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The Dark Of A War’s Long Shadow, The Light Of A Veteran’s Long Life

Wounded and captured in the Battle of the Bulge, weakened and hollowed out by slow starvation in a prisoner of war camp, nearly succumbed to despair on a death march toward the North Sea, Polly Brown's father just barely made it out of World War II alive.

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Cop Wounded, Suspect Dead In Boston Shootout

A suspect in a motor vehicle stop opened fire on Boston police in Roxbury and seriously wounded an officer before being killed by authorities.

Airlines Worldwide Rush To Adopt '2-Person' Cockpit Rule

In the wake of the apparently deliberate crash of a German airliner, carriers in Europe, the Middle East and Asia say they will emulate a U.S. rule requiring two people in the cockpit at all times.

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