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  • In Theory: Does military spending betray America's religious ideals?

    America spends more on its military than any other country. U.S. military spending in 2012 was $682 billion, which is $516 billion more than incurred by China, the next biggest spender. This means the U.S. has the most technologically advanced and best-equipped armed forces in the world.
  • Trying to help victims in Japan

    BURBANK — As a U.S. Army combat soldier in Iraq, Ryan Welker has seen the devastation a war can reap on a country. However, his time in the Middle East couldn't have prepared him for the situation he has encountered the past eight days. Welker,...

    Ceremonies set to honor, remember veterans

    Ceremonies set to honor, remember veterans
    While Memorial Day is meant to honor the nation's fallen military heroes, Burbank's ceremony Monday will also recognize local sons and daughters who have made it home safely from their time in the service. Four Burbank residents completed their tours...

    American Airlines bankruptcy: 'Business as usual' for passengers

    American Airlines bankruptcy: 'Business as usual' for passengers
    The parent company for American Airlines, the nation's third largest carrier, filed for bankruptcy, citing high labor costs and a volatile economy. American Airlines, the largest carrier at Los Angeles International Airport, and a carrier at Bob Hope...

    Burbank High alum, army reservist remembered

    Burbank High alum, army reservist remembered
    Aroutin Hagnazarian dreamed of joining the military since his boyhood days at Washington Elementary School. His mother wasn’t as thrilled with the idea, so when he graduated from Burbank High in 2010, he opted for the Army Reserves instead....