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New Pearl Harbor exhibit opening at National WWII Museum

Nov. 21, 2021 10:16 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A new exhibit at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans considers how the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor was and is remembered. The exhibit is part of the museum’s commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the attack, which took place on...

Voting rights pioneers honored at Alabama state archives

Nov. 08, 2021 15:48 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Two pioneers for voting rights have become the first women represented in the Statuary Hall of notable Alabamians at the Alabama Department of Archives and History. The bronze bust likenesses of Amelia Boynton Robinson, a civil rights pioneer,...

Ex-Wisconsin teacher gets 12 years for secret videotapes

Oct. 22, 2021 15:37 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A former Wisconsin high school teacher accused of secretly videotaping undressed students during field trips was sentenced Friday to 12 years in prison after reaching a plea deal with federal prosecutors. David Kruchten, 39, of Cottage Grove,...

Van Life 2.0: Dutch students' road trip in solar mobile home

Sep. 24, 2021 15:48 PM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A group of Dutch students has reimagined van life and is hitting the road to Portugal. Just don't call their groundbreaking new solar-powered vehicle a campervan. “We call it a self-sustaining house on wheels," said Lotte van Dasler, part...