PEARL HARBOR

USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (AP Photo)

Pearl Harbor ceremony marks bombing anniversary

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) – About 2,500 gathered at Pearl Harbor on Saturday to remember those killed in the 1941 Japanese attack that launched the U.S. into World War II. The crowd observed a moment […]

12/07/2013

In this photo taken Nov. 22, 2013, Herb Weatherwax, seated, poses for a photo with Hauula Elementary School sixth graders from left Dawson Langinbelik, Rachel Cheney, Frank Kojima, La'a Beatty, Chase Colleado, Makoa Ahquin-Soren and Keola Baily in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)

Pearl Harbor survivor thrives meeting visitors

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — Herb Weatherwax charms visitors each of the three days a week he volunteers at a memorial for the USS Arizona, a battleship that sank in the 1941 Japanese attack. The […]

12/05/2013

President Franklin D. Roosevelt in his wheelchair in slideshow released by the FDR Library on YouTube.

Ind. prof finds film of FDR’s secret disability

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana college professor has found rare film footage showing President Franklin Delano Roosevelt being pushed in a wheelchair, depicting a secret not revealed to the public until after his death. Franklin […]

07/09/2013

Purple Heart medals (AP Photo)

Purple Heart found in Calif. returned to Texans

TYLER, Texas (AP) – A 1941 Pearl Harbor victim’s Purple Heart found along a California road has been returned to his East Texas family thanks to a teacher and his students.

03/27/2013

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How Obama is wielding executive power in 2nd term

WASHINGTON (AP) — This is what “Forward” looks like. Fast forward, even. President Barack Obama’s campaign slogan is springing to life in a surge of executive directives and agency rule-making that touch many of the affairs of government.

02/11/2013

F-22 Raptor

F-22 in Pearl Harbor event scrapes tail on landing

HONOLULU (AP) — An F-22 fighter jet used in a flyover during a remembrance ceremony at Pearl Harbor scraped its tail on a runway as it landed, causing $1.8 million in damage. A Hawaii National Guard spokesman says nobody was hurt in the incident.

12/07/2012

USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (AP Photo)

Pearl Harbor dead remembered on 71st anniversary

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) – More than 2,000 people at Pearl Harbor and many more around the country are marking the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attack that killed thousands of people and launched the United States into World War II.

12/07/2012