U.S. still making payments to relatives of Civil War veterans

Ten years after the launch of the Iraq War, a number of critics and analysts have been pointing to war’s extravagant financial cost—to say nothing of its toll on human lives. But a surprising report shows that nearly 150 years after the Civil War's conclusion, the U.S. government is still paying relatives of veterans. An [...]

No special treatment for jailed county exec in Md.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A former Maryland county executive serving a sentence for misconduct has made special requests for Cheerios, skim milk, bananas and orange juice. And jail officials say those and other requests have been denied.

Museum cancels heavy metal gig, fearing noise damage

LONDON (Reuters) - The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) has cancelled an experimental concert by extreme metal band Napalm Death, fearing the noise level could damage the 104-year-old building. Ceramic artist Keith Harrison from the V&A, the world's largest museum of decorative arts and design, collaborated with Napalm Death on a set to be played through a sculptural sound system which would disintegrate under decibel stress. ...

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Museum cancels heavy metal gig, fearing noise damage LONDON (Reuters) - The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) has cancelled an experimental concert by extreme metal band Napalm Death, fearing the noise level could damage the 104-year-old building. Ceramic artist Keith Harrison from the V&A, the world's largest museum of decorative arts and design, collaborated with Napalm Death on a set to be played through a sculptural sound system which would disintegrate under decibel stress. ...

London museum cancels heavy metal gig, fearing noise damage

LONDON (Reuters) - London's famed Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) has canceled an experimental concert by extreme metal band Napalm Death, fearing the noise level could damage the 104-year-old building.

A Student's Project Prompts A Bomb Scare, Campus Evacuation

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- A student at Salem International University in West Virginia who tried to get creative by using a fake bomb in an English class presentation is in custody after a scare that disrupted the campus and had students in tears.

Man Says NJ Officials Attempted To Raid His Home Because Of This Photo

The ruddy-cheeked, camouflage-clad boy in the photo smiles out from behind a pair of glasses, proudly holding a gun his father gave him as a present for his upcoming 11th birthday.

LOOK: San Francisco Through The Eyes Of A Cat

When a lost cat comes home, most pet owners would invest in a new collar. When Tibia the cat returned from a five week hide-out, her owners bought tracking devices and cameras.

The Result? A new book titled
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School Textbook: Rock Music 'Totally Criminal'

PRISTINA, Kosovo -- Kosovo authorities are telling teachers and students to ignore a paragraph in a high school textbook that labels rock music as criminal.

Republican Who Forced Staff To Empty Catheter Bag Not Receiving Skim Milk In Jail

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- A former Maryland county executive serving a sentence for misconduct has made special requests for Cheerios, skim milk, bananas and orange juice. And jail officials say those and other requests have been denied.

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