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  • Unlike 'Unbroken' bombardier, woman will never forgive her Japanese captors

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Betsy Herold Heimke's Christmas story has candy, a turkey drumstick and soldiers at the front door.
  • Somber Christmas, gatherings banned in Ebola-hit Sierra Leone

    Sierra Leoneans observed a somber Christmas in their homes on Thursday, after the government banned traditionally boisterous holiday celebrations to prevent the spread of deadly Ebola in the worst-hit country. Small groups of Christians in formal...

    Ken Moore dies at 90; medic cared for U.S., German troops on D-Day

    Ken Moore dies at 90; medic cared for U.S., German troops on D-Day
    In the middle of one of World War II's bloodiest battles — the 1944 D-Day invasion of western Europe — there was a small sanctuary where no fighting was permitted. Inside a village church in France, two Army medics — Ken Moore and...

    U.S. South menaced by storms as Mississippi cleans up from tornadoes

    Severe thunderstorms menaced the U.S. Southeast on Wednesday, with a small tornado and flooding reported in parts of North Carolina, while emergency workers in Mississippi surveyed damage from tornadoes that killed at least four people and injured 20. As...

    FDA to ease longtime ban on blood donations from gay men

    FDA to ease longtime ban on blood donations from gay men
    For the first time since the early days of the AIDS epidemic, gay and bisexual men will be permitted to donate blood under rules set for release next year by the Food and Drug Administration. Officials at the federal agency said Tuesday that they...