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Jimmy Carter Hopes the Play 'Camp David' Comes to Broadway

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NEW YORK (AP) — Jimmy Carter has been a governor, the nation's commander in chief and a Nobel Prize winner. One thing he still would like to see is himself on a Broadway stage. The 39th president is hoping Lawrence Wright's play " Camp David" can find a Broadway theater and remind New York audiences about the bravery that went into the landmark 1979 Egypt- ... more

Preserved Part of Rosie the Riveter Plant Rededicated

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YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A preserved section of a plant where Rosie the Riveter built World War II bombers has been rededicated. The part of the old Willow Run Bomber Plant will become the home of the Yankee Air Museum. A ceremony was held Tuesday and marks the beginning of major construction of the National Museum of Aviation and Technology in Washtenaw County's Ypsilanti T... more

K-9 Six Project Matches Dogs With Local Veterans

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When Buddy is by his side, Bill Rape is at ease. His dog helps lessen the stress. "Having Buddy helps take my mind off things," Rape says. He was connected with Buddy through the fledgling K-9 Six Project, which pairs shelter dogs with veterans who are suffering. Rape served in the Army from March 1998 to June 2006. He was deployed to Tikrit, Iraq, with ... more

Dutch Art Sleuth Helps German Police Track Down Nazi Art

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch art sleuth best known for identifying works looted from Jewish owners by the Nazis said he helped German police recover two massive bronze horse sculptures crafted for Adolf Hitler , as more details emerged Friday about an amazing trove of Nazi-era art seized by authorities this week. Arthur Brand provided tips to German detectives who made the stunning discovery in a series of coordina... more

Prince Harry: Army Kept Me Out of Trouble

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LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince Harry has thanked the army for keeping him out of trouble and has called for national service to be brought back. In an interview published in the Sunday Times, the 30-year-old prince also revealed that he's content being single and reflected on how the army gave him a chance to "escape the limelight." "Definitely, without a doubt, it does keep you out of trouble," he said. "I dre... more

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