Speaker Marilyn Walsh of Bethlehem recounted that her late father, Philip Walsh, was a gunner’s mate aboard the U.S.S. Vestal, a repair ship that was berthed next to the battleship Arizona when the attack began.

BERLIN — Over the past 600 years, Europe’s Black Sea has been one of the maritime areas hit hardest by war and nationalism. Bordering Turkey, Russia and Ukraine, among other nations, the inland body of water’s trade routes were dominated by the Ottoman Turks after they occupied Constantinopl…

RYE — Get a closer look at undersea exploration and engineering at a new exhibit called “Working Underwater” at the Seacoast Science Center, 570 Ocean Blvd.

CHICAGO — A prison, a castle and a cafe are tied to one of the country’s most endangered historic places — U.S. Route 66, which begins in Chicago — according to a report out Tuesday from the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

COLEBROOK — With a North Country native at its core, a book to be released this fall will argue that then-President Lyndon Johnson ordered the Israeli Defense Forces to attack and sink, with no survivors, the USS Liberty on June 8, 1967 in an effort to promote regime change in Egypt.


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