Senior Cpl. Earl “Jamie” Givens, a motorcycle officer with the traffic unit, was blocking drivers from entering an interstate when police said a speeding vehicle hit Givens before crashing into a barrier.
The Past, Rediscovered
The history of amphibious craft is charted over seven decades, an unlikely success story of military ingenuity that survived a skeptical bureaucracy to fuel Allied invasions and evolved into a ubiquitous carrier for waterway tours.
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Over the course of three decades, the Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic — who died Saturday at age 57 from pancreatic cancer — forever changed the way people viewed the City of Angels.

Senior Cpl. Earl “Jamie” Givens, a motorcycle officer with the traffic unit, had one of most dangerous jobs in the funeral escort. 

Rain cuts short annual 19th-century baseball tournament in Gettysburg, Pa.

War planners needed a way to get troops and supplies ashore in World War II. The solution was the DUKW. Soldiers quickly had an informal name for it: Duck.

Survivor of the duck boat disaster says the tour operator wanted to get out on the water before the storm hit.

Dr. Brower studied the migratory insect’s life cycle and sought to preserve its winter habitat in Mexico.

Columbus, Ind., has sought out foreign trade, and now finds its economic success undercut

In a small Alabama town, an evangelical congregation reckons with God, President Trump and the meaning of morality

He was the co-discoverer of the “charm quark,” a building block of particle physics.

Michael Drejka was arguing with a woman about wrongly parking in a handicap spot. Then her boyfriend got involved.

The sultan of Morocco gifted Martin Van Buren a pair of lions, but a little-known part of the Constitution — the same that threatens to ensnare President Trump — forced him to turn them over.

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An astonishing 55 new gun-control laws in 26 states have passed since the February shooting.

The victims ranged in age from one to 70, and included nine members of one family.

Maurice Rucker says a customer responded with racist insults when he was asked to leash his dog in the store.

Marc Short was the president’s legislative affairs director until Friday.

Kristin Davis, who gained notoriety in the 2000s for running a high-end prostitution ring, called the probe ‘a witch hunt.’

Critics had complained that non-Western cultures were getting short shrift.

After the plan was struck down in federal court, federal health officials decided to reconsider it.

The company faces many lawsuits brought by women who claim the implant caused severe health problems.  

Controversy over whether OSU athletic coaches knew about Strauss's alleged conduct has ensnared Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), an influential conservative lawmaker.

Rodriguez says that "the reception of the show has been so wonderful for people who have been marginalized for such a long time, especially the African American and Latino side of the community."

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