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Arnold Abbott was issued two citations for feeding the homeless in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Photo by Sun Sentinel. By now, you might have heard about Arnold Abbott — a 90-year-old chef from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, who set the public ablaze...
Do vets coming home from the horrors of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars have something unusual to teach the young people of today? If you listen to West Point graduate and retired Lt. Col. David Oclander, who is now a teacher and principal-in-training...
Navy veteran Joel Booth served with distinction until he was injured in an IED attack in July 2011. He is now training to become a paramedic. Photo courtesy of Johann Wolf As the U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan prepares to wind down later this...
WASHINGTON — From furniture and food to fine art, members of the Obama administration received thousands of dollars in gifts from foreign leaders, but first lady Michelle Obama appears to have received the most expensive gift last year. The State...
Partly comprised of Billy and Camille Cosby’s private collection, “Conversations: African and African American Artworks in Dialogue” is an exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art. It will be on display through the beginning...
The Rosetta spacecraft will soon attempt to land a probe on the surface of a comet. If successful, it would be the first mission to achieve such a feat. Image by DLR German Aerospace Center After months of orbiting its target, the Rosetta spacecraft...