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US soldiers landing on Omaha Beach during D-Day invasion, Normandy, France. (AP Photo)

D-Day anniversary commemorations begin in France

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — Veterans of the 1944 Normandy landings gathered Thursday at the site of history’s largest amphibious invasion for a day of ceremonies marking D-Day’s 69th anniversary. Around two dozen US vets, some […]

06/06/2013

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Monroe, Eisenhower letters to be auctioned

NEW YORK (AP) — Marilyn Monroe’s letter of despair to mentor Lee Strasberg and Dwight D. Eisenhower’s heartfelt missives to his wife during World War II are among hundreds of historical documents being offered in an online auction.

03/30/2013

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Petraeus making first speech since leaving CIA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — David Petraeus, who has remained largely in seclusion since being forced to resign as head of the CIA after the disclosure of an extramarital affair, returns to the public spotlight with a speech and apology before military students and veterans.

03/26/2013

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Simon & Garfunkel song among those to be preserved

WASHINGTON (AP) – A popular tune by Simon and Garfunkel written after John F. Kennedy’s assassination and Chubby Checker’s 1960s dance hit “The Twist” will be among 25 recordings selected for preservation at the Library of Congress.

03/21/2013

Eisenhower Memorial approval delayed into 2013

WASHINGTON (AP) – Plans to build a national memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower will be delayed into next year as the World War II general’s family continues to object to a design by architect […]

11/16/2012

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