/River Room. Stefan...
  • An injured ACL isn't a death knell for athletes anymore

    An injured ACL isn't a death knell for athletes anymore
    Most athletic types would rather spend a month watching "Teletubbies" while reading Snooki's blog than suffer an injury. And when it comes to getting hurt, the knee is one of the worst things you can damage. The most commonly injured knee ligament is the...