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Medal Of Honor Winner Recalls Heroic Rescue Attempt

AP | CARRIE ANTLFINGER | Posted 07.25.2012 | Black Voices

OSHKOSH, Wis. -- The Navy's first African-American aviator to fly in combat was calm when he crashed his plane in North Korea in 1950 and didn't compl...

Obama Bestows Science, Technology Medals

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON — From super glue to microchips to digital cameras, President Barack Obama on Wednesday celebrated the brains behind these inventions...

Joe Jackson, 87-Year-Old War Hero, Helps Feed Hungry In His Community

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In 1969, Joe Jackson was presented the National Medal of Honor, the highest military honor, for flying into enemy fire to rescue three stranded soldie...