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UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 12:26 p.m.

D-Day at 75: Nations honor veterans, memory of fallen

With silent remembrance and respect, nations honored the fallen and the singular bravery of all Allied troops who sloshed through bloodied water to the beaches of Normandy 75 years ago …


Trump tells D-Day veterans they’re among greatest Americans

On a bluff overlooking Omaha Beach, President Donald Trump on Thursday lauded the heroism of American and Allied service members who participated in the D-Day invasion, saying they “they came …


From Omaha to the Elbe, Bill Luke helped pave the way for the liberation of France

The bullets were still flying when Bill Luke reached the bloody sands of Omaha Beach on the afternoon of June 6, 1944. That hadn’t been part of the plan.


UPDATED: Mon., June 3, 2019, 10:51 p.m.

Chasing demons: 75 years on, D-Day haunts, drives its vets

They are back, some for the first time since war stole their innocence 75 years ago on Normandy’s D-Day beaches.


D-Day veterans look forward to Channel crossing

About 300 veterans of the Normandy invasion have left Dover, England for a six-day trip that will take them back to the landing beaches on the 75th anniversary of D-Day.


UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019, 4:30 p.m.

Kentucky Derby favorite Omaha Beach scratched

Favorite Omaha Beach has been scratched from the Kentucky Derby because of a breathing problem. It’s generally not a career-threatening problem and is usually corrected with surgery.


UPDATED: Tue., April 30, 2019, 7 p.m.

Omaha Beach is 4-1 favorite for Kentucky Derby, draws No. 12 post

Bob Baffert-trained Game Winner is the 5-1 second choice from the No. 16 post in the 20-horse field for Saturday’s first leg of the Triple Crown.


Spokane veteran recalls heartwarming, heartbreaking moments from D-Day

On a Sunday morning in the autumn of 1944, Idaho native Ben Brooks settled into his foxhole in liberated Luxembourg to write a letter while the rest of his squad …