DENVER (AP) - The renovation of a former Denver pharmacy has turned up stacks of letters from Japanese-American internment camps during World War II, providing a glimpse into life there. The pharmacy was owned by Japanese-Americans and people at some of the 10 internment camps wrote seeking to buy medicine... more »
Colorado Springs will soon be home to a brand new national World War II aviation museum. The grand opening is October 13th; it's located at 765 Aviation Way, backing right up to the runways at the Colorado Springs Airport.
The museum focuses on not only the planes that helped... more »
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) - About 20 World War II veterans are gathering aboard the battleship USS Missouri to mark the 66th year since the end of World War II.
The Missouri was anchored in Tokyo Bay on Sept. 2, 1945, when it hosted Japanese leaders who signed surrender... more »
The National Parks Service will hold an informational meeting next week to explain the application process for funding preservation efforts at Japanese confinement sites using during World War II.
The meeting is scheduled for January 21 at 10 a.m. at the National Park Service office at 12795 Alameda Parkway... more »
American Richard Heck and Japanese researchers Ei-ichi Negishi and Akira Suzuki have won the 2010 Nobel Prize in chemistry for palladium-catalyzed cross couplings in organic synthesis. According to Chemistry World, this allows "a way to forge new carbon-carbon bonds with precision and under mild reaction conditions."
Richard Heck of... more »
President Barack Obama has been meeting with Japan's new prime minister. Obama arrived in Tokyo earlier today on a trip aimed at shoring up ties with Japan. The country's new leader came to power calling for a more equal partnership with Washington. Obama and Yukio Hatoyama will be holding a... more »