Prisoner of war Jeremiah Denton declared his loyalty to the U.S. government during a 1966 interview for what was supposed to be a propaganda film. But his enraged captors missed his more covert message: “T-O-R-T-U-R-E,” […]
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A man whose friend was killed as they were playing with a firearm that accidentally discharged was among 42 people pardoned today by Gov. Jerry Brown for crimes in Los Angeles […]
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The California man suspected of shooting two of his adult daughters was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder after serving in Vietnam as a Marine. Anthony “Tony” Alvarez Sr., 63, was diagnosed […]
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California prosecutor says a jealous wife yelled “You deserve it” before severing her estranged husband’s penis with a 10-inch kitchen knife and throwing it in a garbage disposal.
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — At 72, Joan Baez is not short of events to anticipate: She has her mother’s 100th birthday party, a summer tour of Australia and a new passion — painting — to explore.
(AP) – Forty years ago, soldiers returning from Vietnam were advised to change into civilian clothes on their flights home so that they wouldn’t be accosted by angry protesters at the airport.
NEW YORK (AP) — The national commander of the American Legion says he accepts CBS’ apology for a passage on “The Amazing Race” where contestants visited the wreckage of an American B-52 bomber in Vietnam.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a rare show of bipartisanship, Senate Democrats and Republicans will hold a joint meeting next month to mark the 40th anniversary of Sen. John McCain’s release from a North Vietnamese prison.
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — The first Vietnamese-American to serve on the Fountain Valley City Council is opposing plans for Vietnamese officials to visit the Orange County city.
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Starbucks Corp. will open its first Vietnam cafe early next month in Ho Chi Minh City as part of its strategy to expand across Asia, the company said Thursday.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) – Command Sgt. Maj. Basil Plumley, a retired veteran whose unit’s actions in Vietnam were turned into a book and then the movie, “We Were Soldiers,” has died. He was 92. Plumley’s […]
(AP) – Bored by in-flight safety demos? A group of bikini-clad beauty queens in Vietnam recently strutted through a packed airplane as dance music blasted a song with the lyric “I’m crazy for banana.” State-run […]