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2 years 3 months ago

Rabbi buys books with ties to Holocaust survivors

An Ohio rabbi who recently purchased two religious books dating to shortly after the Holocaust has drawn attention from historians and archivists for the books' limited run by the U.S. Army to help Holocaust survivors in displacement camps around Europe. Rabbi Areyah Kaltmann of Columbus bought the tractates, or passages...

3 years 10 months ago

23 survive airline crash in Venezuela

A commercial plane carrying at least 47 people crashed shortly after takeoff Monday in eastern Venezuela, and an official said at least 23 people survived. The ATR-42 turboprop from the government-run airline Conviasa crashed near Puerto Ordaz and about 6 miles after take-off from Ciudad Guayana, Transportation Minister Francisco...

4 years 3 months ago

Oil rig explosion survivors back on land

Buses carrying survivors of a thunderous blast aboard an oil platform Tuesday off the Louisiana coast were taken to a suburban New Orleans hotel where their families waited to greet them. The boat carrying the roughly 100 workers arrived early this morning. Dana Eugene says her brother, Kevin Eugene,...

4 years 3 months ago

Pregnancy safe for breast cancer survivors

Women who survive breast cancer and have children afterwards don't appear to be at any higher risk of dying from cancer , a new study says. Doctors have long worried pregnancy might spark hormonal changes in breast cancer survivors that could spur the disease's return, and many breast cancer...

4 years 3 months ago

Pregnancy safe for breast cancer survivors

Women who survive breast cancer and have children afterwards don't appear to be at any higher risk of dying from cancer, a new study says. Doctors have long worried pregnancy might spark hormonal changes in breast cancer survivors that could spur the disease's return, and many breast cancer patients...

4 years 5 months ago

Haiti gov't says rescue phase over

The United Nations says Haiti's government has declared the search and rescue phase for survivors of the earthquake over. The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs says 132 people were pulled from the rubble alive by international search and rescue teams. Spokeswoman Elisabeth Byrs said Saturday that humanitarian relief...

4 years 9 months ago

Confronting domestic violence

Dozens of red painted plywood cutouts stood silently in the frosty air outside the Pioneers Museum in downtown Colorado Springs Friday morning. The faceless wooden figures symbolize victims of domestic violence from the Colorado Springs area who've died in recent years at the hand of their abusers. Earlier in...

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