- Seattle socialist: Minimum-wage discussion skewed by ‘right-wing’ GAO analysis
- U.N. warns of Muslim ‘cleansing’ in Central African Republic
- Senate blocks change to military sex assault cases
- Drug mix may have cured child born with HIV, doctors say
- De Blasio’s wife irks former mansion chef with ‘servant’ remark
- Russia’s neighbors shiver amid Putin’s Cold War moves in Ukraine
- New SAT: The essay portion is to become optional
- Military group can’t march to honor the fallen at Boston Marathon due to security changes
- Senate passes bills deleting ‘retarded’ from laws
- China announces biggest military hike in 3 years: We are not ‘boy scouts with spears’
By Tammy Bruce
Topic - National World War Ii Museum
The National World War II Museum has been a near constant construction zone for more than five years. As doors opened on one new building or exhibit, pilings were being driven for another.
A screening and discussion of a documentary film centered on the loss of a U.S. submarine during World War II is planned Feb. 20 at the National World War II Museum.
World War II Gen. Claire Chennault's granddaughter, a few tourists and the nephew of a Marine mechanic who worked on Curtiss P-40s during World War II applauded Monday as a crane safely eased the fuselage of the shark-nosed fighter plane representing Chennault's famed Flying Tigers into the National World War II Museum.
The mad rush began at the first sight of snow: Across the Atlanta area, schools let out early and commuters left for home after lunch, instantly creating gridlock so severe that security guards and doormen took to the streets to direct cars amid a cacophony of blaring horns.
Cars crashed on icy roads. The central Louisiana town of Jena got 4 inches of snow and sleet. Flights in and out of New Orleans were canceled. French Quarter streets were oddly quiet, with brass bands and other street performers staying home. State offices closed across most of the state. So did schools at all levels. The third and nastiest arctic blast of the season hit Louisiana on Tuesday.
New Orleans will get a flavor of one of the most heralded episodes of World War II when a Curtiss P-40 Warhawk, restored in the shark-nosed markings of the famed Flying Tigers, goes on display at the National World War II Museum.
With the Super Bowl less than three months away, New Orleans is rushing to lay streetcar tracks through one of its busiest corridors to connect the Louisiana Superdome and the French Quarter by trolley.
Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling might have to sell or give up the famed blood-stained sock he wore on the team's way to the 2004 World Series championship to cover millions of dollars in loans he guaranteed to his failed video game company.
It began as an ordinary December day. People were gathered around the radio listening to a football game or planning holiday parties, not girding for battle. But on Dec. 7, 1941, when the first Associated Press report came over the radio at 2:22 p.m. Eastern Standard Time of a "bombing in Hawaii," the news was electrifying. Seventy years later, every American living now who heard it then can still tell you exactly what he was doing when he learned of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
Actor Andy Garcia will reign as Bacchus on the Sunday before Mardi Gras in New Orleans.