The ringing of the telephone awakened Douglas MacArthur just after 3:30 a.m. in his air-conditioned six-room penthouse atop the Manila Hotel.
Truth, as they say, is the first casualty of war.
The quick-zooming, vulnerable Jap Zero* fighter is a triumph for the world's greatest adapters. How the underestimated little single-motored plane could get away with such power and maneuverability was a mystery for several weeks after Pearl Harbor
THE ADMINISTRATION Indian Fighter In his office in the Department of the Interior, stoop-shouldered, intense little John Collier shuffled through a neat stack of papers, stopped occasionally to stare at a corncob pipe in an empty water glass on his desk.
If Charles Philip Arthur George Mount-batten-Windsor did not exist, who could invent him?
Pilots winging over raging Libyan battlefields in Mirage and F-16 fighter jets. A convoy of troops and tanks rumbling to the aid of an embattled partner
A former guerrilla fighter jailed for 14 years and an ex-president were headed for a runoff next month for the presidency of Uruguay, after neither was expected to capture more than 50 percent of the vote in Sunday’s election. Mujica had led in two polls last week, but both showed him falling short of the 50-percent-plus-one vote he needed to win outright.
It’s a good thing he didn’t go with “@andrew.” Drew Olanoff, cancer-fighter and blogger, is auctioning off his enviable Twitter username “@drew” to benefit the LiveStrong foundation. Its value has already been raised to $1 million, thanks to that other Drew — last name Carey.
A senior American diplomat had high-level talks with the Cuban government in Havana, the State Department said Tuesday.
Floyd Mayweather Jr made a triumphant return to the ring with a unanimous 12-round points decision over Mexico’s Juan Manuel Marquez in Las Vegas.