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Will Myanmar's Military Reform?

Stanley Weiss | Posted 03.26.2015 | World
Stanley Weiss

Does the country's future lie with Min Aung Hlaing or with Than Shwe? It's a question Myanmar will have to sort out for itself--but, in the meantime, the U.S. could be doing much more to tip the scales towards reform.

Vietnam War Veteran's Dying Wish To Visit Pearl Harbor Is Fulfilled

AP | JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 03.26.2015 | Good News

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) -- When a Vietnam veteran briefly stopped in Hawaii on his way home from war, he vowed to return one day to honor the people...

5 Under-The-Radar Hawaii Sites That Are As Historic As They Are Beautiful

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 02.18.2015 | Travel

Sure, you know about Pearl Harbor, but you probably don't realize that Hawaii's involvement in World War II extends far beyond the date that lives in ...

Oldest Survivor Of USS Arizona From Pearl Harbor Attack Dies At 100

AP | Posted 02.10.2015 | Politics

YUBA CITY, Calif. (AP) — The oldest living crew member of the battleship USS Arizona to have survived the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor has died i...

This 101-Year-Old Pearl Harbor Vet Was One Of The Most Honorable SOTU Guests

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 01.21.2015 | Good News

The 2015 State of the Union address brought together many people with compelling stories, including this veteran with a heroic past. Retired Navy ...

Pearl Harbor Contractors Killed By Falling Buoy

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 12.14.2014 | Crime

A 10,000 pound buoy accidentally fell on top of four civilian contractors at Pearl Harbor's Naval Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility, killing two men ...

The Feinstein Torture Report

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.09.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We can't pretend it wasn't torture anymore, because the facts weren't swept under a historical rug this time.

Survivors Gather To Honor 73rd Anniversary Of Pearl Harbor Attack

AP | JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 02.06.2015 | Politics

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — Veterans who survived the Pearl Harbor attack that launched the United States into World War II attended Sunday's 73rd a...

The Tapestry of December 7th

Dennis Santiago | Posted 02.06.2015 | Politics
Dennis Santiago

It's been 73 years since the Day of Infamy. So many of the people that lived it are now gone. But their echoes and the lessons they impart to our lives continue. When I think of December 7, I remember it is the day my elders began the most difficult four years of their lives

Pearl Harbor: Woman's Wave at Pilot a Reminder of Shared Humanity

Robert F. Darden | Posted 02.04.2015 | Impact
Robert F. Darden

Seventy-three years later, we are -- once again -- in December and the season of shared humanity, of love, of forgiveness, of family.

Allegations Of Rampant Mismanagement At Pearl Harbor Memorial

AP | AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 02.04.2015 | Politics

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — The USS Arizona is an underwater grave for more than 900 sailors and Marines killed when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor and s...

Remembering Pearl Harbor at the USS Arizona Memorial

Larissa and Michael Milne | Posted 02.03.2015 | Travel
Larissa and Michael Milne

This year marks the 73rd anniversary of the Japanese attack on military forces at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. December 7th falls on a Sunday, just as it did on that "Day of Infamy" in 1941 when the sun dappled base was just waking up to another relaxing weekend day.

4 Pearl Harbor Survivors Gather For Reunion, Vow It's Not Their Last

AP | JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 12.02.2014 | Good News

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) -- Four of the remaining nine USS Arizona survivors of the Pearl Harbor attack are vowing this year's anniversary won't be t...

Yellowing Journalism

Tim Arnold | Posted 12.24.2014 | Media
Tim Arnold

It is both fascinating and disturbing to gain a peek back in time, with the grand benefit of history and hindsight, and the wonder of it all. Unfortunately -- unforgivably -- and despite great strides across the land and around the world, anti-Semitism continues to rear its ugly head to this day.

The Stunning True Story of Captain Jerry Coffee, a Prisoner of War for Seven Years in Vietnam

Tim Lussier | Posted 11.23.2014 | Hawaii
Tim Lussier

While flying reconnaissance missions over North Vietnam, piloting his jet fighter, Captain Coffee was shot down by enemy fire. After parachuting to safety, he was captured by enemy forces on the ground.

Trivia: Seven Questions and Answers about the Declaration of Independence

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 09.11.2014 | Education
William B. Bradshaw

Here are some trivia questions relating to the Declaration of Independence. See how you do with them.

Pizza Hut's Mining Effort for Social Responsibility

Dr. Abraham Froman | Posted 08.06.2014 | Impact
Dr. Abraham Froman

How did Pizza Hut go about inserting themselves into this story and how do they walk the fine line between being self-serving and simply doing something good for a community the restaurant chain serves?

My Father Was a Doolittle Tokyo Raider and a Gold Medal Dad

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 07.27.2014 | Impact
Georgianne Nienaber

Pacific fleet. My Father was one of the airmen who became known as the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders of the 17th Bombardment Group of the Army Air Corps. 80 men volunteered for "an extremely hazardous mission," without knowing the target, location, or the assignment.

Darrell Issa and the Canary in the Coal Mine

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

In 2014, we have an (unfortunately not lone wolf) Congressmen attempting to use the death of a distinguished ambassador to bring down a former Secretary of State who may or may not be a political opponent in 2016.

Josh Hartnett Declined Every Major Superhero Role Of The Last Decade

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.01.2014 | Entertainment

This time 10 years ago, Josh Hartnett was everyone's everything. His resume was like a master class in transferring boyish charm to box office gold ("...

Daylight Saving Time

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 05.08.2014 | Good News
William B. Bradshaw

Historians tell us the general idea for daylight saving time was first written about in 1784 by Benjamin Franklin while in France.

Human Smoke and Nazis: The Good, the Bad and the Annoying

Tom Alderman | Posted 04.20.2014 | Books
Tom Alderman

Human Smoke is chock-full of small, often powerful but unrelated scenes. What you get is a Jackson Pollack painting in audio: a lot of vivid colors and absolutely no shape to any of it. It's a helter-skelter of disjointed events and it's up to us to connect the dots.

Presidents Day, 2014

Nigel Hamilton | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics
Nigel Hamilton

Traditionally Presidents Day was Washington's birthday. It was celebrated as a public holiday on February 22 each year, in peace or in war. Seventy years ago it was FDR's task to remember his great predecessor.

10 Places Every American Should See

Budget Travel | Posted 03.26.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Think you know America's essential sights? Compare your past trips with our picks for domestic destinations every citizen should visit -- from pop culture icons to patriotic landmarks.

Live From the Sundance Film Festival: Monday, Jan. 20

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I'd be hard-pressed to pick a favorite between Life Itself, Steve James' documentary about the late film critic Roger Ebert, and To Be Takei, by Jennifer Kroot, about the amazingly resilient career of actor George Takei.