A powerful earthquake off the Solomon Islands generated a tsunami of up to about 5 feet that damaged dozens of homes and likely killed several people in the South Pacific island chain on Wednesday.
Dear Sgt. Shaft: Thank you for your service to our country during Vietnam. I am writing to offer my volunteer research services to help your readers return the dog tags they have found. I have done the research to help others return more than 200 WWII dog tags. I do not charge a fee for my services, and I only work with people who are willing to send the tags home, free of charge.
Australia will spend more than 100 million Australian dollars ($104 million) over the next four years to help reduce deaths from malaria in the Asia-Pacific region.
Michael J. Fox did his part to make the anniversary of 9/11 about helping others.
By late summer of 1942, the American and Japanese navies already had exchanged fearsome blows. Yet, as James D. Hornfischer explains in his brilliant new book, "Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal," both sides were climbing a learning curve, grappling with the new "expeditionary" war-fighting environment that "featured tight interdependence among warriors of the air, land, and sea."