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Korean War (1950-1953)

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  • Missing POW's remains returned to his widow 63 years after his death

    Missing POW's remains returned to his widow 63 years after his death
    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. He was it.  For 63 years, the World War II and Korean War veteran was missing in...
  • Dennis Rodman to celebrate Kim Jong Un's birthday in North Korea

    Dennis Rodman to celebrate Kim Jong Un's birthday in North Korea
    Dennis Rodman is going through with his plans to return to North Korea this week to train the national basketball team and help celebrate leader Kim Jong Un's birthday, despite the recent execution of Kim's uncle. Rodman has already visited the...
  • Kenneth Schechter dies at 83; Navy pilot performed heroic blind landing

    Kenneth Schechter dies at 83; Navy pilot performed heroic blind landing
    The stunned Navy pilot was gripped in pain, blood was pouring down his face and a good part of his warplane was destroyed. But worst of all, Ensign Kenneth Schechter couldn't see. An enemy shell had smashed into his Skyraider and fragments pierced his...
  • PASSINGS: John S.D. Eisenhower

    PASSINGS: John S.D. Eisenhower
    John S.D. Eisenhower Historian son of president John S.D. Eisenhower, 91, the son of a five-star general turned president who forged his own career in the U.S. Army and then chronicled the history of the American military in numerous books, died...
  • If only Mikhail Kalashnikov had invented the AK-47 sowing machine

    If only Mikhail Kalashnikov had invented the AK-47 sowing machine
    The merchant of death is dead: Mikhail Kalashnikov passed Monday at 94 in a hospital in Izhevsk, the capital of the Russian republic of Udmurtia. Of course you know his name; everyone knows his name. It’s as famous a name as Samuel Colt, maker...
  • Cpl. Rudy Hernandez dies at 82; Medal of Honor recipient

    Cpl. Rudy Hernandez dies at 82; Medal of Honor recipient
    Cpl. Rudy Hernandez, a son of California migrant workers who fought in the Korean War and was awarded the Medal of Honor in 1952, died Saturday at Womack Army Medical Center in Fayetteville, N.C.. He was 82 and had been diagnosed recently with cancer...
  • Aviation buffs of Condor Squadron keep vintage WWII aircraft flying

    Aviation buffs of Condor Squadron keep vintage WWII aircraft flying
    On the west side of Van Nuys Airport it's like World War II never ended. Vintage propeller planes once flown by U.S. Navy, Army Air Forces and Royal Air Force pilots are parked wingtip to wingtip along the taxiway. Nearby buildings are painted in...
  • Pictures in the News | Dec. 20, 2013

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins at LAX, where the 94 year old widow of Army Sergeant 1st Class Joseph Gantt , weeps at his casket arrives early Friday morning. After a tour of duty during World War II, Sergeant Gantt was captured in the Korean War...
  • The Week in Pictures | December 16 – 22, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week marks an end of an era in the Southland as Hollywood Park will turn out the light for good. In it's heyday, celebrities such as Cary Grant, Lucille Ball and Fred Astaire would linger...
  • Portable drug test a new addition at New Year's DUI checkpoints

    Portable drug test a new addition at New Year's DUI checkpoints
    The upcoming New Year’s crackdown on drunken driving will include a new test for many people who are pulled over — an oral swab that checks for marijuana, cocaine and other drugs. The voluntary swabbing has been used just 50 times this year....
  • Rim fire damage to environment, property could hit $1.8 billion

    Rim fire damage to environment, property could hit $1.8 billion
    A recent study commissioned by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission estimates that damages from the Rim fire on the natural environment and to property value could total between about $250 million and $1.8 billion. The preliminary assessment...