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Korean ferry captain Lee Joon-seok was sentenced to 36 years in prison in connection to the April ferry accident that led to the deaths of more than 300 people. Photo by Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images.Lee Joon-seok, the captain that abandoned hundreds of...
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...
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...
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...
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...