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  • Pictures in the News | July 25, 2013

     
    In Thursday's Pictures in the News: — Taylor Clark of the United States has a moment to himself before competing in the junior men's quarterfinals during the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing on Wednesday in Huntington Beach. The biggest names in surfing,...
  • Ruth Benerito dies at 97; chemist helped develop wrinkle-resistant cotton

    Ruth Benerito dies at 97; chemist helped develop wrinkle-resistant cotton
    Her name graces no labels, but millions wear Ruth Benerito creations daily. A government chemist, Benerito led a team that helped create wrinkle-resistant cotton — an innovation that spared homemakers hours of ironing and breathed new life into an...
  • Remains of Camp Pendleton Marine killed in Korean War identified

    Remains of Camp Pendleton Marine killed in Korean War identified
    The remains of a Marine from the Camp Pendleton-based 1st Marine Division who was killed more than 60 years ago during one of the most brutal battles of the Korean War have been identified, the Department of Defense announced. Pfc. Jonathan Reed Posey...
  • Korea and the power of politics

     Korea and the power of politics
    SEOUL — Americans like to pretend that politics don't matter and to bemoan the slight differences between our political parties. These are luxuries we can afford as the world's richest and most stable country. But for much of the world, politics are...
  • Paul Yoon's 'Snow Hunters': a meditation on solitude and memory

    Paul Yoon's 'Snow Hunters': a meditation on solitude and memory
    Paul Yoon's "Snow Hunters" is a novel in which little happens — not, in many ways, unlike life. This is not meant as criticism: Some of the fiction that moves me most is that with the least overt action, in which the interior rather than the...
  • North Korea's Kim reportedly has ex-girlfriend, 11 others executed

    North Korea's Kim reportedly has ex-girlfriend, 11 others executed
    A North Korean firing squad last week executed a former girlfriend of leader Kim Jong Un and 11 other entertainers for allegedly violating laws banning pornography, a South Korean newspaper reported Thursday. The report by Chosun Ilbo, an English-...
  • Rare photo found of elevator added to battleship Iowa for FDR

    Rare photo found of elevator added to battleship Iowa for FDR
    A rare photograph has surfaced apparently showing an elevator added to the battleship Iowa, one of a handful of adaptations made to the vessel for wheelchair-user President Franklin D. Roosevelt during World War II. Officials with the Iowa -- now a...
  • World 3-D Film Expo III to unveil rare vintage films and classics

     World 3-D Film Expo III to unveil rare vintage films and classics
    The World 3-D Film Expo III, which opens Friday and continues through Sept. 15 at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, has lined up some of the well-known classics of the format's heyday 60 years ago, including 1953's "House of Wax" with Vincent Price,...
  • Pictures in the News | May 10, 2013

     
    In Friday's Pictures in the News: A gun battle in San Bernardino County between murder suspects and law enforcement officers after a high-speed chase Thursday left one suspect dead, one wounded and an officer hospitalized; World War II veteran Ernesto...
  • Hero’s welcome for Gen. MacArthur

     
    Gen. Douglas MacArthur waves during welcome home parade in San Francisco....
  • Without warrant, Hong Kong unlikely to act against Snowden

    Without warrant, Hong Kong unlikely to act against Snowden
    BEIJING -- Hong Kong authorities are not likely to take action against their most famous fugitive, Edward Snowden, unless the United States issues a warrant for his arrest, a former legislator said. "The Hong Kong government will do nothing until the U....