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  • Pizza that could last for 3 years? It's for soldiers in the field

    Pizza that could last for 3 years? It's for soldiers in the field
    When you're in college, it's perfectly acceptable, if not encouraged, to finish a pizza that's been left out on the counter over night. But what about a pizza that could last on your counter for up to three years?  Researchers at the U.S. Army's...
  • A family's 70-year quest to regain treasures stolen by Nazis

     A family's 70-year quest to regain treasures stolen by Nazis
    Since 1946, the San Diego Museum of Art has owned an appealing vision of happy prosperity: Frans Hals' 1630s painting of a plump, rosy-cheeked Dutch merchant whose expression and body language exude confidence, security and bonhomie. In the early 1990s,...
  • Civilians trained to fire Ft. MacArthur’s guns

     
    Members of the Progressive Business Club of Long Beach load 12-inch mortar during training of civilians at Ft. MacArthur....
  • Leonard Knight dies at 82; visionary artist of Salvation Mountain

    Leonard Knight dies at 82; visionary artist of Salvation Mountain
    His aging truck was wheezing and the hot-air balloon in the trailer was ragged and non-functional. So Leonard Knight, self-described "little hobo bird," pulled into a barren patch of desert in the Imperial Valley and decided that he had found the...
  • Robert Dahl dies at 98; political scientist wrote 'Who Governs?'

    Robert Dahl dies at 98; political scientist wrote 'Who Governs?'
    Robert A. Dahl, an esteemed and influential political scientist who in such books as "Who Governs?" championed democracy in theory and critiqued it in practice, has died. He was 98. A professor emeritus at Yale University, Dahl died Wednesday at a...
  • Man, 2 children found dead in home at Ft. Hood, Texas

    Man, 2 children found dead in home at Ft. Hood, Texas
    HOUSTON -- A man and two children were found dead Tuesday at a home at Ft.  Hood in Texas. The bodies were discovered about 7:15 a.m. at Ft.  Hood, a sprawling U.S. Army base about 70 miles north of Austin, according to a statement released by a Ft....
  • Soldier from California killed in Afghanistan in attack by insurgents

    Soldier from California killed in Afghanistan in attack by insurgents
    An Army soldier from California has been killed in Afghanistan during an attack by insurgents, the Department of Defense announced Wednesday. Chief Warrant Officer Edward Balli, 42, of Monterey, Calif., was killed Monday in Kandahar province from wounds...
  • Ft. Hood killings probably murder-suicide, Army says

    Ft. Hood killings  probably murder-suicide, Army says
    HOUSTON — A man and his two young daughters found dead on a Texas Army base this week probably died in a murder-suicide, investigators said Wednesday. The bodies of a 43-year-old man and his two daughters, ages 9 and 4, were found about 7:15 a.m....
  • Suit filed in '91 over aircraft settled

    Suit filed in '91 over aircraft settled
    Nearly a quarter of a century after it began, one of the largest legal disputes in defense industry history was finally settled with two major weapons makers agreeing to pay the federal government $400 million in goods and services. The U.S. Court of...
  • Israeli who leaked army data is released from jail

    Israeli who leaked army data is released from jail
    JERUSALEM -- Anat Kamm, an Israeli woman convicted of stealing classified military documents during her army service last decade, was released from jail Sunday after being paroled for good behavior. Kamm, now 26, stole more than 2,000 documents,...
  • Pete Seeger dies at 94; balladeer was America's conscience

    Pete Seeger dies at 94; balladeer was America's conscience
    Pete Seeger was a teenager in the 1930s when he heard an Appalachian balladeer perform on an old-fashioned, five-string banjo and fell in love with the instrument, the timeless melodies and, most of all, the words. "Compared to the trivialities of...