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Stories with person: Dwight Eisenhower
  • Top Republican doubts Senate will confirm ambassador to Cuba story has photos
    Updated: Jul-02-15 4:32 pm

    WASHINGTON - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that his chamber is unlikely to approve an American ambassador to Cuba, dishing out a quick rebuff to President Barack Obama and his drive to normalize relations with the U.S. neighbor and longtime Cold War foe.

  • Arizona copper mine stirs debate pitting profits vs religion 
    Updated: Jul-02-15 5:50 am

    SUPERIOR, Arizona - Outside of an aging mining town in the mountains east of Phoenix, a copper company has burrowed a shaft 1.3 miles into the high desert landscape in what is believed to be the deepest such mine in the U.S.

  • Arts panel gives final OK to Eisenhower memorial design 
    Updated: Jun-18-15 4:52 pm

    WASHINGTON - A key arts panel has given final approval to a design for a memorial to honor President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington, another step toward groundbreaking.

  • Time capsule returns to Massachusetts Statehouse cornerstone story has photos
    Updated: Jun-17-15 2:24 pm

    BOSTON - In an elaborate ceremony steeped in tradition, a time capsule dating to 1795 was returned Wednesday to the cornerstone of the Massachusetts Statehouse, with a set of 2015 U.S. mint coins and a silver plaque added to its contents for a future generation to discover.

  • Owner of landmark Iowa soda fountain dies at 95 
    Updated: Jun-15-15 3:49 pm

    WILTON, Iowa - For most of his life, George Nopoulos delighted customers at his family's soda fountain, helping turn the small-town gathering spot into an Iowa landmark visited by celebrities and politicians.

  • Hand-sewn quilt reflects history of Lecompton 
    Updated: Jun-14-15 4:35 pm

    LECOMPTON, Kansas - A large quilt that tells the story of the former Kansas territorial capital of Lecompton is hanging at a museum in the northeast Kansas town.

  • Man admits plotting suicide bomb attack at Kansas airport story has photos
    Updated: Jun-08-15 5:03 pm

    WICHITA, Kansas - A former avionics technician who authorities said wanted to cause "maximum carnage" during the holiday season admitted Monday to plotting a suicide bomb attack at a Wichita airport.