By LISA RATHKE, Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) 09/06 — A teen who tipped law enforcement last year to a possible school shooting plot at a Vermont high school was honored by state police with a lifesaving award Friday.
LONDON (AP) 07/15 — Codebreaker and computing pioneer Alan Turing has been chosen as the face of Britain’s new 50 pound note, the Bank of England announced Monday.Read more »
By RAF CASERT and JOHN LEICESTER,, Associated Press OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) 05/06 — With the silence of remembrance and respect, nations honored the memory of the fallen and the singular bravery of all Allied troops who sloshed through bloodied water to the landing beaches of Normandy,
WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (AP) 05/24 — A University of North Carolina-Charlotte student who was killed when he tackled a gunman who opened fire inside a classroom has been posthumously awarded military honors.Read more »
HAMPTON BAYS, N.Y. (AP) 02/20 A New York City police detective killed by friendly fire last week has received a posthumous promotion.
Police Commissioner James O’Neill announced Wednesday at the funeral of Brian Simonsen that he has been promoted to the rank of detective first grade.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 01/31 — Three California men have been granted French citizenship for their role in thwarting a terror attack on a French train in 2015.Read more »
By SYLVIE CORBET, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 03/26 — A national memorial event for a police officer who lost his life after swapping himself with a hostage being held by an Islamic extremist will take place Wednesday in Paris,
By DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 02/20 — A dozen public safety officers received the nation’s highest honor for bravery from President Donald Trump on Tuesday,