Pearl Harbor http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Pearl Harbor en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:01 MST Sat, 20 Dec 2014 21:53:24 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss About Utah: For 95-year-old, the secret to doing nothing is doing something http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613508/For-95-year-old-the-secret-to-doing-nothing-is-doing-something.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613508/For-95-year-old-the-secret-to-doing-nothing-is-doing-something.html About to turn 95, Ralph Moffat's still going strong, with no rocking chair in sight. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 21:55:00 MDT New commander takes baton at Ogden Air Logistics Complex http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610538/New-commander-takes-baton-at-Ogden-Air-Logistics-Complex.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610538/New-commander-takes-baton-at-Ogden-Air-Logistics-Complex.html Maj. Gen. H. Brent Baker Sr., who led Ogden Air Logistics Complex from through sequestration and out of the destruction... Mon, 08 Sep 2014 22:35:00 MDT US trained Alaskans as secret 'stay-behind agents' during Cold War http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765658985/US-trained-Alaskans-as-secret-stay-behind-agents-during-Cold-War.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765658985/US-trained-Alaskans-as-secret-stay-behind-agents-during-Cold-War.html Fearing a Russian invasion and occupation of Alaska, the U.S. government in the early Cold War years recruited and trained... Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:11:19 MDT Japan, US admirals say naval cooperation deepening http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656703/Japan-US-admirals-say-naval-cooperation-deepening.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656703/Japan-US-admirals-say-naval-cooperation-deepening.html Top U.S. and Japanese admirals say U.S-Japan naval cooperation is deepening as they meet on the sidelines of the world's... Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:38:51 MDT Duce's Wild: Serving refugees surges patriotism http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606478/Serving-refugees-surges-patriotism.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606478/Serving-refugees-surges-patriotism.html Patriotism surged for me and my daughters after a visit to a South Salt Lake apartment complex where refugees arrive regularly. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 05:00:00 MDT Photo Gallery: China gives rare glimpse at naval ships http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656261/Photo-Gallery-China-gives-rare-glimpse-at-naval-ships.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656261/Photo-Gallery-China-gives-rare-glimpse-at-naval-ships.html China gave Western journalists a rare look aboard two People's Liberation Army vessels Saturday during the Rim of the Pacific... Sat, 05 Jul 2014 22:00:00 MDT North Ogden WWII vet goes from unwanted un-American to U.S. hero http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606370/North-Ogden-WWII-vet-goes-from-unwanted-un-American-to-US-hero.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606370/North-Ogden-WWII-vet-goes-from-unwanted-un-American-to-US-hero.html A North Ogden man was part of a Japanese-American combat team in World War II that became the most decorated unit in American... Fri, 04 Jul 2014 18:38:06 MDT Words and photos: NY WW II veterans recall combat http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656155/Words-and-photos-NY-WW-II-veterans-recall-combat.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656155/Words-and-photos-NY-WW-II-veterans-recall-combat.html On Dec. 7, 1941, the United States was attacked by Japan at Pearl Harbor, propelling the country into the second world war.... Thu, 03 Jul 2014 10:36:21 MDT US admiral: Drills to help China, US work together http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656021/US-admiral-Drills-to-help-China-US-work-together.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656021/US-admiral-Drills-to-help-China-US-work-together.html The commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet says China's first-time participation in the world's largest maritime exercises in... Mon, 30 Jun 2014 21:45:00 MDT 100-year-old World War II veteran finally getting high school diploma http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655888/100-year-old-World-War-II-veteran-finally-getting-high-school-diploma.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655888/100-year-old-World-War-II-veteran-finally-getting-high-school-diploma.html An "Old Reliable" who fought for years in World War II will graduate from high school Saturday, two months after turning 100... Fri, 27 Jun 2014 11:27:10 MDT 94-year-old WWII veteran beats obstacles to visit France for D-Day http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654407/94-year-old-WWII-veteran-beats-obstacles-to-visit-France-for-D-Day.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654407/94-year-old-WWII-veteran-beats-obstacles-to-visit-France-for-D-Day.html A 94-year-old man who fought for the U.S. in World War II is heading to France for D-Day ceremonies, a journey he nearly... Mon, 02 Jun 2014 14:56:50 MDT Japanese Festival a treat for the eyes, ears, belly and soul — despite the rain http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601903/Japanese-Festival-a-treat-for-the-eyes-ears-belly-and-soul-2-despite-the-rain.