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Korean War (1950-1953)

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  • Korean War POW finally laid to rest

    Korean War POW finally laid to rest
    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...
  • North Korea takes 'dangerous steps' holding U.S. tourist, Kerry says

    North Korea takes 'dangerous steps' holding U.S. tourist, Kerry says
    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...
  • JFK assassination: 50 years ago today the conspiracy theories began

    JFK assassination: 50 years ago today the conspiracy theories began
    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...
  • North Korea is holding American; family fears for California man, 85

    North Korea is holding American; family fears for California man, 85
    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...
  • North Korea detained California man after 'tense' talk, son says

    North Korea detained California man after 'tense' talk, son says
    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...
  • S. Korea says 16th century royal seal at LACMA may have been stolen

    S. Korea says 16th century royal seal at LACMA may have been stolen
    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....
  • PASSINGS: Noel Harrison, Jon Locke, Jamalul Kiram III

    PASSINGS: Noel Harrison, Jon Locke, Jamalul Kiram III
    Noel Harrison 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...
  • John Kerry isn't Neville Chamberlain; he's John Lennon

    John Kerry isn't Neville Chamberlain; he's John Lennon
    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...
  • North Koreans release purported confession by Palo Alto detainee

    North Koreans release purported confession by Palo Alto detainee
    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. Pyongyang&...
  • Veteran's detention in North Korea highlights wartime guerrilla unit

    Veteran's detention in North Korea highlights wartime guerrilla unit
    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. After a...
  • North Korea reportedly releases U.S. war veteran and Palo Alto resident

    North Korea reportedly releases U.S. war veteran and Palo Alto resident
    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...