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The 12 best Android apps of 2016

Android had an interesting year. From its best flagship literally exploding to Google dropping a set of new phones and a new digital assistant, there …

75 years later, remembering FDR’s day of ‘infamy,’ a phrase that almost wasn’t

When the phone rang, President Franklin D. Roosevelt was sitting in the Oval Study, on the White House’s second floor, examining his stamp collection.<p>The time was 1:47 p.m. The day was Dec. 7, 1941.<p>Across the country and thousands of miles away, Japanese bombs were raining on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. …

Winston Churchill

Pearl Harbor: Survivors gather to mark a moment that changed the world

HONOLULU — Seventy-five years after Japanese forces struck the heart of the U.S. Navy’s Pacific Fleet in a fiery ambush at Pearl Harbor, thousands of veterans, military officials, dignitaries and a dwindling number of survivors will gather Wednesday to remember the loss of life and the start of a …

Military

Pearl Harbor, 75 Years Ago: Pictures

Military History

John Glenn and the courage of the Mercury Seven

“Some fine early morning before another summer has come, one man chosen from the calmly intent seven . . . will embark on the greatest adventure man has ever dared to take. Dressed in an all-covering suit to protect him from explosive changes in pressure, strapped into a form-fitting couch to …

Space Exploration

Underwater Archaeologists Are Exploring an Undisturbed WWII Battlefield

NOAA explorers are bringing the "Battle of the Atlantic" back to life.<p>Two years ago, archaeologists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) discovered something incredible at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. Just off the coast of North Carolina's Cape Hatteras, a sunken …

North Carolina

A guide to drawing down your savings in retirement

The approach of retirement should be an exciting time for 50- and 60-somethings. But when the issue is your finances — and whether you've saved enough to last the rest of your life — excitement can quickly be overridden by anxiety.<p>One of the first decisions retirees must make is how much of their …