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U.S. Navy Lt. Mike McGrath was just 27 years old, with a wife and two toddler sons in the U.S., when he was shot down and taken prisoner on his 179th bombing mission during the Vietnam War.
Frank Lampard earned the top spot in the weekly Associated Press global soccer poll for the first time after setting Chelsea's career goals record.
Fresh off a second straight drubbing of the once-mighty Barcelona, Bayern Munich was voted the top team in the Associated Press global soccer poll for the sixth straight week.
After dominating the first legs of their Champions League semifinals, Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund lead the latest Associated Press global soccer poll.
It's turning into a procession for Bayern Munich in the Associated Press global soccer poll.
Lionel Messi and Barcelona fell from the top of the Associated Press Global Football Rankings this week and were replaced by rivals Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid.
Michael B. McGrath, a trailblazing advertising executive at The Washington Times and doting family man to his wife and two daughters, died Monday after a long fight with lung cancer. He was 41.
"All they were trying to do was break us down. I couldn't sit up, and I couldn't move," said McGrath, who still has limited use of his left arm.
The torture dislocated his other arm and elbow before his captors decided they would get nothing from him and stopped the beatings, he said.