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Read chief of staff John Kelly's full remarks at the White House press briefing
Below are White House chief of staff John Kelly's full remarks at Oct. 19's White House press briefing. Well, thanks a lot. And it is a more serious note. So I just wanted to perhaps make more of a statement than an -- give more an explanation than a -- what amounts to be a traditional press
Elderly couples in wildfires' path died in each other's arms
The majority of those who died in the Northern California wildfires were senior citizens, most in their 70s or older _ including several couples who died together
Convicted war criminal to teach at Serbia's military academy
Serbia's defense minister says a former general convicted for war crimes and other Serb commanders who took part in a bloody crackdown against Kosovo's Albanians in the 1990s will be invited to teach at the Balkan country's military academy
Hungarian who helped Jews flee Holocaust honored in Budapest
A memorial plaque has been unveiled for a Hungarian printer who made thousands of unauthorized Swedish safety passes for Jews during the Holocaust
Audit: Utah needs $39M to improve venues for new Olympic bid
A new Utah state audit says a foundation that runs 2002 Winter Olympics venues in the Salt Lake City area needs $39 million over the next decade for infrastructure improvements that would put the city in position to make a bid for a future Olympics
Company pulls Anne Frank Halloween costume from website amid backlash
A costume company has removed an outfit depicting German-born diarist Anne Frank, a Jewish victim of the Holocaust, from its website after public outrage. Ross Walker Smith, a publicist for Fun.com, the parent company of HalloweenCostumes.com, issued a public statement on Twitter this week after
McCain slams 'half-baked, spurious nationalism' sweeping US in passionate speech
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., slammed "half-baked, spurious nationalism" in an impassioned speech while accepting the Liberty Medal in Philadelphia this evening.
Faces of Holocaust victims projected on Prague synagogue
Prague's Jewish Museum has launched a new project to honor the victims of the Holocaust
'Death in the Air' tells story of the great London smog
Review: "Death in the Air: The True Story of a Serial Killer, The Great London Smog, and the Strangling of a City" is a stellar examination of a turbulent time in London's history.
'A tremendous heart' - woman remembers aunt lost in fires
From a woman trying to save her dogs to a couple married 75 years, the California wildfires have claimed at least 40 lives.