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Merrill Newman says his interest in the Korean War may have been misinterpreted by authorities. "Obviously, that's not my English," he told the Santa Cruz Sentinel.Add your comments
Dec. 14 marks a year since the deadly Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that claimed the lives of 26 people. No formal events are planned in Newtown.
American leaders will join dozens of other dignitaries and tens of thousands of mourners at the memorial service at a Johannesburg stadium.
Conspiracy theorists have been obsessed with the secret Nevada military base for decades, claming that the U.S. government is holding aliens and crashed UFOs there.
At the TEDWomen conference in San Francisco, a range of speakers shared the ways in which innovation and ingenuity kept them young.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel found that agents recruited mentally disabled men, made them a central part of stings and then charged them for crimes committed during the operations.
Thousands of protesters are calling for the ouster of their president, who wants closer ties with Russia. Ukraine has seen daily protests for more than two weeks now.
The visit is the first test of an interim deal Iran struck with the West in November. International inspectors have not visited Iran's Arak heavy water production plant in more than two years.
Most revolutionary political figures consider compromise a dirty word and a sign of weakness. Yet Mandela consistently preached pragmatism, and many of his defining moments involved acts of flexibility, reconciliation and magnanimity.
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Duke University is known for its basketball team. But this year, Duke's fans have something else to cheer about: their football team has had a standout season.
For something that doesn’t even exist, the National Museum of the American Latino sure is popular.
Merrill Newman, an 85-year-old veteran of the Korean War who was arrested by authorities after a tour of the North, reportedly issued an apology for his "hostile acts."
That's $550 a year, according to a new analysis of studies on the costs of food. It's chump change for middle-class eaters, but a big gap for low-income families.
President Obama ordered that U.S. flags be flown at half-staff until Monday — a symbolic gesture of a nation in mourning. It's a tradition observed around the world.
The masks are so sacred that the tribe doesn’t want them discussed or seen, let alone sold.