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601903/Japanese-Festival-a-treat-for-the-eyes-ears-belly-and-soul-2-despite-the-rain.html From traditional tea ceremonies to people dressed in costumes representing modern anime characters, there was something for... Sat, 26 Apr 2014 23:20:00 MDT Student competition takes historical look at rights and responsibilities http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601664/Student-competition-takes-historical-look-at-rights-and-responsibilities.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601664/Student-competition-takes-historical-look-at-rights-and-responsibilities.html About 285 students from sixth through 12th grades participated in the Utah History Day competition Wednesday at Thanksgiving... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:40:00 MDT Surviving Utah POWs honored for service to U.S. http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600808/Surviving-Utah-POWs-honored-for-service-to-US.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600808/Surviving-Utah-POWs-honored-for-service-to-US.html Former POWs were recognized with a luncheon and ceremony Friday as part of National Former POW Recognition Day. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 23:55:00 MDT Explore the world of Anne Frank, no need to go to Holland http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600405/Explore-the-world-of-Anne-Frank-no-need-to-go-to-Holland.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600405/Explore-the-world-of-Anne-Frank-no-need-to-go-to-Holland.html The world of Anne Frank is presented in suburban Atlanta. The exhibit's purpose is to tell the story of the Holocaust through... Mon, 07 Apr 2014 11:25:56 MDT Charles Krauthammer: The president's foreign policy is puzzling http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598233/The-presidents-foreign-policy-is-puzzling.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598233/The-presidents-foreign-policy-is-puzzling.html President Obama says Putin is on the wrong side of history and John Kerry says Putin is "really 19th-century behavior in the... Sun, 09 Mar 2014 00:00:00 MST Veterans honored and remembered at Taylorsville parade and program (+photos) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590384/Veterans-honored-and-remembered-at-Taylorsville-parade-and-program-photos.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590384/Veterans-honored-and-remembered-at-Taylorsville-parade-and-program-photos.html Several dozen veterans participated in the Veterans Day parade, which began at Valley Regional Park and ended at Taylorsville... Mon, 11 Nov 2013 18:29:09 MST 4 surviving WWII Doolittle Raiders make final toast (+photos) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641399/4-surviving-WWII-Doolittle-Raiders-make-final-toast-photos.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641399/4-surviving-WWII-Doolittle-Raiders-make-final-toast-photos.html The surviving Doolittle Raiders, all in their 90s, considered their place in history for their daring World War II attack on... Sat, 09 Nov 2013 23:50:02 MST Rep. Jim Matheson to speak at Taylorsville Veterans Day program http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589090/Rep-Jim-Matheson-to-speak-at-Taylorsville-Veterans-Day-program.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589090/Rep-Jim-Matheson-to-speak-at-Taylorsville-Veterans-Day-program.html Rep. Jim Matheson, D-Utah will be the keynote speaker at the 2013 Veterans Day Parade and program Monday, Nov. 11, hosted by... Thu, 24 Oct 2013 15:36:06 MDT My View: Soul of our nation is at stake http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588481/My-View-Soul-of-our-nation-is-at-stake.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588481/My-View-Soul-of-our-nation-is-at-stake.html I urge you to call on the Senate Intelligence Committee to have the courage to release its report immediately. Wed, 16 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Grand Canyon opens in state, fed nat'l parks deal http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639804/Grand-Canyon-opens-in-state-fed-natl-parks-deal.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639804/Grand-Canyon-opens-in-state-fed-natl-parks-deal.html Tourists returned to the Grand Canyon on Saturday after Arizona officials along with several counterparts agreed to a federal... Sat, 12 Oct 2013 15:16:10 MDT Charles Krauthammer: How truly fractured is the Republican Party? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635215/How-truly-fractured-is-the-Republican-Party.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635215/How-truly-fractured-is-the-Republican-Party.html A combination of early presidential maneuvering and internal policy debate is feeding yet another iteration of that media... Sun, 04 Aug 2013 00:00:00 MDT Pioneer remembered for her skills in aircraft design http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583581/Pioneer-remembered-for-her-skills-in-aircraft-design.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583581/Pioneer-remembered-for-her-skills-in-aircraft-design.html Cecilia Paderewski may not be well known, but her work in designing bombers in WWII was greatly appreciated by pilots. Wed, 24 Jul 2013 16:35:21 MDT Letters: VA real scandal http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630975/VA-real-scandal.