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A Look Back: 6 Historic Forts In NYC

Several forts still stand in the New York City area. Although they are no longer used to protect the city, their power to inspire slack-jawed awe remains. Among the best preserved and most interesting are the six listed below.

06/18/2013

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Interviews With Veterans: What Memorial Day Means From A Hero’s Perspective

How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.

05/21/2013

The comic and star of "The Cosby Show" served in the US Navy for 4 years. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Celebrities Who Served Their Country

We know them from their various roles, but did you know that some of your favorite stars were also in the Armed Forces?

08/23/2010