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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 05/13

    Actress Frederique Bel wears a bicycle necklace as she arrives for the screening of the film Habemus Papam (We Have A Pope) in competition at the 64th Cannes Film Festival in France.

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  • Louis Zamperini, Olympian, war hero, survived 47 days at sea, three years in prison camp

    Louis Zamperini, an Olympic distance runner and World War II veteran, has died at the age of 97. 

  • In Gear Carroll Shelby: an icon for high-performance cars

    Carroll Shelby, who died Thursday, gave up car racing to create the Cobra and high-performance models of the Ford Mustang, Dodge (Omni) Shelby, and other cars. Carroll Shelby was a 'one-man brand.' 

  • Red Tails: George Lucas's film about the Tuskegee Airmen - Review

    The 'force' isn't really with George Lucas's 'Red Tails, the long-awaited film about the heroic Tuskegee Airmen, which has an odd sci-fi vibe.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 05/13

    Actress Frederique Bel wears a bicycle necklace as she arrives for the screening of the film Habemus Papam (We Have A Pope) in competition at the 64th Cannes Film Festival in France.

  • Unseen foe for troops: sexual assault in US military

    Unseen foe for troops: sexual assault in US military

    Sexual assault poses 'intolerable' threat to US military troops, amid poor record of reporting and prosecution, a broad survey finds. Lawmakers seek better resources for victims.

  • In Pictures Veterans Day 2010

    Chief Master Sgt. Bill Ross, a 35-year Air Force veteran (l.) and boy scouts Tyler Pollock and Liam Gallagher salute in honor of war veterans in Freeport, Maine, on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. The boy scouts and other volunteers raised 50 casket flags donated by the families of Freeport veterans.

  • Hiroshima memorial visit: unspoken apology or commitment to disarmament?

    Hiroshima memorial visit: unspoken apology or commitment to disarmament?

    While some Japanese still want an apology for the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Obama Administration called the first official US visit to the annual Hiroshima commemoration a demonstration of its commitment to nuclear disarmament.

  • Gallery NFL DRAFT: No. 1 draft picks that made the Pro Football Hall of Fame

    1945: Charley Trippi was a University of Georgia halfback drafted by the Chicago Cardinals. The prize catch in a bidding war between the NFL and the All-America Football Conference, which led to his signing a four-year $100,000 contract with the Chicago Cardinals (the precursors of today's Arizona Cardinals). … During the course of his NFL career, he switched from halfback to quarterback and back to halfback, before finishing as a defensive player. … Turned in a sensational performance in the 1947 championship game, rushing for 206 rushing yards while wearing sneakers for better traction on a frozen field. The 28-21 victory over Philadelphia marked the only time the Cardinals ever won an NFL title.

  • Tears in the Darkness

    A balanced, beautifully written book about the horrors of the Bataan Death March.

  • A garden tended with love

    A garden tended with love

    This garden shines because of its volunteers.