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Emily DiPalma Aho looks over photographs and memorabilia of her father, Emilio DiPalma, a World War II veteran, at her home in Jaffrey, N.H., Wednesday, May 13, 2020. Emilio, who as a 19-year-old U.S. Army infantryman stood guard at the Nuremberg Nazi war crimes trials, died last month at the age of 93 after contracting the coronavirus at Holyoke Soldiers' Home in Massachusetts. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Lives Lost: Veteran guarded Nazis during war crimes trial

May. 28, 2020 7:38 AM EDT

Emilio DiPalma was, as he liked to say, just a kid from western Massachusetts when he found himself in a front-row seat to history as a courtroom guard in Nuremberg, Germany, during the first and most famous trial of Nazi war criminals in 1945. The 19-year-old had fought Germans on the front lines in World War...

New Mexico state police officers screen cars for compliance with an emergency lockdown order that bans nonessential visitors and limits vehicle passengers to two people as they enter Gallup, N.M., Thursday, May 7, 2020. New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham renewed the lockdown order amid concerns about the rapid transmission of COVID-19 in the area. Gallup and surrounding McKinley County are one of the worst rural hot spots for coronavirus infections in the U.S. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)

Extreme lockdown shows divide in hard-hit Navajo border town

May. 8, 2020 6:14 PM EDT

GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — Like clockwork, payday arrives and tens of thousands of people from the Navajo reservation and other rural stretches along the New Mexico-Arizona border flood into Gallup, a freewheeling desert oasis of just 22,000 that can quickly quadruple in size with all the visitors. Not now. As...