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Survivors gathering at Pearl Harbor for attack remembrance

11 days ago   |   By WTAE

About 20 survivors are gathering at Pearl Harbor to remember thousands of men lost in the Japanese attack 77 years ago.
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The Navy made incredible photos to show present-day Pearl Harbor compared with the day of the attack

The Navy made incredible photos to show present-day Pearl Harbor compared with the day of the attack

11 days ago   |   By Business Insider

On December 7, 1941, the US naval fleet stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, suffered a devastating attack from the air and sea.
The Japanese assault began around 8 a.m. , resulting in the deaths of 2,403 Americans, numerous injuries, and the sinking of four battleships and damage to many more.
Surprised US service members who normally would have slept in on that Sunday morning or enjoyed some recreation found themselves fighting for their lives.
In 2013, the US Navy remembered the "day of infamy" with a series of photo illustrations overlaying scenes from that horrifying date with...
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Here's what Pearl Harbor was like hours after the devastating Japanese attack on December 7, 1941

Here's what Pearl Harbor was like hours after the devastating Japanese attack on December 7, 1941

11 days ago   |   By Business Insider

December 7, 1941, began like any other Sunday at Pearl Harbor, the US's most important Pacific base. Sailors and airmen slowly roused themselves from sleep as the might of the US fleet sat at anchor across the waterfront.
No one had an inkling of the devastating Japanese attack that would commence at 7:48 a.m. and leave 2,402 Americans dead.
"The Japanese bombs did tremendous damage to the immediate strength of America's Pacific airpower, as well as her Pacific sea power, which was based upon Pearl Harbor," a British Movietone narrator says over footage taken just hours after the...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. Internal Facebook documents show it gave tech giants like Amazon and Microsoft privileged access to user... Read more ...

Business owner offers $4 million in Christmas bonuses to employees

Business owner offers $4 million in Christmas bonuses to employees

The average bonus works out to be about $20,000 per employee. Read more ...

Humanity has racked up extraordinary feats of spaceflight since NASA's first...

Humanity has racked up extraordinary feats of spaceflight since NASA's first moon mission 50 years ago. Here are the greatest hits

December 21 marks the 50th anniversary of NASA's Apollo 8 moon mission, which was the first crewed flight to the moon. Humanity has since racked up an impressive list of firsts... Read more ...

The White House implied Trump cares about Cohen's lies, but not Flynn's...

The White House implied Trump cares about Cohen's lies, but not Flynn's, because Cohen's directly implicated the president

The White House on Tuesday seemed to imply President Donald Trump does not care if people closely associated with him break the law by lying to the FBI, as long as the... Read more ...

Celebrities mourn the death of beloved actress and director Penny Marshall

Celebrities mourn the death of beloved actress and director Penny Marshall

Penny Marshall died Monday night from complications from diabetes at 75 years old. She was known for starring on "Laverne & Shirley" and directing films, including "A League of... Read more ...

ALAN GREENSPAN: The bull market is over and investors should 'run for cover'

ALAN GREENSPAN: The bull market is over and investors should 'run for cover'

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said in an interview with CNN that stock-market investors should "run for cover" amid the recent volatility. He also said that a... Read more ...

COO Sheryl Sandberg admits Facebook needs to 'do more' to protect civil rights

COO Sheryl Sandberg admits Facebook needs to 'do more' to protect civil rights

Civil rights groups are calling for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg to resign from the company's board. The calls come after a new report detailed how... Read more ...

'You sold your country out': The judge overseeing Michael Flynn's case went...

'You sold your country out': The judge overseeing Michael Flynn's case went off during his sentencing hearing

US District Judge Emmet Sullivan had harsh words for former national security adviser Michael Flynn during his sentencing hearing Tuesday. "Arguably," Sullivan told Flynn, "you... Read more ...

Trump Foundation Shutting Down Amid Allegations Money Used For Personal Benefit

Trump Foundation Shutting Down Amid Allegations Money Used For Personal Benefit

President Donald Trump has agreed to shut down his family's embattled Trump Foundation, following investigators' allegations the charity misused funds by directing them to Mr... Read more ...

Musk's SpaceX rocket company to raise $500M in funding: report

Musk's SpaceX rocket company to raise $500M in funding: report

Elon Musk's rocket company SpaceX is set to raise $500 million at a $30.5 billion valuation, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the... Read more ...