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By Geoff Bennett, Dan Sagalyn
Nearly 60 years after he was recommended for the nation’s highest military award, retired Col. Paris Davis, one of the first Black officers to lead a Special Forces team in combat, received the Medal of Honor on Friday for his…
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
In our news wrap Thursday, a federal grand jury indicted a white suspect on hate crimes in the Buffalo supermarket massacre of 10 Black victims, producer prices in June were 11.3 percent higher than a year ago, a rocket attack…
President Joe Biden on Tuesday bestowed the nation's highest military honor to four Army soldiers for heroism that he said rose above and beyond the call of duty during the Vietnam War.
In our news wrap Wednesday, the death toll rose to 53 in San Antonio, Texas, after migrants were found in an abandoned truck, the Supreme Court allows an Army veteran to sue Texas over claim that burn pits in Iraq…
President Biden awarded the Medal of Honor Thursday at the White House to three soldiers who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan. Two of the men died protecting their comrades, and were represented by family. Now, through interviews with those family…
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
The Senate has voted to award Medals of Honor to the Capitol Police and the Metropolitan Police Department for protecting Congress during the Jan. 6 insurrection. The bill passed by voice vote with no objections.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Friday, the attorney general of Minnesota will take over prosecuting the former police officer who killed Daunte Wright. The British government is reviewing oversight of the BBC after a scathing report on a 1995 interview with…
By Josh Boak, Associated Press
It took a policy change for retired Col. Ralph Puckett Jr. to receive the military's highest honor. The 2020 defense policy bill removed a requirement that such awards be given within five years of a valorous act.
By Aamer Madhani, Jill Colvin, Associated Press
Trump picked the 19th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks to honor Sgt. Maj. Thomas “Patrick” Payne, who negotiated a barrage of enemy gunfire and repeatedly entered a burning building in a harrowing effort that saved nearly 70 hostages.
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