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Heroism

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  • Obama awards officer Medal of Honor for Civil War heroism

    Obama awards officer Medal of Honor for Civil War heroism
    President Barack Obama awarded Civil War artillery officer Alonzo Cushing the Medal of Honor, the country's highest award for bravery, on Thursday, 151 years after he was killed manning his guns at the Battle of Gettysburg. The posthumous award for the ...
  • USC's Josh Shaw suspended indefinitely for fabricating heroic story

    USC's Josh Shaw suspended indefinitely for fabricating heroic story
    LOS ANGELES -- USC defensive back Josh Shaw has been suspended indefinitely after admitting he fabricated a story about saving his nephew from drowning. The university said in a news release that Shaw came clean Wednesday and has apologized. Shaw said...
  • Locally shot and produced BMX film 'Heroes of Dirt' to premiere in Allentown

    Locally shot and produced BMX film 'Heroes of Dirt' to premiere in Allentown
    After a bumpy six years, $175,000 and plenty of blood, sweat and tears, Eric Bugbee is ready to take a victory lap as his BMX film "Heroes of Dirt" has its world premiere Oct. 25 at Allentown's Miller Symphony Hall. "We're really psyched," says Bugbee,...
  • Mystery hero meets man he rescued from burning home

    Mystery hero meets man he rescued from burning home
    The identity of the mystery man lauded as a hero for saving an elderly man from a burning home in Fresno over the weekend has been revealed. Until Monday, Thomas Artiaga's identity was unknown, but his heroic actions were seen by thousands of people...
  • Petition calls for Disney animated films to show heroes with Down syndrome

    Petition calls for Disney animated films to show heroes with Down syndrome
    In the history of human storytelling, the flawed hero is as old as the story of Achilles that the ancient Greeks once told one another on the Acropolis hillside. In more modern times, though, and especially writ large on the silver screen, animated...
  • ‘SNL': Bill Hader spoofs ‘Hunger Games,’ ‘Divergent,’ ‘Maze Runner’

     
    “Saturday Night Live” put its own spin on the dystopian young-adult mega-franchise in a fake movie trailer poking fun at […]...
  • USC investigates Josh Shaw's heroic story

    USC investigates Josh Shaw's heroic story
    A day after it deemed Josh Shaw a hero, USC backtracked on the story. The sports and social-media world were set abuzz Monday when USC published on its website a heroic story about cornerback Josh Shaw saving a nephew in distress. But the narrative...
  • Error in Dallas may have exposed others to Ebola, CDC chief says

    Error in Dallas may have exposed others to Ebola, CDC chief says
    The misstep that allowed a Texas nurse to contract Ebola while treating a patient may have exposed others to the virus, the nation’s leading healthcare official said Monday as experts stepped up scrutiny of medical workers at the hospital where...
  • WWII vet remembered with new sculpture at airport

    Capt. David McCampbell pulled off a feat during World War II, taking down nine Japanese fighter planes in just one battle. While the hero pilot's actions may have made headlines decades ago, they're not nearly as well-known nowadays. So during a ceremony...
  • Hartford Firefighter Remembered At Vigil As Hero, Role Model, D.J.

    Hartford Firefighter Remembered At Vigil As Hero, Role Model, D.J.
    At a candlelight vigil within a few hundred feet of Kevin Bell's home in Chappelle Gardens, the fallen Hartford firefighter was remembered Sunday night as a hero, a role model, a devoted husband and father, and a talented musician and D.J. known as "B-...
  • 'Walking Dead': No. 1 for week

    'Walking Dead': No. 1 for week
    Zombies, cannibals and heroic humans took the top spot in Central Florida TV ratings for the week. The fifth-season premiere of "The Walking Dead" was the most-watched telecast as well as the favorite of the 18-to-49 age group. The popularity extended...