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Apr 28, 2013 at 4:12 PM
Alan Wood, a World War II veteran credited with providing the flag in the famous flag-raising on Iwo Jima, has died. He was 90.
Apr 18, 2013 at 8:06 AM
At 97, retired Lt. Col. Richard Cole can still fly and land a vintage B-25 with a wide grin and a wave out the cockpit window to amazed onlookers.
Apr 3, 2013 at 7:21 AM
Clandestine agents. Foreign spies. Intelligence. Hawaii is better known for sunbathing on the beach or surfing than high-stakes sleuthing.
Mar 18, 2013 at 8:11 AM
President Barack Obama promises to explain in greater detail U.S. policy on the use of armed drones. But the administration's statements so far have only raised more questions about the controversial counterterrorism program, particularly the...
Mar 12, 2013 at 8:11 AM
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered a review of the Distinguished Warfare Medal, which was to be awarded to troops who operate drones and use other technological skills to fight America's wars from afar.
Mar 6, 2013 at 7:23 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - A tea party senator from Kentucky used an old-style filibuster lasting nearly 13 hours to block Senate confirmation of John Brennan nomination to be CIA director.

Sen. Rand Paul ended his filibuster shortly after midnight,...
Feb 13, 2013 at 1:41 PM
The troops that launch the drone strikes and direct the cyberattacks that can kill or disable an enemy may never set foot in the combat zone. Now their battlefield contributions may be recognized.
Jan 19, 2013 at 6:25 PM
Stan Musial, the St. Louis Cardinals star with the corkscrew stance and too many batting records to fit on his Hall of Fame plaque, died Saturday. He was 92.
Dec 7, 2012 at 5:03 PM
Friday marks the 71st anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. After all that time, the memories of what happened on that Sunday morning still live in Howard Luckham's memory.
Dec 7, 2012 at 7:56 AM
More than 2,000 people are gathering at Pearl Harbor on Friday to mark the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attack that killed thousands of people and launched the United States into World War II.
Oct 21, 2012 at 8:22 AM
A proud liberal who had argued fervently against Vietnam War as a Democratic senator from South Dakota and three-time candidate for president, McGovern died at 5:15 a.m. local time Sunday.
Oct 19, 2012 at 4:20 PM
Hawaii is a paradise for most visitors. But it was Wade Hicks Jr.'s prison for five days.
Sep 10, 2012 at 6:49 PM
A debate over balancing the need to honor the memory of Sept. 11 with the enormous costs of running a memorial and museum at ground zero has been reawakened on the eve of the attacks' 11th anniversary, as officials faced questions Monday over the...
Sep 9, 2012 at 10:23 AM
The National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum at the World Trade Center is an awesome spectacle that moved and inspired some 4.5 million visitors in its first year. But all that eye-welling magnificence comes with a jaw-dropping price tag.
Aug 15, 2012 at 12:46 PM
Four military veterans whose cremated remains sat unclaimed for decades in Oregon's state-run mental hospital have been laid to rest in Willamette National Cemetery.