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  • A CT Filmmaker Explores the Korean War

    A CT Filmmaker Explores the Korean War
    Sixty years have now passed since the shooting stopped on the Korean Peninsula. The body count remains stunning.
  • A history of staying cool on the go

    By Nate In the midst of the worst heat wave of the summer thus far here's a quick look at the history of automotive air conditioning, courtesy of car expert Jim MacPherson.   -The first factory-installed air conditioners were enjoyed by a handful of...

    Artifact hunter preserved debris from biggest Civil War battle west of the Mississippi River

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Six decades ago, as construction crews began developing swaths of a Kansas City meadow near the Blue River, a man concerned about the impact on history began showing up with a metal detector. Beginning in 1952 and continuing sporadically...

    Lax security in focus after attack at Canada's parliament

    OTTAWA/TORONTO (Reuters) - Security in Canada's capital came under criticism on Wednesday after a gunman was able to run through the unlocked front door of the main parliament building and get close to Prime Minister Stephen Harper before being taken down...

    Blackwater guards found guilty in 2007 killings of Iraqi civilians

    WASHINGTON An infamous chapter of the Iraq War closed Wednesday as a jury convicted four former Blackwater Worldwide contractors of killing unarmed civilians in the chaotic streets of Baghdad. The former Blackwater men were charged with killing 14...