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  • US: NKorea response to attack on ambassador 'callous'

    The United States on Friday condemned North Korea's "callous" reaction to the knife attack on the U.S. ambassador to South Korea that has added to tensions on the divided Korean Peninsula.
  • Accused rapist dragged from prison and killed by Indian mob

    Accused rapist dragged from prison and killed by Indian mob
    Several thousand people stormed a prison in northeastern India, where they dragged away a man accused of rape and then lynched him, police said Friday. The mob overpowered security at Dimapur Central Prison in Nagaland on Thursday and seized the rape ...

    Col. Dean Hess dies at 97; helped rescue Korean War orphans

    Col. Dean Hess dies at 97; helped rescue Korean War orphans
    Retired Air Force Col. Dean Hess, a fighter pilot who helped rescue hundreds of orphans in the Korean War and whose exploits inspired a Hollywood film starring Rock Hudson, has died in Ohio. He was 97. Hess died March 2 at his home in Huber Heights, a...

    Myanmar police chase down students in 3rd protest crackdown

    Police chased down student protesters and dragged them onto trucks Friday in Myanmar's third such crackdown on public demonstrations in as many days, drawing criticism from the United States. Authorities went after five students after they broke off from...

    Gary man's Vietnam schedule started career in military

    For young airman Lonnie Isabell, the goings-on in Vietnam served as a temporary backdrop to a larger military career that was about furthering the interests of family, ambition and racial parity. From the island of Taiwan, then called Formosa, Isabell...