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Trivia: Seven Questions and Answers about the Declaration of Independence

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 07.12.2014 | 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 06.06.2014 | 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 05.27.2014 | 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 05.14.2014 | 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.

Her Stunning Response To Critics: 'I'm Not Sorry'

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

Comedian Natasha Leggero took some heat for a joke she made on national television a few days ago, but on Friday, she took to her Tumblr to explain to...

Hawaii Five-0s Powerful Episode About Pearl Harbor & Japanese American Internment

Gil Asakawa | Posted 02.10.2014 | Denver
Gil Asakawa

We tend to think of Hawaii as an enlightened, multicultural place where being Asian is a badge of the majority. But this episode educates us to the fact that under the pressure of fear and wartime panic, even a paradise like Hawaii can revert to binary tribal lines.

Pearl Harbor Ceremony Unites Survivors

Posted 12.07.2013 | Politics

By AUDREY McAVOY, The Associated Press PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — About 2,500 gathered at Pearl Harbor on Saturday to remember those killed in t...

Use America's Strength to Sustain Peace Instead of War

Fred Lundgren | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics
Fred Lundgren

Nationally, we must steadfastly avoid the urge to go to war to settle the grievances that our policies helped create.

After Pearl Harbor, Life Was 'No Longer The Same'

Posted 12.06.2013 | Fifty

It was life and business as usual for Navy veteran Richard Pena until the bombs dropped on Pearl Harbor just before 8 a.m. on December 7, 1941. Pe...

FDR Gave This Speech After Pearl Harbor. Hopefully There Will Never Have To Be Another Like It.

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.06.2013 | Politics

Saturday marks the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, and a day that President Franklin D. Roosevelt presciently predicted would "live in...

Intense Pearl Harbor Photos Show Why The U.S. Went To War, Why It Is Hell

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.07.2013 | Politics

It was a sunny, mostly clear Sunday in Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, when the unexpected hum of planes cut through the warm Hawaiian air. In a period ...

5 Facts You Didn't Know About Pearl Harbor

Posted 12.09.2013 | Politics

Sure, we all know the date (December 7th, 1941), and the famous quote ("a date which will live in infamy"), and of course the implications and signifi...

WWII Vet Allegedly Bumped From Flight On His Way To Pearl Harbor

www.hawaiinewsnow.com | Posted 12.05.2013 | Hawaii

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Pearl

Peter Davis | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics
Peter Davis

Which one changed America the most -- the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963, or the terrorist attacks on New York City and the Pentagon in 2001?

A Sailor's Dying Wish

Jennie Haskamp | Posted 01.25.2014 | Good News
Jennie Haskamp

Bud started to cry before the doors of the van opened. He'd been oohing and pointing at the cyclic rate as we approached the pier, but when we slowed down and Mandy said, 'They're all here for you, Bud,' he was overwhelmed.

This Veterans Day, Pearl Harbor Honors Japanese-American Soldiers

Civil Beat | Manjari Fergusson | Posted 11.09.2013 | Politics

The USS Missouri Memorial Association’s annual Veterans Day sunset ceremony at Pearl Harbor will honor the 70th anniversary of the Nisei Veterans of...

Movie Review: The Wind Rises

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Having announced his retirement, Hayao Miyazaki's made one final feature: The Wind Rises. It's an animated film for adults, but I can't imagine adults -- let alone kids -- sitting still for it.

Military Families Mow Overgrown Grass At Shutdown Pearl Harbor Memorial

Posted 10.15.2013 | Good News

The entrance to the Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor -- one of Hawaii's biggest tourist attractions -- was starting to look a bit worse for the wear. ...

Syria: A Limited Air Strike Is an Act of War

Marco Cáceres | Posted 11.12.2013 | World
Marco Cáceres

If the Obama administration drags the U.S., kicking and screaming, into another war in the Middle East, then the mounting death and violence in Mexico and Central America are guaranteed to remain a sideshow to the U.S.