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Vets Who Lost Their Lives In Tragic Texas Train Crash Were Heroes Even In The Face Of Death

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.20.2012 | Impact

Two veterans who lost their lives in a tragic train accident in Texas have been hailed as heroes after they pushed their wives to safety just moments ...

Train Crashes Into Wounded Veterans Parade

AP | TERRY WALLACE | Posted 01.15.2013 | Crime

DALLAS — A freight train slammed into a parade float carrying wounded veterans on Thursday, killing four people and injuring 17 others as the fl...

Man With Explosives Detained At Texas Airport

AP | Posted 03.01.2012 | Crime

MIDLAND, Texas — A man was detained Saturday after trying to go through a security checkpoint at a Texas airport with explosives in military-gra...

Today in History - Oct. 14

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

— Today is Wednesday, Oct. 14, the 287th day of 2009. There are 78 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:

On Oct. 14, 1939, during World War II, a German U-boat torpedoed and sank the HMS Royal Oak, a British battleship anchored at Scapa Flow in Scotland's Orkney Islands; 833 of the more than 1,200 men aboard were killed.

On this date:

In 1066, Normans under William the Conqueror defeated the English at the Battle of Hastings.