7 Sailors Emerged From Diverse Backgrounds to Pursue a Common Cause

By DAVE PHILIPPS June 19, 2017 The seven sailors who died when the destroyer Fitzgerald collided with a container ship last weekend were a snapshot of the nation they served: an immigrant from the Philippines whose father served in the Navy before him; a...

Warship Named for Giffords Is Close to Being Ready for Sea

By JENNIFER STEINHAUER June 4, 2017 WASHINGTON — In January 2012, Representative Gabrielle Giffords, Democrat of Arizona, decided to resign her seat, a sad coda to the assassination attempt she had miraculously survived, but which left her badly...

Carl Clark, Black WWII Hero Who Was Denied Bravery Medal, Dies at 100

More than six decades after World War II, Mr. Clark was recognized with a medal for saving several lives when Japanese kamikazes attacked a ship near Okinawa in 1945.