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Google lists the 127 best free Android apps in the world, and you need to try them all!

If you were gifted a new Android device last week for Christmas and you’re having trouble figuring out where to begin, today is your lucky day. In fact, even if you’re a seasoned Android veteran, today is still your lucky day because...Show More Summary

Harry Potter Actor David Ryall Died on Christmas Day

Veteran British actor David Ryall died Christmas Day at the age of 79. While he was probably best known for his role as the wizard Elphias Dog, a friend of Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, his career spanned fine decades, from the stage to the... More »

Have a Fontastic Year with the 365 Typography Calendar

Only seven calendar shopping days ’til 2015! Keeping track of time takes on a typographical twist with the 365 Typography Calendar, which sets each month in a different typeface. The calendar is the brainchild of Pentagram veteran Kit Hinrichs, who produces it through his San Francisco-based design office. Show More Summary

“I am personally fed up”: How military culture induces military suicide

Nearly 2 dozen veterans take their own lives each day. Here's how promising brain science may unlock vital answers

Jonathan Stewart gets well-deserved day off

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Carolina Panthers gave Jonathan Stewart a much-deserved veteran’s day off on Tuesday. In the past four games, Stewart has carried 78 times for 437 yards, the most of any back in the NFL during that time. The 78...Show More Summary

RIP Joe Cocker

Joe Cocker passed today at 70 years old. He wasn’t a veteran or anything, but “You Are So Beautiful” convinced a lot of girls to be bad during my days as a young soldier. He also convinced me that I should leave the bathroom window unlocked; Joe had a unique stage presence that was parodied […]

Notre Dame Veterans Making Last Stand in Music City Bowl

After nearly two months of nothing but bad news, Brian Kelly delivered some reasons for optimism on Sunday. Barring setbacks, both Sheldon Day and Cody Riggs will be in the starting lineup against LSU. The return of two key veterans on defense should help Brian VanGorder 's struggling unit. Show More Summary

?Former NYPD Officer Is Gunned Down While On-Duty In Florida

Just one day after two NYPD officers were shot in Brooklyn, another former NYPD policeman was killed in Florida. 17-year veteran Charles Kondek was on-duty for the Tarpon Springs Police Department at 3am on Sunday morning. There was a complaint that a suspect was knocking on doors at the Villa Plumosa condos, which is what he [...]

Republican Senator Kills Veteran Suicide Prevention Bill That Passed House Unanimously

The VA estimates that 22 veterans commit suicide every day. Outgoing Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn says it costs too much and stopped the bill from coming up for a vote. Coburn’s main beef with the bill was that it was redundant, and wouldn’t be offset by any cuts in spending. That may be true, but [...]

The Veterans Day Metro Apocalypse That Wasn't

It was basically a normal workday for Metro, despite the high-profile concert. [ more › ]

Why War Must be Studied

A colleague recently pointed me to LGEN H. R. McMaster’s excellent Veterans Day speech at Georgetown University last month in which he argued that the scholarly study of war is central to the prevention of war. I've excerpted some of...Show More Summary

Gay group to march in Boston’s St Patrick’s Day parade for first time in 2015

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A gay group will march in the Boston St Patrick’s Day parade for the first time next year, earning praise from the city’s mayor and ire from within the ranks of organizers. The South Boston Allied War Veterans Council, which has organized the parade for more than 20 years, voted Monday night 5-4 to...

Jets ask Josh Thomas for his playbook ... oh, wait

Josh Thomas is having a tough week. He has no playbook and, now, no job. Two days after having his playbook stolen from his car in New Jersey, the veteran cornerback was released Tuesday by the New York Jets. No, he wasn't punished for losing possession of his playbook, which is really a computer tablet. Show More Summary

Iraq War Vet, Bradley William Stone, Suspected of Killing Ex-Wife and 5 In-Laws Still on the Run

Bradley William Stone, the 35-year-old Iraq war veteran who allegedly shot his ex-wife and five members of her family to death over a reportedly longstanding child custody dispute in Pennsylvania Monday, remains on the run, a day after police discovered the ghastly murders.

Gay Veterans To March In Boston St. Patrick's Day Parade - VIDEO

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Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade will next year include representatives of gay veterans group OutVets

Gay veterans' group says to march in Boston St. Patrick's Day parade

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By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - The leader of a Boston group of gay U.S. military veterans said on Tuesday his organization had reached a deal to march in the city's St. Patrick's Day parade, which has long banned openly gay groups. Show More Summary

Gay veterans will be allowed in Boston's St. Patrick's Day parade next year

Boston's St. Patrick's Day parade organizers have announced that a group representing gay veterans will be allowed to march in the parade next year. The South Boston Allied War Veterans council voted 5-4 on Monday night to allow members...Show More Summary

Lou Reed, Joan Jett, Green Day Set for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

The class of 2015 was announced this morning and includes several rock and roll veterans.

Jason Motte to Cubs: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

On the same day the Chicago Cubs officially announced they signed Jon Lester, the team is reportedly shoring up the bullpen. According to MLB.com's Carrie Muskat, the Cubs agreed to a one-year deal with veteran reliever Jason Motte :...Show More Summary

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