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A fake story about the secretary of defense stole my real byline

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WASHINGTON ― It started with an unusual email Friday afternoon: “Is this article true?” The attached jpeg resembled a Defense News story complete with my byline, but instead of my work, it was a cocktail of lies and paranoia. There was the layout of one of my stories about the new defense secretary, Lloyd Austin, […]

The story behind Netflix’s WWII series ‘The Liberator’ — 500 days of combat from Sicily to Dachau

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A chilling black-and-white photograph freezes Lt. Col. Felix Sparks in time. Bodies slumped against a wall, weapons still hot, smoking. Sparks’ pistol raised overhead, his other hand, palm open, signaling to stop the spontaneous execution. His own troops were enraged as they arrived at Dachau concentration camp to find piles of dead naked bodies in […]

The story behind Netflix’s WWII series ‘The Liberator’ — 500 days of combat from Sicily to Dachau

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A chilling black-and-white photograph freezes Lt. Col. Felix Sparks in time. Bodies slumped against a wall, weapons still hot, smoking. Sparks’ pistol raised overhead, his other hand, palm open, signaling to stop the spontaneous execution. His own troops were enraged as they arrived at Dachau concentration camp to find piles of dead naked bodies in […]

The story behind Netflix’s WWII series ‘The Liberator’ — 500 days of combat from Sicily to Dachau

the-story-behind-netflix’s-wwii-series-‘the-liberator’-—-500-days-of-combat-from-sicily-to-dachau

A chilling black-and-white photograph freezes Lt. Col. Felix Sparks in time. Bodies slumped against a wall, weapons still hot, smoking. Sparks’ pistol raised overhead, his other hand, palm open, signaling to stop the spontaneous execution. His own troops were enraged as they arrived at Dachau concentration camp to find piles of dead naked bodies in […]

The story behind Netflix’s WWII series ‘The Liberator’ — 500 days of combat from Sicily to Dachau

the-story-behind-netflix’s-wwii-series-‘the-liberator’-—-500-days-of-combat-from-sicily-to-dachau

A chilling black-and-white photograph freezes Lt. Col. Felix Sparks in time. Bodies slumped against a wall, weapons still hot, smoking. Sparks’ pistol raised overhead, his other hand, palm open, signaling to stop the spontaneous execution. His own troops were enraged as they arrived at Dachau concentration camp to find piles of dead naked bodies in […]

VA success story — new veterans answering calls checking in

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When officials launched a new program late last year to reach out to newly separated service members and talk about their Veterans Affairs benefits, they weren’t sure if anyone would answer the phone. It turns out a lot of veterans wanted to talk. VA officials say they have spoken with more than 16,000 new veterans […]