On the eve of the federal shutdown, a group bringing 91 veterans of World War II to Washington, D.C., was fretting about what they would do if closures meant they were unable to see the National World War II Memorial Tuesday.
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New sentencing for 'Bernie' mortician
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas mortician whose conviction for killing a rich widow and storing her body in a freezer inspired the movie "Bernie" was granted a new sentencing hearing Wednesday, after the state's highest court agreed that his life prison sentence may be overly harsh. Full Story