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Atlas Obscura: Meet the luckiest people of 2017 — from lottery victories to organ transplants

By Natasha Frost Atlas Obscura There are hundreds of millions of people who might reasonably be said to have had an unlucky 2017. People caught in natural disasters, like floods or hurricanes, or in tragedies brought about by other people; people living under terrifying political regimes; people who feared for their lives and livelihoods. The lucky ones, therefore, were often those who somehow...

Commentary: U.S. must take action now to avoid repeating the horrors of the Korean War

By Leonard Adreon July 27th, 1953 is the day the killing stopped in the Korean War 64 years ago. On this anniversary occasion, it is timely to contemplate a solution to the North Korean dilemma confronting the United States and the world. I am a 90-year-old veteran of the Korean War. I hope that someone somewhere will pay attention to what I have to say. We saved South Korea from the North Koreans...