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Kingman ‘downwinders’ seek recognition from U.S. decades after atomic tests

Decades after atomic tests in Nevada spread radiation across much of the Southwest, the federal government has offered compensation to many so-called downwinders. Kingman residents, however, were not among that group. And they say they don't know why. ... Read more»

Pearl Harbor Day: USS Arizona videos

Videos of the USS Arizona, past and present. 1,177 members of the crew of the USS Arizona were killed as the battleship exploded and sank during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1941. The bodies of more than 900 remain entombed in the vessel, which serves as a memorial for all who died during the attack.... Read more»

Video: FDR's Pearl Harbor Address

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Pearl Harbor Address to Congress: "Yesterday, Dec. 7, 1941 - a date which will live in infamy - the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan."... Read more»

Ten of the most haunted places on the globe

Here are 10 of the most haunted places around the world to help you get your spook on. ... Read more»

Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth mayors back bullet train

The mayors of Houston, Dallas and Fort Worth on Thursday announced their unified support for the construction of a privately funded bullet train between the two metropolitan regions.... Read more»

Analysis

Destruction of Syria’s chem. weapons an impressive act of int'l cooperation

If it were being done entirely in secret, it would be history’s greatest international spy thriller. The world’s biggest global players, not all of them exactly friendly, have to cooperate to pull off the impossible: collect and destroy Syria’s vast stores of chemical weapons. And as fast as possible.... Read more»

FDR's Pearl Harbor Address

Video: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Pearl Harbor Address to Congress: "Yesterday, Dec. 7, 1941 - a date which will live in infamy - the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan."... Read more»

Pearl Harbor Day: USS Arizona videos

Videos of the USS Arizona, past and present. 1,177 members of the crew of the USS Arizona were killed as the battleship exploded and sank during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1941. The bodies of more than 900 remain entombed in the vessel, which serves as a memorial for all who died during the attack.... Read more»

War between Japan and China is an accident waiting to happen

After decades of peace, could China and Japan be on the brink of war?... Read more»

U.S. flies B-52s into China's new air defense zone: Why it matters

Over the weekend, as world powers were busy negotiating a nuclear deal with Iran, China declared the existence of a new “air defense identification zone.”... Read more»

8 places that do health care better than the U.S.

As Obamacare divides Washington, let's not forget how many countries are doing health care better than we are. ... Read more»

Analysis

Fukushima fallout not affecting U.S.-caught fish

The new revelations about the amount of water leaking from the Fukushima plant have caused a stir in the international community and led to additional scrutiny of Pacific Ocean seafood.... Read more»

Hiroshima’s forgotten victims: A Korean survivor’s tale

Sixty-eight years ago today, the radioactive heat of the world’s first atomic bomb attack seared Jongkeun Lee’s skin and incinerated his hair. He was 17 years old when the city of Hiroshima, Japan, was destroyed around him. When the U.S. bombed Hiroshima, many victims were Korean forced laborers. Their ordeal has been particularly arduous.... Read more»

Commentary

Why Egypt matters to the U.S.

As the keystone state in the region, the fate of the Egyptian revolution will have a decisive impact on other countries whose stability and future is hanging in the balance. ... Read more»

Rogue Theatre

Quirky, interweaving Japanese tales are rough silk onstage

In The Rogue Theatre's latest, "after the quake," two disparate works — one a comic book fantasy where a mousy hero saves Tokyo, unbeknownst to its residents, the other a gentle, seemingly tragic, love triangle — are threaded into a beguiling enigma of a play that eschews logic for a deeper, primal response. The production closes Sunday.... Read more»

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