After months, the Statue of Liberty has reopened for visitors.
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US man marks 4 years in Cuban prison, writes Obama
An American man who is marking four years in prison in Cuba has written a letter to President Barack Obama asking the president to get personally involved in securing his release.
Pearl Harbor survivor thrives meeting visitors
Herb Weatherwax cruises the open-air grounds of the visitors center at Pearl Harbor on a motorized scooter dubbed “Herb’s Hot Rod.” When a woman notices his blue and white cap embroidered with the words “Pearl Harbor Survivor,” he coaxes her over.
Review: Xbox One nearly a set-top box replacement
The Xbox One won’t quite replace your TV set-top box, but it comes awfully close.
Springsteen ’Born to Run’ manuscript at NY auction
Tramps like us, baby we were born to bid.
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Newtown 911 dispatcher urged callers to take cover (Updated 2:30 p.m.)
Recordings released Wednesday of 911 calls from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting show town dispatchers urged panicked callers to take cover, mobilized help and asked about the welfare of the children as the boom of gunfire could be heard at times in the background.
House votes to renew all-plastic gun ban
With the advent of 3-D printers capable of producing plastic weapons, the House voted Tuesday to renew a 25-year-old prohibition against firearms that can evade metal detectors and X-ray machines.
Lawyer: NY engineer had ’daze’ before train wreck
An engineer whose speeding commuter train ran off the rails along a curve, killing four people, experienced a hypnosis-like “daze” and nodded at the controls just before the wreck, and by the time he caught himself it was too late, people representing him said Tuesday.
Newtown to release 911 calls from school shooting
Recordings of 911 calls from the Newtown school shooting are being released, days after a state prosecutor dropped his fight to continue withholding them despite an order to provide them to The Associated Press.
Walker autopsy complete; results to come Wednesday
Autopsies have been completed on the two bodies recovered from the fiery crash that killed “Fast & Furious” actor Paul Walker, but the results won’t be released until Wednesday, authorities said.
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