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Obama: 2 hostages accidentally killed in drone strike

WASHINGTON — President Obama expressed "grief and condolences" Thursday for a January drone strike against suspected terrorists in Pakistan that accidentally killed two hostages, including an American aid worker.<p>Obama said he took full responsibility for the operation and apologized to the families …

National Security

5 Incredible Photos Of Real Life Rosie The Riveters (Plus The Rosie Origin Story!)

Rosie The Riveter has been a feminist icon for decades, but who really <i>was</i> the bandana'ed heroine? Well, she wasn’t just one woman: She was a symbol …

Home Building

Model for Rockwell's Rosie the Riveter painting dies at 92

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Mary Doyle Keefe, the model for Norman Rockwell's iconic 1943 Rosie the Riveter painting that symbolized the millions of …

15 Vivid Color Photos Show The Real-Life "Rosie The Riveter"

"We are strong, we are young, we are vital, and we are powerful. That’s what Alfred Palmer's pictures say."<p>The Library of Congress keeps a stunning collection of approximately 1,600 color photographs made by the U.S. government's Farm Security Administration (FSA) and the Office of War Information …

Nazi Guard Testifies About Taking Auschwitz Victims' Money: 'They Didn't Need It Anymore'

The trial for a former guard at Auschwitz, who’s charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder, began in Lüneburg, Germany on Tuesday with …

ISIS Smashes Priceless, Ancient Statues in Iraq

Shattered treasures include winged bulls that guarded entrance to ancient Nineveh.<p>Islamic State militants released a video on Thursday showing the destruction of priceless antiquities in northern Iraq.<p>Running for more than five minutes, the video records men toppling statues in a museum and …

13 Fascinating Farming Robots That Will Feed Humans of the Future

Among other predictions, <i>Interstellar</i> offered us some clues about the future of farming. Long story short: It's all about the robots. From field …

Museum / Auschwitz-Birkenau

Son Recognizes Father as SS Man in Auschwitz Photograph<p>More than a million people visit the Auschwitz Museum each year. Many of them search for …

Auschwitz

Anne Frank: 10 beautiful quotes from The Diary of a Young Girl

The theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2015 is “keep the memory alive”, and today we want to remember Annelies Marie Frank, better known as Anne Frank, who started her diary Diary of a Young Girl at the age of just 13, while hiding from the German occupation of Amsterdam during the second world war. …

Books

New SAT, New Problems

The questions, particularly those in the math sections, could put certain students at a disadvantage.<p>In his announcement last spring that a new version of the SAT would be launched in 2016, The College Board President David Coleman drew on a favorite buzzword: opportunity.<p>In his speech, Coleman …

Why are men more likely than women to take their own lives?

<b>Daniel and Jason Freeman:</b> Efforts to prevent suicide, such as those championed, by Nick Clegg must take into account some apparently paradoxical differences between men and women

Mental Health

Airline: 'Emotional support' pig kicked off flight for being disruptive

When US Airways passenger Robert Phelps first saw the woman coming down the aisle of the plane, he thought she had a "really big dog" or a stuffed animal thrown over her shoulder.<p>It was about 6:10 a.m. the day before Thanksgiving, and Phelps was waiting to take off from Connecticut's Bradley …