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Remembering The Oklahama City Bombing Tragedy 20 Years Later
Day of Remembrance video by the Memorial Museum
20 years ago, on April 19th, 1995 one of the largest terrorist attacks took place on American soil. A truck bomb exploded at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. 168 people, including children were killed and hundreds were injured.
The blast was set off by anti-government militant Timothy McVeigh, who in 2001 was executed for his crimes. His co-conspirator Terry Nichols received life in prison.
On the anniversary of this tragic event, The Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum will honor the 168 individuals who were killed, those who survived, and those changed forever by the bombings.Read More
2015 NBA Playoff Preview; Is San Antonio Or Golden State The Team To Beat?
The NBA playoffs for the 2014-2015 begin Saturday afternoon. An eventful season featuring LeBron James’ return to Cleveland, the Golden State Warriors rise to prominence, and the unfortunate injury-induced fall of the Oklahoma City Thunder, will come to an end in six short weeks. Sixteen teams will be gunning for the same goal, the Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy.
NBA Hall Of Fame Center Kareem Abdul Jabbar Undergoes Successful Quadruple Bypass Surgery
NBA Hall of Fame center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar underwent quadruple coronary bypass surgery Thursday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, the hospital said Friday. The Lakers great was diagnosed with cardiovascular disease earlier in the week. A press release from UCLA said, “At this time, Abdul-Jabbar would like to thank his surgical team and the medical staff at UCLA, his alma mater, for the excellent care he has received. He is looking forward to getting back to his normal activities soon.” Dr. Richard Shemin, who performed the operation, said Abdul-Jabbar was expected to make a full recovery. Lakers’ owner and executive Jeanie Buss...
Movie Review: "True Story" Is A Dark And Dreary Drama
Based on Michael Finkel’s memoir of the same name, this downbeat drama aspires to be a profound examination of the slippery nature of truth, but falls short of that noble goal.
Jonah Hill plays a disgraced journalist trying to regain his integrity through unusual means in “True Story,” a film directed by English theatre director Rupert Goold and costarring James Franco and Felicity Jones (“The Theory of Everything”). Paling in comparison to films like “Capote” and “Adaptation” that covered similar ground, “True Story” suffers from a dull protagonist in a miscast Jonah Hill, a sluggish second act and an unfulfilling resolution.Read More
Mailman Who Flew Onto U.S. Capitol Lawn Heads To Court
Security in our nation's capital is under major questioning after a handful of security breaches. The latest occurred this Wednesday when a mailman from Florida flew a small aircraft through restricted airspace and landed on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol.
The 61 year-old mailman is Doug Hughes. When he flew his gyrocopter onto one of the most protected airspaces, Hughes was looking to make a statement. He called it Project Kitty Hawk.
Hughes first announced his plans on the internet and published it in his hometown publication.Read More
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