| Mar 19, 2015
| 8:30 PM
What makes a woman crazy about an automobile? I can only speak for myself. I grew up in the country surrounded by a dairy farm and five brothers. To me, cars were freedom. When I was 14 years old, as an exchange student...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 2:02 PM
An Allentown man who flew 65 bombing missions during World War II and was shot down twice behind enemy lines will speak Thursday at the Lehigh Valley Veterans History Project meeting in Allentown.
Retired Air Force Maj. Nathan Kline, 90, served in the...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 2:00 AM
For more than half a century, what had once been Hawaii's largest and longest-operating internment camp was ignored and forgotten. To the hundreds of Japanese Americans who had been forcibly confined at the camp, the experience was a source of shame and...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 8:30 AM
New free mobile apps can take you on a tour of two of World War II's most enduring landmarks: the American cemeteries in Britain and France.
With your smartphone or mobile device, you can explore the Normandy American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer in...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 5:00 AM
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister David Cameron have rightly turned down Vladimir Putin's invitation to go to Moscow on May 9 to mark the 70th anniversary of the Allies' victory in Europe, and President Obama may soon follow suit....
| Mar 20, 2015
| 1:22 PM
"I remember Glenn Miller coming to me once, before he had his own band, saying, 'How do you do it? How do you get started? It's so difficult.' I told him, I don't know but whatever you do don't stop. Just keep on going."
— Benny Goodman
| Mar 3, 2015
| 7:20 AM
The black-and-white photos in the Illinois Holocaust Museum's new traveling exhibition capture frozen, indelible moments of World War II and the Holocaust, but mostly through an unfamiliar set of lenses.
Russian Jewish photographers took these...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 3:22 PM
Republican Rep. Randy Weber apologized Tuesday for comparing President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler in a tweet related to the Paris terrorist attacks.
Congressional Democrats and Jewish groups had denounced the comment Weber sent on his official...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 6:30 AM
I appreciated Catharine Hamm's article on the dilemma of families wanting to sit together on a flight and the airlines' "game" of extorting more money from them in order to sit with their young children ["Togetherness Has Its Price When Flying," Feb.8]....
| Jan 28, 2015
| 6:50 PM
Adm. Philip Davidson, commander of the Navy's Fleet Forces, spoke of the Battle of Midway, a pivotal U.S. win during World War II, when trying to convey the importance of the newly formed Information Dominance Forces Command.
Against a superior and...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 7:05 PM
Martin Gilbert, Winston Churchill's official biographer and a leading historian of the Holocaust, died Tuesday in London after a lengthy illness. He was 78.
British senior civil servant John Chilcot reported his death to a British parliamentary...