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Public Invited To Remember Last Doughboy

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Visitation for Buckles will be Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. at Joseph Gawler's Sons Chapel and again from noon to 9 p.m. Monday.

Buckles will then lie in repose from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel beneath the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington Cemetery. He will be buried with full military honors in a public ceremony at 4 p.m.

With his death, researchers say only two of the approximately 65 million people mobilized by the world's militaries during the first World War are known to be alive: an Australian man and a British woman, 109 and 110, respectively.

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Villainous Scheme Makes Dozens A Few Minutes Late

A 40-foot inflatable "minion" — the yellow, unintelligible sidekicks from the Despicable Me movies who recently were given their own spinoff — broke loose and blocked traffic in Dublin this week.
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The Surprising Roots of Barbecue

We speak with culinary historian Michael Twitty about the roots of familiar southern dishes in African and Native American food traditions.

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President Obama's Iran Speech

Veteran journalist Marvin Kalb joins us to discuss the parallels between JFK's nuclear disarmament speech fifty years ago and President Obama's speech on the nuclear deal with Iran.

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Sexist Reactions To An Ad Spark #ILookLikeAnEngineer Campaign

After being surprised by online responses to her appearance in a recruiting ad, engineer Isis Wenger wanted to see if anyone else felt like they didn't fit a "cookie-cutter mold."

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