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  • Female midshipman in sex assault case is grilled about her bad memory

    Female midshipman in sex assault case is grilled about her bad memory
    WASHINGTON -- A defense attorney on Friday spent hours questioning a midshipman's spotty recollections of a toga party where she says she was sexually assaulted by three Naval Academy football players last year. Attorney Lt. Cmdr. Angela Tang noted...
  • Wesley Brown dies at 85; first black graduate of Naval Academy

    Wesley Brown dies at 85; first black graduate of Naval Academy
    Retired Lt. Cmdr. Wesley Brown, the first African American graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, died Tuesday in Silver Spring, Md., the Naval Academy's alumni association announced from Annapolis, Md. He was 85 and had cancer. A 1949 graduate, Brown was...
  • HMS Bounty: Woman killed in tall ship's sinking loved the sea

     
    She was bright, vivacious and in love with with her ship, the HMS Bounty. Claudene Christian, the former USC song girl who died at sea Monday when the tall ship on which she was sailing sank off the North Carolina......
  • Robert Helliwell dies at 90; electrical engineer who expanded understanding of Earth's atmosphere

    Robert Helliwell dies at 90; electrical engineer who expanded understanding of Earth's atmosphere
    Robert Helliwell, a Stanford electrical engineer whose study of radio waves emitted by lightning opened a new window to understanding the upper layers of the Earth's atmosphere, died May 3 in Palo Alto of complications of dementia. He was 90. Helliwell...
  • Art Gilmore dies at 98; announcer was a familiar voice on radio, TV, movie trailers

    Art Gilmore dies at 98; announcer was a familiar voice on radio, TV, movie trailers
    Art Gilmore, who launched his more than 60-year career as an announcer in the 1930s and became a widely recognized voice on radio, television, commercials, documentaries and movie trailers, has died. He was 98. Gilmore died Sept. 25 of age-related causes...
  • Kevin McCarthy dies at 96; prolific actor best known for 'Invasion of the Body Snatchers'

    Kevin McCarthy dies at 96; prolific actor best known for 'Invasion of the Body Snatchers'
    Kevin McCarthy, the veteran stage and screen actor best known for his starring role as the panicked doctor who tried to warn the world about the alien "pod people" who were taking over in the 1956 science-fiction suspense classic "Invasion of the Body...
  • Stan Stearns dies at 76; photographer at JFK's funeral

    Stan Stearns dies at 76; photographer at JFK's funeral
    Stan Stearns, 76, who took the iconic photograph of John F. KennedyJr. saluting his father's coffin during the slain president's 1963 funeral, died Friday of cancer at a hospice in Harwood, Md., said his son Jay. As a photographer for United Press...
  • Gay marriage: Fights have begun in Washington, N.J., Maryland...

     
    Gay marriage: Legislation to allow gay marriage is moving forward in Washington, New Jersey and Maryland, but opponents are fighting back. Here's a national round-up of legislation and upcoming or pending ballot initiatives that are in the works in six...
  • America's post-DADT military: Stronger than ever

     
    Hey, what happened? Did I miss the big news? Didn't America's armed forces disband Tuesday? After all, the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy has officially ended. Gays and lesbians are now free to serve openly. Surely our troops in......
  • U.S. Launches Astronaut Alan Shepard: 'Boy What a Ride!'

     
    May 6, 1961: Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr. was rocketed 115 miles above the Earth in a flawless suborbital flight and recovered safely 302 miles down the Atlantic Missile Range to become America's first man in space, Times space-aviation editor......
  • ISRAEL: Don't restart negotiations from scratch, former peace-table adversaries agree

     
    Two years ago Tzipi Livni and Ahmed Qurei had a standing rendezvous at Jerusalem's King David Hotel, at least twice a week, to hash over hotly disputed issues such as borders, refugees and the future of Jerusalem. Back then meetings......