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U.S., U.K., Libya renew Lockerbie bombing investigation

LOCKERBIE, Scotland, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- The United States, Britain and Libya said Saturday in a joint statement they will renew an investigation into the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103.

Google doodle honors COBOL developer Grace Hopper

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 9 (UPI) -- The latest Google Doodle honored the birthday Monday of Grace Hopper, the former U. S. naval officer who helped make computer programming more user friendly.

Donations falling short for Arlington holiday wreaths

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 8 (UPI) -- There is still time to make a donation to place Christmas wreaths on the Arlington graves of U.S. service members, the leader of a volunteer group said.
Remembering the 50th anniversary of JFK's funeral

Remembering the 50th anniversary of JFK's funeral

WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- A million people lined the streets Nov. 25, 1963, and millions more were glued to TVs as the United States paid final respects to President John F. Kennedy.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Nov. 25, 2013.
By United Press International
Dealey Plaza holds moment of silence for Kennedy anniversary

Dealey Plaza holds moment of silence for Kennedy anniversary

Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Crowds gathered in Dealey Plaza in Dallas Friday, 50 years to the day after President John F. Kennedy was assassinated as his motorcade drove through the square.
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Kennedy assassination remembered in graveside ceremony

Kennedy assassination remembered in graveside ceremony

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 20 (UPI) -- President Obama paid respects to President John F. Kennedy Wednesday in a graveside ceremony, commemorating the 50th anniversary of his assassination in Dallas.
Obama schedule for Wednesday, Nov. 20

Obama schedule for Wednesday, Nov. 20

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- President Obama awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the top civilian honor, to those who made meritorious contributions, the White House said Wednesday.
Taps played to honor 50th anniversary of JFK funeral [PHOTOS]

Taps played to honor 50th anniversary of JFK funeral [PHOTOS]

Nov. 17 (UPI) -- More than 100 buglers gather at Arlington Cemetery to play taps for President John F. Kennedy.
By DANIELLE HAYNES, UPI.com
Oldest World War II vet joins Obama at Arlington National Cemetery

Oldest World War II vet joins Obama at Arlington National Cemetery

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Richard Overton, believed to be the oldest surviving U.S. veteran of World War II, joined President Obama on Veterans Day for a White House breakfast.
Obama vows to keep promise to veterans 'now, tomorrow and forever'

Obama vows to keep promise to veterans 'now, tomorrow and forever'

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- President Obama pledged to fulfill the nation's promises to its veterans Monday, Veterans Day, not just for a few years, but "now, tomorrow and forever."

Obama schedule for Monday, Nov. 11

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- President Obama hosts a breakfast to honor veterans and their families Monday in the State Dining Room, the White House said.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Nov. 11, 2013.
By United Press International
Eternal flame transferred back to permanent place on Kennedy's grave

Eternal flame transferred back to permanent place on Kennedy's grave

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 29 (UPI) -- The eternal flame on U.S. President John F. Kennedy's grave in Arlington National Cemetery was relit Tuesday with the flame transferred from a temporary holder.

Remains of Army Air Force troops killed in WWII returned for burial

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- The remains of two U.S. Army Air Force troops killed in World War II will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery next week, the U.S. Defense Department said.
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