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Civil War officer's heroism earns Medal of Honor
Updated Sep 15, 03:58 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — After an act of Congress and years of lobbying by descendants and admirers, a Union Army officer who made the ultimate sacrifice more than 150 years ago will be recognized for his heroism when President Barack Obama grants him the nation's highest commendation for battlefield valor. Obama on Monday was bestowing the Medal of Honor on 1st Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing, who was killed ...
Sports Story of the Day
Keselowski locks up spot in Sprint Cup's Round 2
Updated Sep 15, 04:34 AM
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Stop Brad Keselowski if you've heard this one before. "I guess you couldn't ask for a better way to start the Chase," he said after winning NASCAR's playoff series opener. "Today was about as much of a statement as you can make." That's because his win at Chicagoland Speedway not only guarantees Keselowski, the top seed in the 16-driver field, a spot in the second round; it ...
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