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"His care was exceptional and his passing was peaceful. They respected him till the very end and continued to support me in my grief." When my father, an 85-year-old World War II veteran, died following two years of treatment for terminal cancer, my caregiving mother praised his Veterans Affairs hospital treatment and the support given her.
Sen. Robert Menendez sponsored legislation with incentives for natural gas vehicle conversions that would benefit the biggest political donor to his re-election, the same eye doctor whose private jet Menendez used for two personal trips to the Dominican Republic
Seven hundred years after a vastly outnumbered Scottish army under legendary King Robert the Bruce defeated the English in a battle for Scottish independence, Scotland next year will again tackle the issue of separating from England.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are feeling lucky about their first child together.
Joe L. Allbritton, who became one of Washington's most influential men through a media conglomerate that included newspapers and television stations and a financial empire that once included Riggs Bank, died Wednesday. He was 87.
James Eagen Holmes came from a well-tended San Diego enclave of two-story homes with red-tiled roofs, where neighbors recall him as a clean-cut, studious young man of sparing words.
As an amateur student of military affairs, I have my own informal list of the "best" generals in World War II. The familiar names rattle out easily: Eisenhower, Bradley, Montgomery, Marshall and so on.
Let's get this out of the way up front: R. Kelly's autobiography does not discuss what really happened with the sex tape that almost sent him to prison. It does not include a single word about Aaliyah, the late singer Kelly allegedly married when she was 15. Other tantalizing incidents and individuals are glossed over. A tell-all, this is not.
Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III said the arrest of a former Baylor basketball player for allegedly trying to extort money from the Heisman Trophy winner is a good lesson for NFL rookies.
he wife of a U.S. soldier accused of killing 17 Afghan civilians says her husband showed no signs of PTSD before he deployed, and she doesn't feel as if she'll ever believe he was involved in the killings.
Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales remembers little about the night he is accused of slaughtering 16 Afghan civilians in a nighttime shooting rampage, his lawyer says.
"Salmon Fishing in the Yemen" is a pleasantly quirky, intermittently corny British love story that has a pleasing, novelistic sprawl. It celebrates the value of being true to one's self, going to somewhat absurd lengths to put that value to the test.
World Bank President Robert Zoellick said Wednesday he is stepping down, raising the possibility that a non-American might be chosen for the first time to head the 187-nation lending organization.
A 9-year-old Detroit-area girl whose battle with Huntington's disease drew attention after she was taunted online by a neighbor has died.
Some milestones in British physicist Stephen Hawking's life:
In fact, Mr. Robert writes, his continuing loyalty to Stalin was "beyond question."
But he stopped short of concluding that Pakistani officials leaked the information to the al-Qaeda-linked Haqqani insurgents, and he said such incidents must not derail U.S. relations with Islamabad.