- WWII vet transmitted news of Japanese surrender 70 years ago Updated: Sep-01-15 11:35 am
MECHANICVILLE, New York - Stephen Dennis enlisted in the Navy soon after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941. Less than a year later, the raw 19-year-old recruit was thrust into fighting off the Solomon Islands and survived one of the fiercest naval battles in the South Pacific.
- Magnitude-6.9 quake strikes near Solomon Islands; no damage Updated: Aug-10-15 1:22 am
HONIARA, Solomon Islands - A magnitude-6.9 earthquake struck near the Pacific's Solomon Islands Monday, but there were no reports of damage or injuries.