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Report: Former Nazi SS Officer Living In Minnesota

The Associated Press says in an exclusive that 94-year-old Michael Karkoc was a top commander in SS units that massacred civilians in Ukraine and Poland.

The Parking Spots That Cost More Than Half A Million Dollars

Question: If the median price for a single-family home in Massachusetts is $313,000 and two Boston parking spaces sell for $560,000, how many other spaces does the buyer already have? Answer: Three.

U.S. Navy Approves Use Of Lowercase Letters

Since the early days of Morse code, the Navy and Marines have been using all uppercase letters in official fleet communications.

Think Your Job's Hard? Try Being A Congressional Spy Watcher

Keeping tabs on the arm of government that constantly invokes national security to justify its opaqueness can be a frustrating experience for members of Congress.

Australian General's Frank Talk On Sexual Abuse Wins Fans

Disgusted by reports that members of the Australian Army emailed videos and pictures that degrade women, the service's leader says its time to change. "If you're not up to it, find something else to do with your life," Lt. Gen. David Morrison says.

When People Make Their Own Banks

An ex-con lends money to people in need; a group of friends creates a savings club. Even without banks, people often figure out how to get the money they need, when they need it.

Nudging Detroit: Program Doubles Food Stamp Bucks In Grocery Stores

Incentive programs that double the value of food stamp dollars spent at farmers markets have been hailed as one of the most effective ways to encourage healthful eating and support local farmers. The flaw: Most people don't shop at farmers markets. So a new program will soon pilot the concept at three grocery stores in Detroit.

Why Partisans Can't Kick The Hypocrisy Habit

On issues such as foreign policy, the economy and NSA snooping, people tend to back policies based on where their party stands, rather than holding fast to deep-seated beliefs. When party control switches, so do their positions.