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Oldest WWII Vet Turns 111

Talk about a happy birthday! Richard Overton the nation’s oldest living World War II veteran, turned 111 years old on Thursday. He’s lived in the same home for 72 years, My Statesman reports, and the GoFundMe was set up to help him stay there.... [Read Full Story]

Arkansas Executes 2 Inmates in One Night

Marcel Williams and Jack Jones were put to death by lethal injection Monday evening in Arkansas.  It was Arkansas’ first double execution since 1999, according to the Department of Corrections, and the first in the United States since two men were put to death by the state of Texas in 2000.... [Read Full Story]