| Jul 5, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Bud Nech served in the Army Airforce during Word War II. He was stationed in Italy and was on his way back from a mission when his plane was shot down. One man died and Nech was injured.
He was taken to a German hospital, then sent to a prisoner of...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In one of the more bizarre diplomatic events of late, turbaned envoys of the Taliban cut a pink satin ribbon across the entrance of a two-story villa in Doha, Qatar, a fixed address where U.S. negotiators can find the fugitive extremists when they want to...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Stan Lee. (POW entertainment) Just two weeks after celebrating his 90th birthday, comics icon Stan Lee shows no signs of ......
| Apr 5, 2013
| 2:05 AM
Humberto Abad Martinez, 53, left his home country of Honduras two months ago to travel to the United States in hopes of finding work.
His journey included riding “the Beast,” a freight train that travels across Mexico and is notoriously...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 9:45 PM
Dog-tired, Capt. Abe Baum was snoozing on the hood of a military vehicle when he was shaken awake and summoned to a superior's tent. With worry on their faces, his unit's top officers were clustered around Gen. George S. Patton Jr., who had just issued...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Ralph K. "Ken" Barnes, a retired Koppers Co. manager who was a prisoner of war during the twilight months of World War II, died Saturday from complications of a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The longtime Cockeysville resident was 89.
| Feb 6, 2013
| 1:23 PM
PIERRE – The state Senate has already given its OK for a new working holiday in South Dakota called Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day. Now the state House of Representatives will weigh in on two more in recognition of groups of special veterans.
| Feb 7, 2013
For decades, the accusations of Cuban exiles about human rights abuses in Cuba have been questioned.
It was 37 years ago when a local South Florida newspaper questioned Cuban exiles when they said the Castro regime held thousands of political...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 9:29 AM
WASHINGTON -- When Burma's Zin Mar Aung was placed in solitary confinement for trying to organize students in 1999, Bill Clinton was president of the United States.
When she was released, Barack Obama was in the Oval Office.
Zin Mar Aung says she...
| May 25, 2013
| 4:00 AM
In 1953, the Korean War had been raging for three years when thousands of North Korean prisoners of war were set free below the 38th Parallel at Pusan.
Hagerstown resident Ed Peters, 81, said he was a military policeman serving in Korea at the time as he...
| May 17, 2013
| 11:46 AM
BUENOS AIRES — Former Argentine dictator Jorge Rafael Videla, who presided over that country's so-called dirty war in which up to 30,000 dissidents were murdered or disappeared, died Friday while serving a 50-year prison sentence. He was 87.