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WASHINGTON — When men who served in the Korean War with Emil Kapaun describe him, they do not talk about the acts most commonly associated with the Medal of Honor: He fell on no grenades, captured no enemy machine guns, killed no enemy soldiers....
This post has been corrected, as indicated below.Look beyond the western painted turtle's colorful stripes and you’ll find an animal that seems to have nearly magical powers. A baby western painted turtle can freeze solid, and as long as nothing cracks it in half or tampers with it too much, the...
Oh Canada, oh Canada! So pretty you are, with your hypothermia-inducing lakes and open fields, where one can be pelted with ice and snow. Our Bach, Sean, kicked off the second night of this week's two! night! extravaganza by taking in the sights and...
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All went well on the recent school outing to the tall-masted ship, which I helped chaperon. I only had to pull three kids from the water, and two of them were easy because the shark had just spit them out — pit-ewwwwwey — and I was able to...
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Maurice Herzog, a French mountaineer who became a hero to his country in 1950 when he and a fellow climber became the first men to successfully scale a peak of more than 26,000 feet, has died. He was 93. Herzog, who wrote a best-selling account of his...
L.A. NOWPaula Lane survived for six days in the snow in the Sierra Nevada mountains after she and her boyfriend got lost when they took a detour to go off-roading on their way home. Lane, of Gardenerville, Nev., survived by sleeping......
L.A. NOWThe audience at a performance at Hollywood’s historic Avalon theater got more than a show Saturday when a special effects fogging machine malfunctioned, causing respiratory problems that sent six people to a hospital, where they are in good or fair....
Tribune NewspapersOn June 6, 1924, two men set out from a camp set at 23,000 feet on Mt. Everest. They were George Mallory, who, at 37, was already one of the world's most accomplished climbers, and Andrew "Sandy" Irvine, a 22-year-old Oxford graduate with little...
Culture Monster"The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" features the movie season's most disturbing and detestable family -- the Vangers, a Swedish industrial dynasty whose great material wealth is matched only by its great moral corruption. In their role as the ultimate...
Daily DishForklore: The Russian olive was one of the few fruits available to Mongolian nomads on the steppes of southern Siberia 1,000 years ago, and the Mongols developed a taste for it....
On a recent beautiful and sunny day, I strolled into my local gym to lift some weights. The gym is near Nose Hill Park, which is one of the largest municipal parks in North America. It has majestic views of the city of Calgary and the Rocky Mountains,...
Nation NowHomeless veterans: Veterans are not only more likely to become homeless, when compared to non-veterans, they're also more likely to stay homeless, a new survey shows....
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