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US citizen pleads not guilty to terrorist-supporting charge

Nov. 8, 2018 5:49 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man accused of trying to fly overseas to train with an Islamic State-affiliated group has pleaded not guilty to a federal charge of attempting to provide material support and resources to a foreign terrorist organization. Court records show Naser Almadaoji (NAH'-ser...

Neil Armstrong memorabilia fetches $7.5 million at auction

Nov. 4, 2018 11:49 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Memorabilia that belonged to the first man to set foot on the moon, Neil Armstrong, has fetched more than $7.4 million at auction. Dallas-based Heritage Auctions says the item that sold for the highest price, $468,500, at Saturday's auction was Armstrong's spacecraft ID plate from Apollo 11's...

Memorabilia from astronauts Armstrong, Glenn up for auction

Nov. 1, 2018 12:05 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As the sons of a legendary astronaut, Matt Carpenter says he and his little brother "were blessed to grow up around some pretty interesting stuff." That included the extraordinary headgear the boys would wear during youthful afternoons spent pretending to be fighter pilots. "When we...

Today in History

Oct. 29, 2018 12:06 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Oct. 29, the 302nd day of 2018. There are 63 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 29, 1929, "Black Tuesday" descended upon the New York Stock Exchange. Prices collapsed amid panic selling and thousands of investors were wiped out as America's "Great...

Veterans' lives, experiences celebrated at new Ohio museum

Oct. 27, 2018 6:18 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Step lightly between two facing mirrors at a first-of-its-kind museum honoring and celebrating the experiences of military veterans, and it takes your breath away. Behind and in front of you, as far as the eye can see, are folded flags. You are standing midstream among the tidy...

Opening nears for US museum honoring veterans' experiences

Oct. 26, 2018 2:13 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Final preparations are underway in Ohio for the grand opening of a first-of-its-kind museum honoring military veterans. Its creators say the National Veterans Memorial and Museum opening on Columbus' riverfront Saturday is neither a war memorial nor a military museum. With its...