| Feb 24, 2011
| 9:32 PM
Something of an archaeologist of the visual record, William E. Jones takes on central tenets of American political mythology in a trio of projected video works at David Kordansky. “In Matthew Brady’s Studio” dissects portraits of...
| Nov 30, 2010
| 9:34 PM
X-37 mini space-shuttle expected to land at Vandenberg...
| Apr 8, 2010
In 1967, Helmut Winter made international headlines for flinging some serious dumplings.
Outraged at the low-flying military aircraft over his home in Pasing, near Munich, Germany, Winter began firing bread dumplings from a massive homemade catapult....
| Aug 13, 2010
| 9:35 PM
Full text of Democrat's White House dinner remarks supporting the controversial proposal and the official dinner guest list....
| Mar 24, 2010
Robert M. White was a 38-year-old U.S. Air Force major and record-setting test pilot at Edwards Air Force Base in 1962 when he joined the elite ranks of America's four astronauts.
But Mercury astronauts Alan Shepard, Virgil Grissom, John Glenn and...
| Jun 13, 2010
John Wooden, the UCLA basketball coach who became an icon of American sports while guiding the Bruins to an unprecedented 10 national championships in the 1960s and '70s and remained in the spotlight during retirement with his "Pyramid of Success"...
| May 14, 2010
Walker "Bud" Mahurin, the Army Air Forces' first double ace in Europe during World War II who went on to serve in the Pacific and later became a POW after being shot down during the Korean War, has died. He was 91.
Mahurin, a retired Air Force colonel...
| Dec 26, 2010
This year, the opening spectacular is followed by a flyover from a United States Air Force B-2 Spirit stealth bomber (Parade Order: 4). Though it first flew in 1989, the flying-wing B-2 still looks futuristic, and its 172-foot wingspan — wider...
| Sep 6, 2010
Mixed-media artist and printmaker
Patrick Merrill, 61, a mixed-media artist and printmaker who was curator of Cal Poly Pomona's art gallery from 1997 to 2009, died Tuesday in Diamond Bar after battling colon cancer, the university...
| Oct 30, 2010
Jonathan Motzfeldt, 72, a former premier of Greenland who spearheaded a drive for more self-rule and opposed U.S. bases on the semiautonomous Danish territory, died of a brain hemorrhage Thursday at...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 6:46 PM
-- As the crisis continues to unfold at the Fukushima No. 1 (Daiichi) nuclear power plant, a growing disparity between Japanese and U.S. attitudes toward the problem is becoming apparent.
Whereas Japanese authorities have generally been restrained in...