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Charles Compton, Civil Air Patrol pilot during World War II and ad salesman, dies 8.7.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Charles Compton was part of the country’s early aerial warfare history as one of the first volunteer pilots with the Civil Air Patrol during World War II.
How the President Rewrote Hollywood’s First Nuke Epic 7.7.2020 Mother Jones
This article is adapted from The Beginning or the End: How Hollywood—and America—Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (published today by The New Press). The Washington screening for the MGM epic on the creation and use of the atomic bomb, The Beginning or the End, arrived on October 26, 1946. Attendees gathering at the […]
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Civil War monument at Colorado Capitol toppled overnight 25.6.2020 Denver Post: Local
The Civil War monument erected in 1909 outside Colorado's Capitol that includes a commemoration of the Sand Creek Massacre was toppled overnight, the latest act by protesters across the nation to tear down statues honoring perpetrators of racist acts.
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Time to 'Reinvest in People' and 'Cut Weapons of War': Barbara Lee Unveils Plan to Cut up to $350 Billion From Pentagon 20.6.2020 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

Demanding that Congress "prioritize our safety and our future, not more war," Rep. Barbara Lee on Monday unveiled a resolution proposing up to $350 billion in cuts to the Pentagon budget by closing U.S. military bases overseas, ending ongoing conflicts, scrapping weapons programs, and eliminating President Donald Trump's Space Force.

Rename the Army posts — these 10 soldiers deserve the honor 13.6.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Take the names of traitor generals off Army posts and replace them with these 10 honorable soldiers.

Editorial: Trump is trashing arms control treaties and making the world more dangerous 11.6.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Trump is undermining agreements between Russia and the U.S. that have slowed the nuclear arms race.

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China reins in nationalists clamoring for an invasion of Taiwan 9.6.2020 LA Times: Nation

A pandemic, an economic downturn and an untested military have forced Beijing to temper calls for war. The move highlights the dangers of harnessing nationalism to bolster party control.

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Op-Ed: Honor the fallen, but not every war they were sent to fight 25.5.2020 LA Times: Commentary

America's wars have not always been good ones, and we balk at reckoning with the consequences.

Editorial: On Memorial Day, a nation recognizes its collective debt 25.5.2020 LA Times: Opinion

On the Memorial Day holiday, we recognize the valor of U.S. soldiers, sailors and airmen — regardless of whether the wars themselves were rightful.

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Op-Ed: We've learned to thank those who serve, whether it's in war or during a pandemic 25.5.2020 LA Times: Health

Now, the American generation that suffered most in Vietnam is the most vulnerable to the coronavirus.

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Top fugitive in Rwanda's genocide arrested outside Paris 17.5.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Felicien Kabuga had been accused of equipping militias in the genocide that killed more than 800,000 ethnic Tutsis and Hutus who tried to protect them.

Meet the 73-year-old surgeon working to keep California veterans safe from COVID-19 10.5.2020 LA Times: Health

Even as COVID-19 has ravaged nursing homes around the country, California has managed to keep the virus at bay at its eight state-run homes for frail and older veterans. What exactly went right?

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Remembering a previous global struggle in the midst of a present one 8.5.2020 LA Times: Health

As nations across the globe try to fight a pandemic, many also stop to mark the close of another conflict: the end of World War II in Europe.

Letters to the Editor: Don't forget the ongoing HIV/AIDS crisis in COVID-19 death comparisons 6.5.2020 LA Times: Opinion

We're comparing the number of Americans to have died from COVID-19 to war casualties. Why not consider AIDS?

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WWII veteran gets special birthday honor after party is canceled because of pandemic 27.4.2020 LA Times: Health

Lt. Col. Sam Sachs celebrated his 105th birthday Sunday with a parade of well-wishers in cars, military vehicles and even an appearance from a Los Angeles County sheriff's helicopter.

Column: Amid coronavirus pandemic, Trump tariffs raise cost of masks, other medical supplies 22.4.2020 LA Times: Health

Trump's global trade war costs the U.S. crucial medical supplies in the thick of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Op-Ed: Yes, our coronavirus response has been a mess. But that's how the U.S. always responds to crises 19.4.2020 LA Times: Commentary

Chaos in the face of a crisis like COVID-19 is just the American way.

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A short history of the victory garden, or how to get through the COVID-19 crisis by planting your own food 16.4.2020 LA Times: Environment

How to create your own victory garden in the coronavirus era

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Portraits of Valor: Dan Cylkowski, 94, Army 15.4.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The son of a World War I veteran and with a brother in the Air Corps, he was proud to join the Army: “…I’m going there to serve my country.”
Families confronting coronavirus draw strength from surviving wars and other disasters 8.4.2020 LA Times: Health

Now facing the coronavirus, families are coping with a mix of trauma and resilience

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