| Sep 21, 2012
| 8:30 PM
Prisoners of war and those missing in action were celebrated during the POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony Friday at TeWinkle Park in Costa Mesa.
"Events like these are essential for democracy," said Chris Martin, a retired U.S. Army Special Forces...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:43 PM
Engraved bricks are being installed at Monument Circle to honor our Hoosier veterans.
A special ceremony was held Friday morning to kick off the campaign.
The first set of laser engraved bricks honor five veterans, including a Marine who lost both...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 10:26 AM
The State Department revealed this month that the United States has detained more than 200 children at its military prison in Afghanistan. I represent one of them, a boy who left his parents' home in Karachi, Pakistan in July 2008, when he was 14, on a...
| Dec 12, 2012
Roy Laine Montgomery carried a quiet hurt and shame with him for 68 years, ever since the World War II veteran's country wrongly imprisoned him.
He was one of 28 African-American soldiers falsely convicted in connection with the lynching of an Italian...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 1:53 PM
I recently came across a local newspaper headline from May 18, 1945, noting, "German Prisoners For Farm Work."
The idea that Carroll County was the home of German prisoners of war during World War II was nothing new to me. I had heard many oral...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 3:12 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Richard Dawson, the longtime host of "Family Feud" known for planting kisses on female contestants, has died, his son said in a statement Sunday. He was 79.
"It is with a very heavy heart that I inform you that my father passed away this...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 2:36 PM
(Reuters) - Richard Dawson, an actor and TV host best known for his work on the game show "Family Feud" and sitcom "Hogan's Heroes," has died from complications of esophageal cancer. He was 79.
The British-born actor died on Saturday atRonald Reagan...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 2:54 PM
It’s been 68 years since D-Day: A synchronized effort by allied forces to storm the beaches of Normandy and turn the tides of World War II.
While more than 150,000 troops fought on D-Day, thousands more – like Grand Rapids native, Roy May...
| Apr 1, 2013
In 1991, Jan Thompson attended a reunion of World War II veterans who were prisoners of war in the Philippines. She accompanied her father, one of those veterans.
"I was just dumbfounded at what I heard," she said. "I walked out saying, 'Why doesn't...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 12:59 PM
For the better part of four years, Air Force Maj. Gen. John Borling lived in a cell that was about 21/2 paces wide and 31/2 paces long. There were no windows and little ventilation, except for three small holes. One of the holes contained a naked light...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 8:10 PM
Documentarian Shola Lynch, who previously profiled Shirley Chisholm's groundbreaking run for president, turns her lens on another significant African American female figure from the early '70s in "Free Angela and All Political Prisoners." Applying her...