| Dec 20, 2011
| 4:36 PM
A lawmaker has introduced the STRIP Act, or Stop TSA's Reach In Policy Act to prevent airport screeners from wearing law enforcement uniforms and police-like metal badge and calling themselves officers unless they receive law enforcement training....
| Dec 20, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Jon Bon Jovi: Jon Bon Jovi dead continues to be the No. 1 search trend on Google, even though the New Jersey rocker continues to insist that he is alive and well -- and says that Heaven looks a lot like New Jersey....
| Dec 30, 2010
| 4:35 PM
A Congressional gold medal for 200 women who flew as military pilots during the war....
| Apr 21, 2010
| 6:34 PM
Dorothy Height, who was called the queen mother of the civil rights movement through seven decades of advocacy for racial equality — including 41 years as president of the National Council of Negro Women — has died. She was 98.
| Apr 17, 2011
Violet Cowden never lost her love of flying, a passion born when she was a young girl envying the hawks soaring above her family's South Dakota farm in the 1920s.
When she was a young first-grade teacher learning to fly out of an airfield in Spearfish,...
| Sep 7, 2010
Jefferson Thomas, one of nine students who in 1957 integrated a Little Rock, Ark., high school, a turning point for the civil rights movement, has died. He was 67.
Thomas, who lived much of his adult life in Los Angeles, died Sunday of pancreatic...
| Jan 9, 2012
Raymond L. Johnson Sr., an attorney, civil rights activist and former Tuskegee Airman, died Dec. 31 in Los Angeles of complications of pneumonia and heart failure, said his wife, Evelyn. He was 89.
Johnson, who practiced law for nearly 50 years, was a...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 3:36 PM
"My weapon was my language," World War II Marine veteran Joe Morris Sr. told a crowd of nearly 200 in a San Bernardino park on Veterans Day in 2004. "We saved a lot of lives."
Morris, one of the Navajo code talkers whose use of their native language in...
| May 11, 2008
Anew era is beginning in the career of Frank Sinatra even if the Chairman of the Board isn't here to participate.
The iconic singer died May 14, 1998, and the 10th anniversary is being marked with a flurry of activity, including a new U.S. postage...
| Sep 14, 2009
Norman Borlaug, the father of the "Green Revolution" who is widely credited with saving millions of lives by breeding wheat, rice and other crops that brought agricultural self-sufficiency to developing countries around the world, died Saturday in Texas....
| Jun 14, 2009
Roger "Bill" Terry, the only member of the all-black group of World War II pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen convicted in what became known as the Freeman Field Mutiny, died of heart failure Thursday at Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center....