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Congressional Gold Medal Honorees

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  • Louis Zamperini deserves Congressional Gold Medal, lawmaker says

     
    A Texas congressman is seeking to present the congressional gold medal to 94-year-old Louis Zamperini, a World War II hero from Los Angeles who survived 47 days in a life raft in the Pacific and beatings as a Japanese POW...
  • Winter storm drops snow, sleet on Southwest

     
    Forecasters warned late Monday that up to 18 inches of snowfall was expected across the region as the storm traveled towards the Texas Panhandle and parts of Kansas and Colorado....
  • Justice Department accuses Conn. police of bias against Latinos

     
    A federal Justice Department probe of the East Haven, Conn. police department has found a pattern of discrimination against Latinos, the latest legal blow aimed at the suburban department....
  • Great Plains storm tapers off, but holiday travel could be rough

     
    The fierce winter storm sweeping across the Great Plains, wreaking havoc on highways and causing at least six deaths, is tapering off. But transportation is still wretched, and holiday travelers this week should plan on a few bumps, according to experts.....
  • STRIP Act targets TSA uniform: End 'impersonation' of 'real cops'

     
    A lawmaker has introduced the STRIP Act, or Stop TSA's Reach In Policy Act to prevent airport screeners from wearing law enforcement uniforms and police-like metal badge and calling themselves officers unless they receive law enforcement training....
  • Jon Bon Jovi dead? This Internet hoax just won't die

     
    Jon Bon Jovi: Jon Bon Jovi dead continues to be the No. 1 search trend on Google, even though the New Jersey rocker continues to insist that he is alive and well -- and says that Heaven looks a lot like New Jersey....
  • Ticket Replay: Finally, female World War II pilots get their due

     
    A Congressional gold medal for 200 women who flew as military pilots during the war....
  • Dorothy Height dies at 98; civil rights leader fought for women's, children's issues

    Dorothy Height dies at 98; civil rights leader fought for women's, children's issues
    Dorothy Height, who was called the queen mother of the civil rights movement through seven decades of advocacy for racial equality — including 41 years as president of the National Council of Negro Women — has died. She was 98. Height, who...
  • Roger 'Bill' Terry dies at 87; member of WWII Tuskegee Airmen

    Roger 'Bill' Terry dies at 87; member of WWII Tuskegee Airmen
    Roger "Bill" Terry, the only member of the all-black group of World War II pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen convicted in what became known as the Freeman Field Mutiny, died of heart failure Thursday at Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center....
  • Lee A. Archer dies at 90; Tuskegee Airman was ace pilot

    Lee A. Archer dies at 90; Tuskegee Airman was ace pilot
    Retired Air Force Lt. Colonel Lee A. Archer, a Tuskegee Airman considered to be the only black ace pilot, who also broke racial barriers as an executive at a major U.S. company and founder of a venture capital firm, died Wednesday in New York City. He was...
  • They're doing it Frank Sinatra's way

    They're doing it Frank Sinatra's way
    Anew era is beginning in the career of Frank Sinatra even if the Chairman of the Board isn't here to participate. The iconic singer died May 14, 1998, and the 10th anniversary is being marked with a flurry of activity, including a new U.S. postage...