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Congressional Gold Medal Honorees

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  • Charles Wells, printing firm owner

    Charles Wells, printing firm owner
    Charles Nelson Wells, a retired owner of a printing firm and a World War II veteran later honored for his service with a Congressional Gold Medal, died of a blood disorder Feb. 12 at Sinai Hospital. He was 87 and lived in Lochearn.
  • Honolulu man votes one last time -- from his deathbed

    Honolulu man votes one last time -- from his deathbed
    Frank Tanabe’s health is deteriorating fast, but his desire to vote is not. The 93-year-old Japanese American lies on his deathbed in his daughter’s Honolulu home, in hospice care since early September after doctors discovered his liver...

    Best literary bets Humanities Festival

    Best literary bets Humanities Festival
    The literary events at the Chicago Humanities Festival are illustrative of the festival's sprawling theme, “America.” A diverse array of voices, perspectives and characters will illuminate the American experience. And for those whose passion...

    In U.S. visit, Suu Kyi urges end to all economic sanctions

    WASHINGTON -- Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, began her first visit to the United States in four decades by urging Washington to begin lifting remaining economic sanctions, which she credited for helping pressure the...

    Suu Kyi's U.S. visit may lead to more easing of sanctions on Myanmar

    Burma United States Obama Democracy: Myanmar democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi makes her first trip to U.S. in decades starting Monday.