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Veterans Day

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  • Arrested in 1 killing, man says he was a cartel hit man for decades

    Arrested in 1 killing, man says he was a cartel hit man for decades
    RICHGROVE, Calif. — In March 2013, a man with brooding, mahogany eyes and a walrus mustache traveled from his home in California to visit relatives in Alabama. The trip did not end well. When a business acquaintance insulted Jose Manuel Martinez's daughter, Martinez put two bullets in the man's head, officials said.
  • Cpl. Rudy Hernandez dies at 82; Medal of Honor recipient

    Cpl. Rudy Hernandez dies at 82; Medal of Honor recipient
    Cpl. Rudy Hernandez, a son of California migrant workers who fought in the Korean War and was awarded the Medal of Honor in 1952, died Saturday at Womack Army Medical Center in Fayetteville, N.C.. He was 82 and had been diagnosed recently with cancer...

    Kellie Pickler spends Christmas in Afghanistan on USO tour

    Kellie Pickler spends Christmas in Afghanistan on USO tour
    Singer Kellie Pickler spent Christmas with U.S. troops in Afghanistan to bring "home to our service men and women," she said. The "American Idol" contestant-turned-country star spent a few days delivering holiday cheer at the Kandahar Airfield base,...

    Starbucks to hire 10,000 veterans and military spouses in five years

    Starbucks to hire 10,000 veterans and military spouses in five years
    Starbucks wants the country’s defenders to return from the front lines on its payroll, pledging to hire 10,000 veterans and military spouses in the next five years. In an initiative organized in part by Starbucks board member and former Defense...

    Military groups and L.A. County are in step on Bob Hope Patriotic Hall

    Military groups and L.A. County are in step on Bob Hope Patriotic Hall
    Just in time for Veterans Day, a dozen local military service organizations have reached an armistice with Los Angeles County over use of its newly refurbished Bob Hope Patriotic Hall. Instead of being relegated to basement cubicles as the county had...