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630975/VA-real-scandal.html Since all the political talk these days is about Obama administration scandals, I think it might be worth pointing out how... Fri, 31 May 2013 00:00:00 MDT ‘Jaws’ and ‘Raiders’ lead golden oldies on the big screen this month http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580889/6Jaws7-and-6Raiders7-lead-golden-oldies-on-the-big-screen-this-month.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580889/6Jaws7-and-6Raiders7-lead-golden-oldies-on-the-big-screen-this-month.html “Jaws” and “Raiders of the Lost Ark” are among four Steven Spielberg films showing in local theaters... Thu, 30 May 2013 16:41:52 MDT WWII vet finally graduates http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630369/WWII-vet-finally-graduates.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630369/WWII-vet-finally-graduates.html World history conspired to keep George Jones from getting his high school diploma. Wed, 22 May 2013 22:58:16 MDT Sexual assaults in military sharply rise, Pentagon reports http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579653/Sexual-assaults-in-military-sharply-rise-Pentagon-reports.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579653/Sexual-assaults-in-military-sharply-rise-Pentagon-reports.html Days after a senior Air Force official responsible for sexual assault prevention programs is accused of sexual battery, the... Wed, 08 May 2013 14:13:16 MDT Natalie Gochnour: Boston bombings remind us not to judge unfairly http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628617/Boston-bombings-remind-us-not-to-judge-unfairly.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628617/Boston-bombings-remind-us-not-to-judge-unfairly.html The Boston marathon bombings remain on our minds even though it's been nearly three weeks. We can't seem to get it out of our... Fri, 03 May 2013 00:00:00 MDT This week in history: The Doolittle Raiders strike Japan http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578486/This-week-in-history-The-Doolittle-Raiders-strike-Japan.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578486/This-week-in-history-The-Doolittle-Raiders-strike-Japan.html On April 18, 1942, Lt. Col. Jimmy Doolittle led a force of 16 American Mitchell bombers on a mission to hit the Japanese home... Wed, 17 Apr 2013 19:50:00 MDT 'Emperor' provides a look at post-war Japan http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575312/Emperor-provides-a-look-at-post-war-Japan.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575312/Emperor-provides-a-look-at-post-war-Japan.html "Emperor" tells the story of General Bonner Fellers' investigation into Japanese Emperor Hirohito in the aftermath of World... Fri, 08 Mar 2013 17:55:00 MST Reader Voices: A special trip from Mississippi to Mesa http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575264/Reader-Voices-A-special-trip-from-Mississippi-to-Mesa.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575264/Reader-Voices-A-special-trip-from-Mississippi-to-Mesa.html Elmo Walker shares what it took for him and his wife, Wynema, to be sealed in the temple. Sun, 10 Mar 2013 05:00:00 MDT MacArthur re-interpreted in 'Emperor' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624076/MacArthur-re-interpreted-in-Emperor.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624076/MacArthur-re-interpreted-in-Emperor.html "EMPEROR" — ★★1/2 — Tommy Lee Jones, Matthew Fox, Eriko Hatsune; PG-13 (violent content, brief strong... Fri, 08 Mar 2013 00:00:00 MST Rand Paul filibustering Brennan nomination to lead CIA over drone questions http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624004/Rand-Paul-filibustering-Brennan-nomination-to-lead-CIA-over-drone-questions.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624004/Rand-Paul-filibustering-Brennan-nomination-to-lead-CIA-over-drone-questions.html A Republican critic of the Obama administration's drone policy succeeded Wednesday in blocking a vote on John Brennan's... Wed, 06 Mar 2013 16:19:34 MST Attorney General Eric Holder promises more openness on national security http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624002/Attorney-General-Eric-Holder-promises-more-openness-on-national-security.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624002/Attorney-General-Eric-Holder-promises-more-openness-on-national-security.html Attorney General Eric Holder promised the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday that the Obama administration will share... Wed, 06 Mar 2013 12:17:25 MST Orem ninth-grader Olivia Baird chosen to participate in U.S. Freedom Pavilion grand opening http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574930/Orem-ninth-grader-Olivia-Baird-chosen-to-participate-in-US-Freedom-Pavilion-grand-opening.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574930/Orem-ninth-grader-Olivia-Baird-chosen-to-participate-in-US-Freedom-Pavilion-grand-opening.html Olivia Baird's interest in World War II has taken her a lot of places in her research and study. Recently, it took her to New... Tue, 05 Mar 2013 18:08:39 MST Doolittle Raider WWII vet Griffin dies at 96 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623621/Doolittle-Raider-WWII-vet-Griffin-dies-at-96.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623621/Doolittle-Raider-WWII-vet-Griffin-dies-at-96.html Maj. Thomas C. "Tom" Griffin, a B-25 bomber navigator in the audacious Doolittle's Raid attack on mainland Japan during World... Thu, 28 Feb 2013 22:33:18 MST 'Harry O' and a new 'Battlestar Gallactica' TV movie arrive on DVD and Blu-ray http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623246/Harry-O-and-a-new-Battlestar-Gallactica-TV-movie-arrive-on-DVD-and-Blu-ray.