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Korean War (1950-1953)

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  • Are ladies of literature secret clotheshorses?

    Are ladies of literature secret clotheshorses?
    Some of the most dynamic female writers today are turning their attention to clothes. Is it the secret influence of Fashion Week? Have clothes been on their minds all along? Man Booker Prize winner Margaret Atwood talked about the importance of clothes...
  • Jose Montoya dies at 81; leading figure in California Latino culture

    Jose Montoya dies at 81; leading figure in California Latino culture
    The little farm towns of Central California held a poetry all their own for Jose Montoya. From childhood he knew their people, mostly immigrant laborers like his own family. He knew the labyrinthine rows of fruit trees, the dirt-floor houses and trailer...
  • South Korea intel confirms North Korean nuclear reactor restart

    South Korea intel confirms North Korean nuclear reactor restart
    North Korea has restarted its plutonium reactor in Yongbyon and is producing nuclear energy at the site, South Korea's intelligence agency reported Tuesday. The report to Seoul lawmakers by a National Intelligence Service official confirmed warnings...
  • Astronaut Scott Carpenter dies at 88; second American to orbit Earth

    Astronaut Scott Carpenter dies at 88; second American to orbit Earth
    M. Scott Carpenter, a college dropout and local ne'er-do-well who became the second American to orbit Earth, wasn't proud of the way his teen years took off. "The local papers that say I was just a normal boy are trying to think of something not bad...
  • On a reconnaissance mission to Ft. Ord in Monterey Bay

    On a reconnaissance mission to Ft. Ord in Monterey Bay
    MONTEREY BAY, Calif. — Along Highway 1 between Marina and Seaside, it's all roller-coastering sand dunes and chaparral. There the road cuts across Ft. Ord, where soldiers trained for almost every war the U.S. Army waged in the 20th century, as...
  • Samuel Fuller's 'Shock Corridor' arrived in mad times

    Samuel Fuller's 'Shock Corridor' arrived in mad times
    Not a guy to mince words, two-fisted writer-director Samuel Fuller began (and ended) his tabloid classic "Shock Corridor" with a spurious quote from Euripides: "Whom God wishes to destroy he first makes mad." But he might just have well taken his epigraph...
  • David C. Jones dies at 92; chairman of Joint Chiefs

    David C. Jones dies at 92; chairman of Joint Chiefs
    David C. Jones, a retired Air Force general who helped set in motion a far-reaching reorganization of the U.S. military command while serving as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, died Saturday at a military retirement community in Potomac Falls, Va....
  • North Korea indefinitely postpones family reunions with South

    North Korea indefinitely postpones family reunions with South
    SEOUL -- North Korea on Saturday indefinitely postponed reunions of nearly 200 families separated during the Korean War, just four days before the long-awaited meetings were scheduled to take place. The cancellation, which could jeopardize a nascent...
  • From the Archive: Korean War goodby kiss

    From the Archive: Korean War goodby kiss
  • Sixty years of Korean armistice: One war, two histories, no peace

    Sixty years of Korean armistice: One war, two histories, no peace
    On one side of the world’s most heavily fortified border, North Koreans are celebrating Saturday’s 60th anniversary of the armistice that halted the Korean War with Victory Day fireworks and a military parade. In South Korea, Armistice Day...
  • Two Koreas diverge as they mark 60th anniversary of cease-fire

    Two Koreas diverge as they mark 60th anniversary of cease-fire
    SEOUL -- The two Koreas commemorated the 60th anniversary of their cease-fire on Saturday, but in vastly different ways -- the North, with pomp and grandiosity; the South, with grave solemnity. For the first time in 20 years, North Korea carried out a...