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U.S. troops wade through the water under German fire at Omaha Beach during the Normandy landings on June 8, 1944.

June 6, 1944, marked the first day of the the Normandy landings during WWII. While this day will forever be marked in history, there are a few facts that go unnoticed. Read more»

U.S. troops wade through the water under German fire at Omaha Beach during the Normandy landings on June 8, 1944.

June 6, 1944, marked the first day of the the Normandy landings during WWII. While this day will forever be marked in history, there are a few facts that go unnoticed. Read more»

U.S. troops wade through the water under German fire at Omaha Beach during the Normandy landings on June 8, 1944.

June 6, 1944, marked the first day of the the Normandy landings during WWII. While this day will forever be marked in history, there are a few facts that go unnoticed. Read more»

U.S. troops wade through the water under German fire at Omaha Beach during the Normandy landings on June 8, 1944.

June 6, 1944, marked the first day of the the Normandy landings during WWII. While this day will forever be marked in history, there are a few facts that go unnoticed. Read more» 1

The world is embracing a more liberal approach to cannabis, and nearly three-quarters of Americans support giving patients access to the drug. But is medical marijuana the wonder-drug it's cracked up to be? (with video) Read more» 1

132 inmates escaped from a prison in Northern Mexico through an underground tunnel Monday, officials said. Read more»

President Obama out-raised Mitt Romney in August by $2.4 million.

President Obama edges out Mitt Romney by $2.4 million in fundraising in the month of August. Read more»

On Thursday, the Justice Department sued two polygamous towns, Hildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Ariz., along the Utah-Arizona border, claiming they discriminated against non-sect members Read more»

U.S. troops wade through the water under German fire at Omaha Beach during the Normandy landings on June 8, 1944.

June 6, 1944, marked the first day of the the Normandy landings during WWII. While this day will forever be marked in history, there are a few facts that go unnoticed. Read more» 1

Women places flowers at a grave at the Memphis National Cemetery on Friday in Memphis, Tenn.

There will be barbecue and maybe, you'll spend a few moments to reflect on what Memorial Day is really about: remembering those who gave their lives in service. But the national holiday, celebrated since 1868, is more than just a long weekend to kick off the summer. Read more»

Oxidized copper can be seen on the bow of the ship.

A 200-year-old shipwreck has been found off the Gulf Coast. The ship is filled with glass bottles, ceramic plates and boxes of muskets. Read more»

A Mayan calendar at the Field Museum, Chicago.

Earth has a new reason to celebrate. It's looking like we will make it past Dec. 21, 2012. Researchers have unearthed the oldest-known version of the ancient Maya calendar in the Guatemalan rainforest. Read more»