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  • Long quest for Gettysburg hero's Medal of Honor finally reached

    DELAFIELD, Wis. Margaret Zerwekh can't remember when she started her crusade, but it was some time in the 1980s. When Zerwekh moved in 1967 to a home built as a grist mill on land that had once been home to the Cushings, the amateur historian wanted to...
  • Obama to send 3,000 US military to Africa to help against Ebola

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama plans to dispatch 3,000 U.S. military personnel to Africa as part of a major U.S. boost to counter the outbreak of Ebola as world health agencies warn that there aren't enough medical personnel willing to work there to...
  • Iraqi captive at Guantanamo gets Marine lawyer who invaded Iraq

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba An Iraqi prisoner accused of war crimes as commander of al-Qaida's resistance of the U.S. military in invasion of Afghanistan in 2003 met for the first time Monday with the lawyer chosen by the Pentagon to defend him: a...
  • Rapper Gucci Mane gets three years in prison for assault in Atlanta

    By David Beasley ATLANTA, Sept 15 (Reuters) - The rapper known as Gucci Mane received a three-year prison sentence on Monday after pleading guilty to hitting a fan in the head with a vodka bottle at an Atlanta nightclub. It was the latest in a string of...
  • Tampa woman can pursue part of lawsuit over Petraeus scandal leak

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Tampa, Florida woman can proceed with part of an invasion of privacy lawsuit against the U.S. government over leaks to the media about her connection to a scandal over former CIA Director David Petraeus' extramarital affair, a...
  • Once again, Obama trumpets half-hearted call to unsaid war

    In his Islamic State speech, President Obama said many of the right things. Most importantly, he finally got the mission right: degrade and destroy the enemy. This alone will probably get him a bump in the polls, which have dropped to historic lows. But...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'Labyrinth of Lies'

    A principled young prosecutor in post-WWII Germany uncovers inconvenient truths about his country's recent past in "Labyrinth of Lies," an intelligent and arresting fact-based drama that plays like a more streamlined version of the high-minded, blunt-...
  • Americans express ambivalence over a new Mideast military plunge

    Americans express ambivalence over a new Mideast military plunge
    As the afternoon sun blazed down on the 9/11 Memorial, Derek Cooper weighed another U.S. military plunge into the Middle East. "It's hard to say we shouldn't be the world's police, but at the same time, how would the world be if we weren't?" asked the...
  • At 88, billionaire inventor Alfred Mann's motivated by more than money

    At 88, billionaire inventor Alfred Mann's motivated by more than money
    Many executives would have given up after sinking a decade and $1 billion into an unsalable product. Wall Street had hammered the company's stock after regulators issued yet another round of safety concerns. Analysts piled on, some declaring the product...
  • VA farming sows self-esteem, hope for vets

    VA farming sows self-esteem, hope for vets
    Like any proud papa awaiting the big day, Raymond Villar couldn't contain his smile. He stood, marveling at his handiwork. "My baby's growing," he said. He wasn't admiring his expectant partner's baby bump. His attention was on a recently planted...
  • Fall movie season: Time for the good stuff

    Fall movie season: Time for the good stuff
    Fall is a festive season, if the weather cooperates and the art direction is right. It's festive in other ways, too, unrelated to falling leaves and russet tones. Autumn can mean movies of serious value — awards value, end-of-year "best" list...