| Dec 28, 2013
| 9:29 PM
Sixty-three years after his capture during the Korean War, Army Sgt. 1st Class Joseph Gantt was laid to rest Saturday in an Inglewood cemetery with full military honors in the presence of his widow.
Clara Gantt, 94, said she was happy that she had lived...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 2:07 PM
North Korea should "recognize the dangerous steps it has been taking" in detaining an American citizen and restarting its nuclear reactors, Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday.
“I think this is obviously one of those moments where North...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 8:23 AM
It was the assassination that launched a thousand conspiracy theories. Soon after President John F. Kennedy was killed on Nov. 22, 1963, the "who killed Kennedy?" debate began, and 50 years later, it continues.
There have been books, movies and...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 12:43 PM
The State Department on Friday said North Korea has confirmed it is detaining a U.S. citizen following reports that an 85-year-old man from Palo Alto was escorted off an outbound plane in Pyongyang last month.
The confirmation, relayed by the Swedish...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 1:55 PM
The son of an 85-year-old Palo Alto man who is being detained in North Korea says the arrest came days after a tense conversation with local officials about his service in the Korean War.
Appearing on NBC's "Today" show Monday, Jeff Newman said the...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 8:30 PM
South Korean government officials want the United States to investigate the circumstances surrounding a 16th century Korean royal seal that they believe was stolen out of a shrine in Seoul before being acquired by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art....
| Oct 22, 2013
| 9:52 PM
British singer-actor and skier
Noel Harrison, 79, the British actor-singer best known for his recording of the Academy Award-winning ballad "The Windmills of Your Mind" from the 1968 film "The Thomas Crown Affair" and for his role as...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Is John F. Kerry the 21st century’s Neville Chamberlain? And is it true that those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it?
Certainly that’s what critics of the nuclear deal with Iran that the secretary of State helped...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 9:07 PM
BEIJING -- North Korea said Saturday the 85-year-old Korean War veteran from Palo Alto it detained last month was held because of “hostile acts” against the Communist regime during the war and during his 10-day trip as a tourist.
| Nov 30, 2013
| 6:32 PM
BEIJING -- Merrill Newman is the newest POW from the Korean War -- no matter that the war ended 60 years ago.
The 85-year-old veteran and retired tech executive from Palo Alto was arrested Oct. 26 at the end of a 10-day visit to North Korea.
| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:50 PM
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea says it has deported an elderly U.S. tourist and war veteran who was detained for more than a month over hostile acts Pyongyang says he committed during the Korean War.
North Korean state media says officials...