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Holocaust survivor Eva Kor dies at age 85

Jul. 4, 2019 3:15 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Holocaust survivor Eva Kor, who championed forgiveness even for those who carried out the Holocaust atrocities, died Thursday during an overseas trip for a museum she founded in Indiana, her son said. Kor was in Krakow, Poland, for an annual educational trip with the CANDLES Holocaust Museum...

Prison sentence affirmed in malnourished Indiana boy's death

Jun. 13, 2019 8:46 AM EDT

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed an eight-year prison term for a man who pleaded guilty to neglect in the death of a malnourished 9-year-old boy with cerebral palsy. The Tribune-Star reports the decision filed Wednesday notes "mitigating factors" for 59-year-old Hubert...

"American Taliban" John Walker Lindh is released from prison

May. 23, 2019 9:57 PM EDT

John Walker Lindh, the Californian who took up arms for the Taliban and was captured by U.S. forces in Afghanistan in 2001, got out of prison Thursday after more than 17 years, released under tight restrictions that reflected government fears he still harbors radical views. President Donald Trump reacted by...

The Latest: Trump says Lindh will be watched closely

May. 23, 2019 5:29 PM EDT

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on John Walker Lindh's release from prison (all times local): 5:15 p.m. President Donald Trump says the U.S. will closely monitor John Walker Lindh, the Californian who took up arms for the Taliban, after his release earlier Thursday from federal prison. Trump says Lindh...

Bureau of Prisons confirms release of 'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh, captured on Afghanistan battlefield in 2001

May. 23, 2019 9:32 AM EDT
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Bureau of Prisons confirms release of 'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh, captured on Afghanistan battlefield in 2001.

'American Taliban' fighter to be released after 17 years

May. 22, 2019 8:16 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — John Walker Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U.S. forces in the invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, is set to go free after nearly two decades in prison. But conditions imposed recently on Lindh's release, slated for...