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623246/Harry-O-and-a-new-Battlestar-Gallactica-TV-movie-arrive-on-DVD-and-Blu-ray.html The final season of David Janssen's "Harry O" TV series arrives on DVD this week, along with a new "Battlestar Galactica" TV... Sat, 23 Feb 2013 12:35:00 MST Governors: Looming cuts threaten economic gains http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623241/Governors-Looming-cuts-threaten-economic-gains.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623241/Governors-Looming-cuts-threaten-economic-gains.html Washington's protracted budget stalemate could seriously undermine the economy and stall gains made since the recession,... Sat, 23 Feb 2013 11:31:55 MST Will Hillary's 2016 hopes be affected by Benghazi? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621624/Will-Hillarys-2016-hopes-be-affected-by-Benghazi.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621624/Will-Hillarys-2016-hopes-be-affected-by-Benghazi.html Sun, 03 Feb 2013 00:00:00 MST Creating meaningful family moments in a plugged-in world http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571732/Creating-meaningful-family-moments-in-a-plugged-in-world.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571732/Creating-meaningful-family-moments-in-a-plugged-in-world.html As technology reframes the way families interact, mothers face new challenges to embrace this advancement to create... Tue, 29 Jan 2013 15:20:00 MST Letter: Americans should urge our legislators to pass laws that will favor helping veterans http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619605/Americans-should-urge-our-legislators-to-pass-laws-that-will-favor-helping-veterans.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619605/Americans-should-urge-our-legislators-to-pass-laws-that-will-favor-helping-veterans.html The 112th Congress failed to recognize veterans of the Vietnam War through the Agent Orange Equity Act, which failed in... Mon, 07 Jan 2013 00:00:00 MST Second time with President Obama not as thrilling as before http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619529/Second-time-with-President-Obama-not-as-thrilling-as-before.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619529/Second-time-with-President-Obama-not-as-thrilling-as-before.html Some of the thrill is gone for Barack Obama, four years and one re-election after his historic oath-taking as America's first... Sun, 06 Jan 2013 12:31:27 MST 'Cliff' averted, it's on to next crisis http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619250/Cliff-averted-its-on-to-next-crisis.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619250/Cliff-averted-its-on-to-next-crisis.html Onward to the next fiscal crisis. Actually, several of them, potentially. The New Year's Day deal averting the "fiscal cliff"... Wed, 02 Jan 2013 22:32:14 MST No deal in sight as deadline for fiscal deal nears (+video) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618807/No-deal-in-sight-as-deadline-for-fiscal-deal-nears-video.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618807/No-deal-in-sight-as-deadline-for-fiscal-deal-nears-video.html A last-gasp effort Thursday to avoid automatic tax increases and spending cuts got off on the same convulsive, partisan tone... Thu, 27 Dec 2012 11:04:10 MST This week in history: the Nanking Massacre http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568693/This-week-in-history-the-Nanking-Massacre.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568693/This-week-in-history-the-Nanking-Massacre.html On Dec. 13, 1937, Nanking, China, fell to the Japanese Imperial Army. Several weeks of terror followed as the Japanese... Thu, 13 Dec 2012 15:00:00 MST Joseph Cramer, M.D.: Practicing can lead to the ability to paying better attention http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617526/Practicing-can-lead-to-the-ability-to-paying-better-attention.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617526/Practicing-can-lead-to-the-ability-to-paying-better-attention.html Remember how you spent hours and hours sitting at the piano? Or think about how you spent hours and hours practicing for a... Mon, 10 Dec 2012 23:00:00 MST George F. Will: Presenting a case in support of targeted killings http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617332/Presenting-a-case-in-support-of-targeted-killings.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617332/Presenting-a-case-in-support-of-targeted-killings.html To be proper, any use of military force should be necessary, as discriminating as is practical, and proportional to the threat. Sun, 09 Dec 2012 00:00:00 MST The winners and the losers: Iran, unemployment numbers, earthquakes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617291/The-winners-and-the-losers-Iran-unemployment-numbers-earthquakes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617291/The-winners-and-the-losers-Iran-unemployment-numbers-earthquakes.html Sat, 08 Dec 2012 00:00:00 MST Pearl Harbor veterans honored on 71st anniversary of attack http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568366/Pearl-Harbor-veterans-honored-on-71st-anniversary-of-attack.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568366/Pearl-Harbor-veterans-honored-on-71st-anniversary-of-attack.html At Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, more than 2,000 people marked the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attack Friday that killed... Fri, 07 Dec 2012 19:20:00 MST