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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • Lillian B. Rubin dies at 90; sociologist, therapist, best-selling author

    Lillian B. Rubin, who at midlife became a sociologist, psychotherapist and best-selling author of books that examined race, class and the sexual revolution from the viewpoint of those caught in society's shifts, died June 17 at her San Francisco home. She...
  • 'Fargo' Season 2 to Change Timeline, Characters, Location

    Oh gosh, "Fargo" exec producers Noah Hawley and Warren Littlefield weren't shy about sharing details about for the FX miniseries' recently announced second season. Hawley, who is credited for writing all the episodes of the first season but will be...
  • Tollway bridge renamed after Gurnee Vietnam veteran

    Tollway bridge renamed after Gurnee Vietnam veteran
    A Gurnee resident has already been awarded the military’s highest tribute. On Wednesday, the Illinois Tollway also gave him his largest: A bridge. Medal of Honor recipient Allen J. Lynch, 68, was honored with the renaming of the Grand Avenue...
  • The 2016 Republican presidential nomination: Whose turn?

    WASHINGTON -- For more than 60 years with hardly a break, the Republican Party has chosen as its standard-bearer someone who has been able to claim it's his turn. Not since military hero Dwight D. Eisenhower defeated Sen. Robert A. Taft of Ohio, whose...
  • American wars often start with a lie

    American wars often start with a lie
    "We must resist our dreams of managing history." Reinhold Niebuhr, "The Irony of American History" (1952) When you study how the U.S. goes to war, there is a prevalent though not perfect pattern. The triggering event is often a sudden crisis that...
  • Mark Fazlollah: On the US-Mexico border, a meeting place for two nations divided

    TIJUANA, Mexico In the mid-1980s, the border between Tijuana and Southern California was a showcase of America's failed immigration enforcement. On a busy night, thousands of people slipped into the United States illegally. It was so easy to cross that...
  • 21st Century immigration: Not your grandparents' way of becoming American

    To the editor: The story of early 20th century immigrant Benjamin Axelrod takes us back to a time when being in America was more synonymous with being an American. ("The boy who was desperate to be an American," Op-Ed, July 5) For immigrants during that...
  • Finding equality in a Jerusalem bomb shelter

    NEW YORK (JTA) — When the siren sounded, the Rolling Stones' tortured 1969 track "Gimme Shelter" popped into my head, oddly enough. That haunting song offered a stunning reminder of the endless horrors of war, reawakening a sleepy world with a...
  • Humor column: Looking at terms for the Oval Office

    Humor column: Looking at terms for the Oval Office
    Once again, my neighbor Babble was puzzled. "What's this I hear," he asked me, "about some Republicans wanting to sue the president, or impeach the president, or put the president in time-out, or something like that?" That's what they're saying,...
  • Frederick J. 'Jack' Beste, businessman

    Frederick J. 'Jack' Beste, businessman
    Frederick J. "Jack" Beste, a retired businessman and World War II veteran, died Wednesday at Lorien Mays Chapel of complications from pneumonia. He was 88. The son of Frederick J. Beste Sr., a cemetery director, and Evelyn Bevans Beste, a homemaker,...
  • As end of Russia visa approaches, Edward Snowden seeks extension

    As end of Russia visa approaches, Edward Snowden seeks extension
    Fugitive national security contractor Edward Snowden has filed the paperwork to extend his refuge in Russia as the July 31 expiration of his asylum grant approaches, his lawyer told Russian media on Wednesday. Snowden has indicated in interviews...