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A look at the lives of Colorado shooting victims

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A U.S. Navy veteran who served three tours of duty in the Middle East. A 6-year-old girl excited about her swimming classes. A Target employee who shielded his girlfriend and her brother with his own body. They and nine others were killed in the shooting rampage …

Photo: War in Afghanistan

A helicopter crosses dry creek beds as it makes an approach to a base in Kunar Province in eastern Afghanistan, June 2, 2012. A helicopter makes an approach to a base in Kunar Province in eastern Afghanistan | Battleland Diary, June 1-8 | Battleland | TIME.com.

Celeb birthdays for May 19, 2012

PBS newscaster Jim Lehrer is 78. TV personality David Hartman is 77. Actor James Fox is 73. Actress Nancy Kwan is 73. Author-director Nora Ephron is 71. Actor Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca in “Star Wars”) is 68. Musician Pete Townshend is 67. Singer-bassist Dusty Hill of ZZ Top is 63. Singer-actress-model …

Celeb birthdays for March 21, 2012

Actor Al Freeman Jr. is 81. Actress Kathleen Widdoes (“As the World Turns”) is 73. Singer-keyboardist Rose Stone of Sly and the Family Stone is 67. Actor Timothy Dalton is 66. Singer Eddie Money is 63. Singer-guitarist Rodger Hodgson (Supertramp) is 62. Bassist Conrad Lozano of Los Lobos is 61. …

Gay Marine kiss – latimes.com

In just under a week, a photo of a Marine sergeant kissing his boyfriend after returning from a six-month deployment to Afghanistan has been “liked” on Facebook more than 42,000 times and garnered more than 10,000 comments — most of them supportive. Sgt. Brandon Morgan, a 25-year-old from Oakdale, Calif., …