Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
Prime Minister Najib Razak says new analysis by satellite company Inmarsat shows that the plane took a southerly route toward an area off western Australia “far from any landing sites.”
Veteran’s Day preparations continue in Pickerington. The city will host the Vietnam Travelling Memorial Wall beginning tomorrow through the weekend. But as WOSU’s Steve Brown reports, the ceremonies have taken a more somber tone after one veteran was killed and another critically injured in an accident last night.
The World Cup is over, Spain wins. Now, the Columbus Crew works to boost its attendance, especially among Hispanic groups.
World Cup Soccer for the USA team continues this morning as it faces Slovenia. The match is drawing soccer fans around Central Ohio to Crew Stadium and other game viewing locations.
Donations are down and food is running out at Ohio food banks. Religious and anti-hunger advocates are not just looking for canned donations, but also for some charitable action from the Senate. Religious groups have always weighed in on the food stamp program, but this time they are linking farm policies to poverty, nutrition and environmentalism. Senate Democrats are trying to bring the bill back to the floor this week.
World Harvest Church plans to appeal a multi-million dollar verdict rendered by a Franklin County jury yesterday. Two parents sued the mega church and one of its former day care workers for allegedly abusing their two-year-old child last year.
As part of Ken Burn’s week long commemoration of World War II, WOSU is taking a look at local vets from the Great War. Former astronaut John Glenn shares his memories of the war.
They’re often called America’s Greatest Generation – the men and women who served during World War II. Some of the most recognized World War II veterans are those who parachuted into Normandy on June 6, 1944.
Columbus’s Green Lawn Cemetery has about 30,000 veterans buried on its grounds. Every year volunteers try as best they can to decorate all the graves of service men and women with an American flag
Hundreds of U.S. Soccer fans turned out to Columbus Crew Stadium this afternoon to cheer on the U.S. in its first match of the World Cup. While the fans gave support until the final seconds, it wasn’t enough to pull out a win against the Czech Republic, and some fans left disappointed.