World War II News
Pearl Harbor Veteran Honored With Inflight Hula, Song
A group of Hawaii musicians and a Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant provided special inflight entertainment to a Pearl Harbor survivor flying home from a ceremony commemorating the 75th anniversary of the attack
John Glenn, Astronaut and Senator, to Lie in State in Ohio
John Glenn will lie in state in Ohio's capitol building before a celebration of his life of military and government service and history-making voyages into space
Syrian Forces Squeeze Aleppo, Bring New Wave of Evacuations
Nearly two weeks into a crushing blitz, Syrian forces and their allies have taken control of nearly all of what once was an opposition stronghold in eastern Aleppo, touching off a new wave of evacuations
The Latest: Kerry Presses Efforts to Save Syria's Aleppo
The Latest: Kerry says he is persisting in efforts to save Syrian city of Aleppo from being 'completely destroyed'
John Glenn Dead at 95
The former U.S. senator and trailblazing NASA astronaut is being remembered for a life defined by adventure and duty.
Obama Says John Glenn 'Lifted the Hopes of a Nation'
The death of legendary astronaut John Glenn sparked an outpouring of tributes, including from President Obama, who said the space pioneer "lifted the hopes of a nation." "With John's passing, our nation has lost an icon and Michelle and I have lost a friend," Obama said. "John spent his life
All-American John Glenn: Astronaut, Fighter Pilot, Senator
John Glenn was the ultimate all-American hero. He was the first American to orbit the Earth, a war hero fighter pilot, a record-setting test pilot, a longtime senator, a presidential candidate and a man who defied age and gravity to go back into space at 77. But those were just his accomplishments.
10 Things to Know About John Glenn, Who Has Died at 95
From fighter pilot to ancient space mariner, the story of John Glenn in 10 tidbits
John Glenn, Astronaut and US Senator, Dies at 95
John Glenn, the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth and a longtime U.S. senator, has died at 95. A national hero following his space flight, he was the last survivor of the original Mercury 7.
Today in History
Today in History Today is Friday, Dec. 9, the 344th day of 2016. There are 22 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 9, 1916, actor, author, producer and director Kirk Douglas , known for such movies as "The Bad and the Beautiful," ''Lust for Life," ''Gunfight at the O.K.