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DHS chief: Terror risk as high as on 9/11

Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said today that the risk of a U.S. terrorist attack is “as threatening today” as it was on 9/11 writes CNN’s Zachary Cohen. Kelly gave a speech at George Washington University, discussing dangers of both homegrown and foreign terrorists to the United States. He said that the FBI has current terrorism investigations […]

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USS Arizona survivor rejoins shipmates, interred aboard ship

Raymond Haerry, who survived the attack on Pearl Harbor at the age of 19 and who died last year now lies with his fallen shipmates underwater aboard the downed USS Arizona, reports Jennifer McDermott in the Associated Press. Haerry did not revisit Pearl Harbor in life, but recently told his family he’d like to be buried with the crew. When […]

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A pioneering pilot, a Broadway show and a life-changing bond

Beverley Bass, a retired American Airlines pilot, and Jenn Colella, the actress who plays her in the new musical Come from Away have formed a bond through the play, reports Michael Paulson in the New York Times. Ms. Bass has watched the show 61 times now. She was the first female captain at American Airlines, and led an all-female flight […]

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