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Korean War (1950-1953)

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  • South Korean lawmaker convicted of treason, supporting North Korea

    South Korean lawmaker convicted of treason, supporting North Korea
    SEOUL -- A left-wing South Korean lawmaker was sentenced to 12 years in prison Monday on charges of treason and praising North Korea, the first such conviction of a legislator since the South transitioned to democracy in the late 1980s. Prosecutors...
  • Shirley Temple Black, iconic child star, dies at 85

    Shirley Temple Black, iconic child star, dies at 85
    Shirley Temple Black, who as the most popular child movie star of all time lifted a filmgoing nation’s spirits during the Depression and then grew up to be a diplomat, has died. She was 85. Black died late Monday at her home in Woodside, Calif.,...
  • North, South Korea hold high-level meeting amid talk of slight detente

    North, South Korea hold high-level meeting amid talk of slight detente
    SEOUL -- Officials from North and South Korea sat down Wednesday for their first high-level government talks since 2007, with two issues expected to be at the center of discussion: upcoming inter-Korean family reunions and the annual U.S.-South Korean...
  • Leonard Knight, artist at Salvation Mountain, dies at age 82

    Leonard Knight, artist at Salvation Mountain, dies at age 82
    Leonard Knight, the lean and sturdy New Englander who spent three decades joyously painting religious messages on a tall mound of adobe he called Salvation Mountain in the Imperial Valley desert, died Monday at age 82. Knight died at a convalescent...
  • North Korea, in conciliatory moment, offers divided family reunions

    North Korea, in conciliatory moment, offers divided family reunions
    North Korea on Friday called for a resumption of reunions for families separated since the Korean War. The seemingly conciliatory gesture increases the stakes for South Korea if it goes ahead with planned war games with the United States next month, which...
  • American jailed in North Korea asks for U.S. help to gain release

    American jailed in North Korea asks for U.S. help to gain release
    PYONGYANG, North Korea -- An American missionary who has been jailed in North Korea for more than a year appeared before reporters Monday and appealed to the U.S. government to do its best to secure his release. The missionary, Kenneth Bae, made the...
  • Don Engel dies at 84; entertainment attorney represented major pop stars

    Don Engel dies at 84; entertainment attorney represented major pop stars
    Don Engel had only a small law firm in Los Angeles — just two or three attorneys in addition to him and his wife. But a phone call from Engel could strike fear among the loftiest executives in the music business. Engel, who represented some of the...
  • There's still hope for us yet in 2014

    There's still hope for us yet in 2014
    As we head into 2014, sports remains our guiding light. On these pages, we read daily about the good, the bad and the ugly, and we haven't even gotten to Dennis Rodman yet. None of what we digest on the Web, or each morning in the paper, is...
  • John Dominis dies at 92; longtime photographer for Life magazine

    John Dominis dies at 92; longtime photographer for Life magazine
    If longtime Life magazine photographer John Dominis had a specialty, it was that he was a supreme generalist. He took famed pictures of Frank Sinatra and Steve McQueen, both of whom could be touchy with photographers, but Dominis won them over to the...
  • PASSINGS: Jerry Coleman, Alicia Rhett

    PASSINGS: Jerry Coleman, Alicia Rhett
    Jerry Coleman Longtime announcer for Padres Jerry Coleman, 89, the longtime voice of the San Diego Padres and a former major league ballplayer whose career was interrupted by combat in two wars, died at a hospital Sunday, the team announced....
  • Widow, 94, receives remains of fallen husband, killed in Korean War

     Widow, 94, receives remains of fallen husband, killed in Korean War
    Army Sgt. 1st Class Joseph Gantt told his wife to remarry if he didn't come back from the war. She told him no. He had a hard enough time getting her to say yes when he proposed. He was it. In 1950, Gantt went missing during combat in the Korean War. He...