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Asia Pacific / Science & Health Dec 10, 2018

Oldest wild seabird lays another egg on Midway Atoll

The world's oldest known wild seabird has laid another egg. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says the Laysan albatross named Wisdom appeared at her nest site at Midway Atoll National Wildlife refuge last month. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports biologists confirm she laid the egg. Wisdom and her ...

Survivors gather at Pearl Harbor to remember 1941 attack

National Dec 8, 2018

Survivors gather at Pearl Harbor to remember 1941 attack

About 20 survivors gathered at Pearl Harbor on Friday to pay tribute to the thousands of people lost in the Japanese attack 77 years ago. They joined dignitaries, active duty troops and members of the public in observing a moment of silence at 7:55 a.m., ...

Remains of Pearl Harbor sailors return home after 77 years

World Dec 7, 2018

Remains of Pearl Harbor sailors return home after 77 years

More than 75 years after nearly 2,400 members of the U.S. military were killed in the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor, some who died on Dec. 7, 1941, are finally being laid to rest in cemeteries across the United States. In 2015, the Defense POW/MIA ...

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush dies at age 94

World / Politics Dec 1, 2018

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush dies at age 94

George H.W. Bush, a patrician New Englander whose presidency soared with the coalition victory over Iraq in Kuwait and who presided during the collapse of the Soviet Union but then lost his re-election bid amid a weak economy, died at age 94 late Friday ...

National Dec 1, 2018

74% of Russians oppose handing disputed islands to Japan

Over 70 percent of Russians oppose handing control of the four Moscow-held islands claimed by Japan over to Tokyo, a survey by a Russian nongovernmental research organization has shown. The survey, released Friday by the Levada Analytical Center, showed that 74 percent of the respondents ...