World War II

BRANSON, Mo. | At least 11 die when duck boat capsizes in Missouri lake

BRANSON, Mo. — At least 11 people, including children, died after a boat carrying tourists capsized and sank on a lake during a thunderstorm in a country music mecca in southwest Missouri, the sheriff said. Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader said five people remain missing and seven others were hospitalized after a Ride the Ducks … Continue reading BRANSON, Mo. | At least 11 die when duck boat capsizes in Missouri lake

BRANSON, Mo.  | Sheriff: 11 people dead after Missouri tourist boat accident

BRANSON, Mo.  — At least 11 people, including children, died after a boat carrying tourists on a Missouri lake capsized and sank Thursday night, the local sheriff said. Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader said five people remain missing and seven others were hospitalized after a Ride the Ducks boat sank on Table Rock Lake in … Continue reading BRANSON, Mo.  | Sheriff: 11 people dead after Missouri tourist boat accident

ALBQUERQUE, N.M. | Ted Williams’ Mexican-American heritage explored in PBS film

ALBQUERQUE, N.M. — Ted Williams is the last major league baseball player to hit over .400. The Boston Red Sox slugger captivated millions with his dazzling swing and towering homers throughout the 1940s and 1950s in competition with New York Yankees hero Joe DiMaggio. But beneath the smiles and happy trots around the bases sat … Continue reading ALBQUERQUE, N.M. | Ted Williams’ Mexican-American heritage explored in PBS film

LONDON | Trump says May’s Brexit plan would kill UK-US trade deal,

LONDON — U.S. President Donald Trump lobbed a verbal hand grenade into Theresa May’s carefully constructed plans for Brexit, saying Thursday that the British leader had wrecked the country’s exit from the European Union and likely “killed” chances of a free-trade deal with the United States. Trump, who is making his first presidential visit to … Continue reading LONDON | Trump says May’s Brexit plan would kill UK-US trade deal,

BRUSSELS  | Trump attending dinner at birthplace of Winston Churchill

BRUSSELS  — President Donald Trump is all in for Winston Churchill during his first visit to the United Kingdom as president, paying his respects to an icon of American conservatives who coined the phrase the “special relationship.” Trump was joining British Prime Minister Theresa May for a black-tie dinner Thursday at Blenheim Palace, Churchill’s birthplace … Continue reading BRUSSELS  | Trump attending dinner at birthplace of Winston Churchill

PROVIDENCE, R.I | Filmmaker to open WWII education center in Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE, R.I.  — A filmmaker who shares the stories of World War II veterans is opening an education center in Rhode Island so students can learn about the war and meet the men who fought in it. Tim Gray, founder of the nonprofit World War II Foundation, has made 21 documentaries and amassed a large … Continue reading PROVIDENCE, R.I | Filmmaker to open WWII education center in Rhode Island

TIRANA, Albania | Archaeologists urge Albania to protect underwater heritage

TIRANA, Albania — Researchers are urging Albanian authorities to build a museum to display hundreds of Roman and Greek artifacts and ancient shipwrecks that are sitting under the country’s barely explored coastline. Archaeologists at the Albanian Underwater Archaeology conference warned Tuesday that the wealth of underwater artifacts in the country’s southwestern seabed, near its border … Continue reading TIRANA, Albania | Archaeologists urge Albania to protect underwater heritage

MCALLEN, Texas | Politicians visit border amid outrage on family separation

MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — Politicians and advocates flocked to the Mexican border to visit U.S. immigration detention centers and turn up the pressure on the Trump administration amid a growing uproar Monday over its policy of separating immigrant children from their parents. A group of congressional lawmakers on Sunday visited an old warehouse in South … Continue reading MCALLEN, Texas | Politicians visit border amid outrage on family separation