Quilts of Valor Exhibit Moving Museum Visitors to Tears

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PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — A new exhibit at the National Quilt Museum is moving visitors to tears. The Paducah Sun reports ( "To Honor and Comfort: Quilts of Valor" exhibits quilts made for veterans, and each one comes with a story. They include people who have lost loved ones to war and others who simply want to do something mea... more

Texan Recalls Time 70 Years Ago as POW During WWII

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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A gold-framed black-and-white photo shows a smiling man in an Army Air Forces uniform, his cheeks still chubby with youth. The picture was taken in 1944 when Fiske Hanley was commissioned as a second lieutenant. He had just graduated from a six-month training program for flight engineers at Yale University. He was 5 fee... more

Radar Appears to Confirm Story of Nazi Gold Train in Poland

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A culture official in Poland said radar imagery appears to confirm a story by two men who said they know the location of a mysterious Nazi train that may contain gold or other treasures. Deputy Culture Minister Piotr Zuchowski said Friday he's "more than 99 percent sure that the train is there," but couldn't confirm what was inside the train. ... more

US Military Allies Explore New Hyper-Sensitive Bomb-Sniffing Dogs

Global Dynamic Security trains dogs to use their natural hunting instincts to find bomb odors more quickly than conventionally trained and operated bomb-sniffing dogs. Photo courtesy of Global Dynamic Security

A handful of key U.S. allies around the globe are considering the purchase of a new kind of bomb-sniffing dog designed to harness innate wolf-like hunting instincts and locate dangerous source odors much more quickly than conventional bomb-detecting dogs. Iraq, Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia and Jordan are among the countries exploring dogs tr... more

Ten Years Later, Marines Remember Hurricane Katrina Relief Efforts

CWO4 Jerod Murphy and Master Sgt. Shannon Sweeney were part of a team of Marines and sailors who rescued more than 200 people during and after Hurricane Katrina, August 2005. (Photo By: Sgt. Melissa Karnath)

GULFPORT, Miss. -- The coastline of southern Mississippi was lined with large, historic houses with lush green yards and tall palm trees. Families had owned houses along the coast for many decades, each with a front walkway and stairs leading to their grand house. There was a charm about the area. Ten years after Hurricane Katrina devastated t... more

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