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Daily Archives: May 5, 2011

National Day of Prayer, Obama, Ground Zero

National Day of Prayer, Obama, Ground Zero (photos, video) May 5th, 2011 12:21 pm PT By Sheila OConnor SF Top News Examiner On National Day of Prayer, Obama visits Ground Zero, thanks firefighters Obama visits Ground Zero, thanks firefighters Credit: Getty Images San Francisco residents are learning that President Barack Obama has visited Ground Zero and the […]

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Top 10 Evil Lairs

For years, the accepted wisdom was that Osama bin Laden was holed up in a cave along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. It turns out he was living in a rather large, heavily armed house in an affluent town outside Islamabad. With his Abbottabad house being carefully examined, TIME takes a look at the horrible hideouts of […]

Last World War I Combat Vet Dies at 110

By AP / KRISTEN GELINEAU SYDNEY) — Claude Stanley Choules, the last known combat veteran of World War I, died in a Western Australia nursing home Thursday at age 110. And though his accomplishments were many — including a a 41-year military career that spanned two world wars — the man known as “Chuckles” to […]

How Do Astronauts Go to the Bathroom in Space?

It is a common question people have about astronauts. There must be complications at zero gravity when it involves this highly personal activity that everyone, even those in the highest ranks of power, must do, the act of visiting the John, as we have nicknamed the necessary room, named after inventor of the flushable toilet […]

More than Margaritas: A History of Cinco De Mayo

By: JENNY WILSON (2 hours ago) Topics: BATTLE OF PUEBLA, CINCO DE MAYO, CINCO DE MAYO HISTORY,FRENCH, HISTORY, HOLIDAYS, MAY 5, MEXICAN INDEPENDENCE, MEXICO,UNITED STATES, WORLD Dressed up in Mexican outfits, performers wait to perform during a Cinco de Mayo reception in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, DC, on May 5, 2010 Getty Images / Jewel Samad Contrary to what some […]