Vietnam War

Trump Granting 'Totally Fearless' Vietnam War Hero Medal of Honor After He Was Denied 10 Times

Retired Sgt. Maj. John Canley received the Navy Cross, two Bronze Stars, and a Purple Heart for his exemplary work in the military.<p>But that wasn't …

Military

14-year-old arrested after Navy SEAL memorial vandalized

A 14-year-old was arrested after a memorial honoring a hero Navy SEAL from Long Island was destroyed.<p>The monument honoring Medal of Honor recipient …

New York State

Veteran's American flag stolen; now a heartbreaking plea to get it back

The sign says, “Please return my flag, sentimental to me. I brought it back from Iraq. The bottom four stripes have my buddy’s blood on them.”<p>“This …

Vietnam War

Rob Reiner: President Trump Is a Russian ‘Asset’ and ‘We Are in Dire Trouble’

Rob Reiner doesn’t mince words when describing our national state of affairs: “Never before in our country’s history has the truth been more under …

Donald Trump

This Is What Happens Behind Closed Doors When U.S. Presidents Meet With Fed Chairs

Last week, Donald Trump ventured into what until recently was uncharted, for US presidents, territory.<p>First, during a CNBC interview, the president …

Federal Reserve

Trump's Russia problem is nothing new for public opinion — Americans have distrusted US democracy for decades

• <b>American support for democracy has a deep, long-lasting history of dissatisfaction — just 4% of Americans think the government listens to their opinion.</b>• <b><br>The 1970s were so turbulent that they gave rise to an era of political alienation.</b>• <b><br>By 1974, almost half of Americans polled thought that crooks were</b> …

Political Science

Sylvester Stallone: "If I do another Rocky I’m going to be fighting arthritis"

Tough-guy actor Sylvester Stallone admits he is on the road to arthritis.<p>The action man who has punished his body with five Rocky boxing movies and …

Veterans

Generalizing For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood...and the Rest of Y'all Too

Guest post by Dr. Douglas Green<p>Recently, I met Chris Emdin at a conference where he was the keynote speaker. After his emotional performance that was …

Teaching

American Indian veterans gather at Cantigny: 'It helps a lot when you talk'

Underneath a large tent at Wheaton's Cantigny Park, retired U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Raymond Harjo of Oklahoma chatted Saturday with fellow American …

U.S. Army

‘Life was like a box of chocolates’: Did you know these movies were filmed in SC?

From Charleston to Rock Hill to Myrtle Beach and Hilton Head — several areas in South Carolina have been chosen as a backdrop for many Hollywood …

Myrtle Beach

Calendar Letters: Comedians, just be yourselves

<b>This is not who America is</b><p>Bravo for Television Critic Robert Lloyd’s assessment of the work of Sacha Baron Cohen [“He’s Back at the Pranks,” July 16]. I was a stand-up comic for nearly 15 years, and his pretending to be somebody else approach has always been, to me, the equivalent of breaking the …

Santa Monica

Saturday Headlines: Word to four-day work.

None of the various hypotheses for Trump being a Russian pawn quite pan out—which still leaves collusion as a possibility.<p>It's not inconceivable …

Kylie Jenner

US Citizen And Yale Graduate Deported From Vietnam After Being Arrested During Protest

4:08 PM 07/21/2018<p>A Vietnamese court ruled Friday that an American citizen who was detained overseas and convicted for participating in a protest in …

Conservative View

Hundreds ride for wounded warriors in the Hamptons

In what has become an annual summer staple on the East End, hundreds of people rode their bicycles from Amagansett to Sag Harbor and back to raise …

U.S. Army

This day in history

Today is Monday, July 23, the 204th day of 2018. There are 161 days left in the year.<p>Birthdays: Concert pianist Leon Fleisher is 90. Retiring Supreme …

Boston

The Hottest Anime You Should Be Watching This Summer

Summer is only getting hotter, and so is all the anime on offer. If you’re listlessly searching around on the usual suspects like Crunchyroll, Hulu, …

