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  • US military brings back remains from World War II battle

    The U.S. military has brought back the remains of more than 20 servicemen killed in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II

    ABC News
  • US military brings back remains from World War II battle

    HONOLULU (AP) " The U.S. military has brought back the remains of more than 20 servicemen killed in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II.An Air Force cargo plane flew the remains from Tarawa atoll in the remote Pacific island nation of Kiribati (KEE-ree-bas) to Hawaii on Wednesday. Marines carried flag-draped caskets off the plane for a ceremony.The remains are among those discovered in March by History Flight, a nonprofit organization that searches for the remains of U. [

    The Palm Beach Post
  • Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis

    Breaking news and analysis on politics, business, world national news, entertainment more. In-depth DC, Virginia, Maryland news coverage including traffic, weather, crime, education, restaurant reviews and more.

    Washington Post
  • 95-year-old World War II veteran raises prisoner of war flag over Kauffman Stadium

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A World War II prisoner of war was honored at the K on the eve of Independence Day. “You try to think back when you weren’t free, that shows you how lucky you are to still be living and free,” Ret. Chief Master Sgt. Charles Sibert said. When you ask the 95-year-old veteran about independence, he’ll tell you about a girl named Lucy. Sibert, now living in Belton, met Lucy in Centerview, Missouri, in 1942. “I [

    FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV | News, Weather, Sports
  • What Seinfeld can teach us about science

    From micro pigs to the doping dangers of a poppy seed bagel, life may be imitating the US sitcom When Jerry Seinfeld starts his UK tour, listen out for a science joke. From early on in his TV career, the comedian poked fun at science. In his 1981 HBO debut, he said of weather forecasts: “And then my favourite part, the satellite photo. This is really helpful. A photograph of the Earth from 10,000 miles away. Can you tell if you should take a sweater or not from that shot?” His eponymous 90s...

    the Guardian
  • Fight! Fight! Fight!

    A full on Twitter brawl has broken out between Rep. Ayanna Pressley and Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway. You love to see it! Read more

    Splinter
  • Vintage photos: World War II ‘victory gardens’

    Urban farming was way more than a fad in the 1940s.

    TreeHugger