Costs of the Afghanistan war, in lives and dollars

At just short of 20 years, the now-ending U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan was America’s longest war. Ordinary Americans tended to forget about it, and it received measurably less oversight from Congress than the Vietnam War did. But its death toll is in the many tens of thousands. And because the U.S. borrowed most of the money to pay for it, generations of Americans will be burdened by the cost of paying it off.

Flashback To Funk

Apr. 15 Come out to experience Flashback To Funk and more Saturday, April 15 presented by C.R. Productions at the Long Beach Convention Center “Terrace Theater” located at 300 E. Ocean Blvd in Long Beach, CA 90802. Come and hear the timeless sounds of WAR, The Bar-Kays, Zapp, GAP Experience, Klymaxx feat. Cheryl Cooley, Forever LTD feat. Andre Ray, Corsage Royal feat. Tony Hicks of the Chi-Lites Family and M.C. Steve Naranjo, Jr. Tickets available now at convention Center and Ticketmaste! VIP is $130; General Admission $75; Loge $65; Balcony $50. Doors open at 5pm with showtime at 6pm. For

WAR @ Taste Of Soul

Leroy “Lonnie” Jordan, lead singer of WAR, performed some of WAR’s top hits on the KJLH stage at the 11th annual Taste of Soul.

College Athlete and Wounded War Veteran Honored at ESPYS

Former Notre Dame Women’s Basketball player and Iraq War Veteran Danielle Green received the Pat Tillman Award for Service during the 2015 ESPYS Awards. Green earned the award through her perseverance in the face of adversity and selfless commitment to the United States, according to ESPN.