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  • 20 years after the Oklahoma City bombing

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Twenty years ago, on April 19, 1995, Timothy McVeigh detonated a massive truck bomb in front of the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. The attack killed 168 men, women and children, injured hundreds more, and remains the deadliest act of domestic terrorism in U.S. history. Within days, the two men behind […]

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    Army vet launches ’22 push up challenge’ to help fellow veterans

    Wyoming, MI (WXMI) — Like the “Ice Bucket Challenge” for ALS that flooded social media last year, Nate Koehn is hoping to make a splash for another serious cause. Koehn, who served in the U.S. Army for 12 years, has launched the 22 Veterans Daily Challenge. “I started thinking to myself, what can I do […]

  • Brian Williams

    ‘Shell-shocked:’ new details about NBC’s handling of the Brian Williams scandal

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The crisis inside NBC News over Brian Williams’ puffed-up stories was made worse by the anchorman’s denial and his strained relationship with executives in charge of the network, according to a new probe in Vanity Fair magazine. As the crisis over Williams’ exaggerated war stories unfolded, network executives were frustrated by […]

  • Michelle Obama flexes her muscles to help military families

    Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move turns 5; Is it working?

    WASHINGTON — Chocolate bunnies and jelly beans generally render the Easter holiday a high-calorie event. On the Monday afterward, First Lady Michelle Obama, leading a high-energy dance in front of a large crowd at the White House, wants to ensure those calories get burnt off. Seeking to capitalize on the popularity of the White House […]

  • 2013 record breaking year at the box office

    Buckle up: ‘Furious 7′ will be emotional for Paul Walker fans

    Paul Walker is hardly the first actor to die during a production. But Walker’s death in November 2013 at the age of 40 after a car crash was especially eerie given his rise to fame in the “Fast and Furious” film franchise. The release of “Furious 7″ on Friday offers the opportunity for fans to […]

  • Bill and Lloyd Rupp

    90-year-old twins, WWII Veterans honored at Blues game

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Two World War II veterans were honored as the USO Service Members of the Game at the St. Louis Blues game on Monday night. Bill and Lloyd Rupp, are 90-year-old twins, born Oct. 10, 1924. Both attended Saint Louis University High School. In a recent profile, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s Bill […]

  • U.S. Army Ranger John Moynihan

    Boston cop shot in face honored last year for aiding wounded comrade

    BOSTON, MA — Police officer and former U.S. Army Ranger John Moynihan was honored at the White House less than a year ago as one of the nation’s “Top Cops” for helping to save a transit officer wounded in a gunbattle with the Boston Marathon bombers. On Saturday, Moynihan, 34, was in a medically induced […]

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    Michael Sam among 105 ‘vets’ eyeing that elusive NFL job

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The strain and sweat on their faces showed just how much one more chance in the NFL means to Michael Sam and 104 others. Except for pro days for college players entering the draft, March isn’t usually a time for running sprints and drills before scouts. Then again, these “veterans” will […]

  • Bradford

    Rams Trade Bradford to Eagles, Get QB Foles in Return

    The St. Louis Rams made big news on the first day of the NFL free agent signing period, by trading their franchise quarterback. Sam Bradford, the Rams number one draft pick and top overall pick of the 2010 NFL Draft has been dealt to the Philadelphia Eagles. In return the Rams receiver Eagles quarterback Nick […]

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    Vandals deface plaques honoring Vietnam veterans

    La Mesa, CA (KSWB) — Plaques at the La Mesa Vietnam War Memorial were recently defaced and the community is asking who would do such a thing? A war memorial dons the names of soldiers from El Cajon, Lemon Grove, Spring Valley, Lakeside and La Mesa. A few days ago, residents in the community discovered […]

  • Worries about the Ferguson home market

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – A Ferguson realtor is optimistic about the city’s future because predictions about a mass exodus have not materialized. Realtors and developers are key players when measuring said exodus. They’ve had several months now to anticipate change and deal with it. If nothing else, this has required great patience. You see ‘For […]

  • Georgia police officer killed in 'ambush,' another one saved by radio

    Police officer killed in ‘ambush,’ another one saved by radio

    ATLANTA, GA–  A suburban Atlanta police officer is dead after an apparent ambush, while his colleague’s life was spared by his radio. Fulton County Police officer Terence Green, 48, was killed Wednesday in Fairburn, Georgia. A second officer was shot in the hip, but suffered no injuries. “It was actually his radio — the bullet […]