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A man sleeps on a stoop as police guard the perimeter of the scene of a shooting, Monday, July 27, 2015, in Baltimore. Police said a male was shot in the chest near the epicenter of unrest in April following the funeral of Freddie Gray. Rioting and looting broke out in the area after the funeral of Gray, a black man who suffered a fatal spinal cord injury in police custody. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Baltimore killings soar to level unseen in 43 years

- Associated Press

Baltimore reached a grim milestone on Friday, three months after riots erupted in response to the death of Freddie Gray in police custody: With 43 homicides in July, the city has seen more bloodshed in a single month than it has in 43 years.

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A historical image and a poignant moment from the Korean War  (DOD)

Korean Americans, vets, Peace Corps alumni to honor 1953 cease-fire

- The Washington Times

Organizers predict an "eclectic mix" of people on hand to honor military veterans, and to observe the anniversary of the cease-fire treaty signed on July 27, 1953, marking the end of hostilities of The Korean War. Many will gather Saturday Along the National Mall near the reflecting pool to remember the three year "Forgotten War," which drew 1.8 million Americans into battle; 33,739 died in combat on Korean soil, 103,284 were wounded.