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On Tuesday, Mayor Vincent Gray and "Serve D.C." honored several local volunteers and one of them received a standing ovation for her tireless work with special needs children.
Conservative lawyer Larry Klayman might not be an all-around household name, but it's a good bet he has sued someone who is.
Fort Devens Museum presents a program on Saturday, Dec. 21, at 1 p.m., on an African-American unit, the 333rd Field Artillery Battalion, part of the U.S. VIII Corps Artillery in World War II.
Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant will join former President Bill Clinton to lead a panel on kids and sports at the Clinton Health Matters Initiative Conference in La Quinta next month.
A NEWS Shopper story about an American Civil War veteran's grave in Bexleyheath has helped reconnect a former Dartford resident with his soldier ancestor.
It's curious how then-President Bill Clinton was impeached and removed from office by the US Congress for just one lie concerning the relatively trivial matter of an extramarital affair - a scandal that didn't concern his official duties.
St. Adalbert's School students scatter rose petals at the base of the Battle of the Bulge monument in Wolfe's Pond Park, during a ceremony marking the 69th anniversary of the start of the battle and the dedication of new pavers.
In the same week that Pope Francis was named Time's Person of the Year, word arrived of the charitable contributions made by the Jane Fonda Foundation.
The Arkansas Governor's Mansion in Little Rock, Ark., where Bill and Hillary Clinton lived before he became president, offers free tours by reservation.
US Army SFC Michael Comfort, smiles as he talks with Robert A. Smith, center, who was honored for his service in the Battle of the Bulge, during a ceremony commemorating the 69th anniversary of the World War II battle, in the Indiana War Memorial's Pershing Auditorium, Monday, December 16, 2013.
Sometimes, in the quiet of his room at Millbury Health Care Center, William T. Connor Jr. tries to organize his memories of the war.
A memorial to Warren Point neighborhood residents who fought in World War I may soon return to the school, decades after it was removed.
During the past two weeks, President Barack Obama has made changes to his team, such as hiring John Podesta, Phil Schiliro and Katie Beirne Fallon.
Robert Gilbert grew weary of watching the roof of his church leak. "I got a call from a friend," laughs his son, Rob.
Robert P. Anderson served in the 10th Armored Division during World War II. He is retired after a career on the faculty of Texas Tech.
'The genius of his work is that it always goes back to his Cajun heritage' -- William Andrews, Ogden Museum of Southern Art.