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US Military Vets to Train Wildlife Rangers in South Africa

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A group of American military veterans with experience in Iraq and Afghanistan plans to train rangers at some private wildlife areas in South Africa, where poachers have killed large numbers of rhinos for their horns. The small conservation group called Vetpaw previously operated in Tanzania, which ordered the group to leave last year, partly because of a video in which a member talked about killing poachers. Ryan Tate, a ... more

Dakota Meyer Weds Bristol Palin

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Bristol Palin has tied the knot with the father of her second child. The Palin family's attorney pointed to an "Entertainment Tonight" online story Wednesday announcing Bristol Palin married her former fiance, Medal of Honor winner Dakota Meyer. Palin is the 25-year-old daughter of 2008 GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin. The lawyer, John Tiemessen, declined to comment but directed a reporter to the "Enterta... more

Unlike Muhammad Ali, Fellow Boxer Bob Carmody Went to War

FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2004, file photo, Robert Carmody Jr. holds up a photo album showing pictures of his father, Army Sergeant Robert Carmody, in Orangevale, Calif. A big part of Muhammad Ali's life story is about the strong on

A big part of Muhammad Ali's life story is about what happened when he took a stand and refused to be drafted during the war in Vietnam. This is a story about a boxer who did go to war. Robert Carmody wasn't a heavyweight slugger. He didn't have Ali's size or charisma, and his voice squeaked when he spoke. But Bob Carmody could fight. Carmody got into enough scraps while serving in the U.S. Army in Germany in the late 1950s that he was eve... more

NASA 'whistleblower' Gives Photos to Roswell's UFO Museum

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ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A former National Aeronautics and Space Administration consultant pilot who says photos and films from Apollo missions were doctored has donated material to Roswell's UFO Museum. The Roswell Daily Record reports ( Ralph Kennedy Johnston, Sr. gave last week digital copies of his three books to the International UFO Museum and Research Center. Johnston says he has not donated the material to other inst... more

Return to Vietnam

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PENDLETON, Ore. -- In his mind, Skip Nichols often returned to Vietnam. Sometimes memories sidled into his consciousness. Other times they reached out, grabbed him and plunged him back into the thick of the war. He tried banishing them to the basement of his psyche. When that didn't work, he worked with a counselor to bring the memories out into the open as a way to diminish their power. But nothing, it seemed, could totally silence the voice... more

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