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Hear the voice of a Marine casualty assistance calls officer - along with behind-the-scenes photos - as he undertakes the most difficult mission of his life. Katherine Cathey was expecting a phone call from her husband, Marine 2nd. Lt. Jim Cathey, so she could tell him if their baby would be a boy or a girl. Instead, she got a knock at the door -- the knock every military family dreads. See additional photos of Maj. Final Salute : News : The Rocky Mountain News
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2007 Pulitzer Prizes -- Charlie Savage -- The Boston Globe (By Charlie Savage, Globe Staff, 1/4/06) WASHINGTON -- When President Bush last week signed the bill outlawing the torture of detainees, he quietly reserved the right to bypass the law under his powers as commander in chief. (By Charlie Savage, Globe Staff, 3/24/06) WASHINGTON -- When President Bush signed the reauthorization of the USA Patriot Act this month, he included an addendum saying that he did not feel obliged to obey requirements that he inform Congress about how the FBI was using the act's expanded police powers.
Extra! Extra! "19-year-old Hailu Brook was shot and killed by Fairfax County police after he allegedly robbed a bank and crossed the county line. Officers fired 25 shots into his body, and the Arlington County Police Department conducted an official investigation into the actions of the Fairfax officers." "The case is closed, but the Arlington police chief is refusing to release the document to the public or even the father of the slain teenager.”Transparency wouldn't kill anybody," the father told investigative reporter Michael Lee Pope, who reported the story as part of a partnership between WAMU 88.5 News and ... Read more ...
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Rogue Columnist U.S. Admiral Mike Mullen after a visit aboard a Chinese submarine. History doesn't repeat itself, but it does rhyme. — Mark Twain As we approach the anniversary of World War I, we face another situation of an unprecedented globalized economy, with nations knitted together by trade, a long period of peace among the major powers ensured by a dominant imperial naval power trying to manage the rise of an ambitious, aggressive continental power. Then, it was Great Britain working to "contain" Germany.
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Second Draft: New Year’s is a time for social calls Nowadays, New Year’s above all else is for partying and football bowl games. But in days gone by in Montreal, virtually from its founding until well into the Victorian era, it was a time for paying social calls. News - Saturday Extra - Montreal Gazette
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Chris Jones You searched for: Results 1-10 of 10955 Facebook is a $60 stock stuck in the body of a $30 stock, predicts Ken Kurson, and you gotta love those legs There are cars for work and cars for family. And then there are third cars - the cars that remind you why you love to drive.
It’s Blog Action Day .Here are 88 ways to do something about poverty now. And if you’re in the Midlands, here’s an 89th: go to the Birmingham Social Media Surgery, to support voluntary and community groups in the city. Credit to Nick Booth for getting things going; credit to the Birmingham blog community for demonstrating once again what a fantastic bunch of people they are. Help Me Investigate.com blog :: Behind the scenes
In a December 2009 memorandum, President Obama directed the newly established National Declassification Center (NDC) to process an estimated 400 million page backlog of historical records at the National Archives “in a manner that will permit public access to all declassified records from this backlog no later than December 31, 2013.” Secrecy News
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