Anime

All the Big News From Marvel’s Spider-Man SDCC Panel

Yesterday, San Diego Comic-Con held a panel for Marvel’s <i>Spider-Man</i> comic books. The panel featured <i>Spider-Man</i> editor Nick Lowe, <i>Amazing Spider-Man</i> …

Comics

Republicans Pick Charlotte to Host 2020 Convention

Charlotte, N.C. (AP) -- As Charlotte, North Carolina, celebrates being chosen Friday to host the 2020 Republican National Convention, an undercurrent …

North Carolina

The Troubling Fate of a 1973 Film About the First Black Man in the C.I.A.

Ivan Dixon’s 1973 film, “The Spook Who Sat by the Door,” which is playing at Metrograph from Friday through Sunday (it’s also on DVD and streaming), is a political fiction, based on a novel by Sam Greenlee, about the first black man in the C.I.A. After leaving the agency, the agent, Dan Freeman …

Vietnam Veterans

Universal Soldier is a Cautionary Tale About Reckless Resurrection

Two American soldiers fight to the death in Vietnam. That’s the start of <i>Universal Soldier</i>, which imagines the pair being brought back to life and …

Vietnam War

Is New Jersey Finally Fed Up With Bob Menendez?

His corruption trial ended in a hung jury, but the GOP’s Bob Hugin doesn’t mean to let voters forget it.<p>The last time New Jersey elected a Republican senator, the Vietnam War was winding down, “The Godfather” had just hit the big screen, and President Richard Nixon had recently met with Mao Zedong …

New Jersey

Manila’s Disaster Backup Rises in iCloud City

Monsoon rains battered down on Manila this week as a tropical storm — the ninth this year — howled nearby. Schools, courts and the senate were shut for two days; roads were flooded; public transport was affected.<p>It could have been worse.<p>That the Philippine capital is one big ocean wave away from …

Opinion

iWonder - Did Martin Luther King achieve his life's dream?

Presented byDr John A KirkDonaghey Professor, UALR<p>A visionary leader<p>Martin Luther King combined radical thought, political nous and oratorical brilliance. His I Have A Dream speech described a vision of racial equality in America that inspired millions. Despite provocation, he stayed true to …

Black History

Todd Starnes: Air Force surrenders to demand to replace Bible with generic 'book of faith' on POW/MIA table

The commander of F.E. Warren Air Force Base in Wyoming has agreed to replace a Bible on a POW/MIA table with a generic “book of faith,” the Military Religious Freedom Foundation revealed this week. The MRFF is a militant organization that has fought against Nativity scenes, Bible studies and any …

Military

Everything You Wanted to Ask About Sects … But Were Afraid to Know

Fifty years after 1968, Marxism-Leninism sounds as off-putting to most leftists as it did to everybody else back in the day.<p>For those of us active in …

Left-wing Politics

Review: 'Leave No Trace' will linger with viewers long after the credits roll

Here are a few reasons why I think “Leave No Trace” is one of the best films of the year so far, but a few reasons why it’s not for everybody.

Salt Lake City

Imagine a U.S. Air Force That Never Built the B-52 Bomber

The decision would have had ripple effects across the Air Force and the Department of Defense, with a not inconsequential impact on the Vietnam …

Military

Safe injection site in SF would address drug use and discarded needles

Back in the 1980s, a deadly new virus exploded in San Francisco. The response to the HIV epidemic from all fronts in San Francisco has become …

Public Health

Opioid Activists Demand Harvard Put ‘People Over Profit’ By Cutting Ties With Family Blamed For The Addiction Epidemic

9:47 PM 07/21/2018<p>Activists descended on the Arthur M. Sackler Museum at Harvard University Friday to protest the school’s ties to a family they say …

Conservative View

Piast Institute co-founder Thaddeus Radzilowski 'believed in people'

Hamtramck native pushed center to become major Polish-American think tank

Detroit