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First Remains of South Korean Soldiers Returned Home from North

Posted May 25th, 2012 at 1:40 am (UTC-5)
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The remains of 12 South Korean soldiers killed in North Korea during the Korean War have been returned home, in the first such repatriation since the fighting ended nearly 60 years ago. The flag-draped boxes containing the remains arrived Friday at a military airport south of Seoul, where South Korean President Lee Myung-bak and other […]

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Remains of Astronaut,Actor Launched by SpaceX

Posted May 22nd, 2012 at 2:35 pm (UTC-5)
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While the SpaceX rocket launched Tuesday takes supplies to the International Space Station, it also released samples of the remains of some 300 people, including an astronaut and a man who played a space traveler on television and in movies. Astronaut Gordon Cooper, who died in 2004, and Star Trek actor James Doohan, who died […]

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Star Trek Actor’s Remains Launched by SpaceX

Posted May 22nd, 2012 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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The SpaceX ship launched early Tuesday contained more than just supplies for the International Space Station; it also carried samples of the remains of about 300 people, including an actor known for his role in the Star Trek movie and television series. Actor James Doohan, who died in 2007, is among those who chose to […]

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Star Trek Actor’s Remains Launched by SpaceX

Posted May 22nd, 2012 at 11:35 am (UTC-5)
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The SpaceX ship launched early Tuesday contained more than just supplies for the International Space Station; it also carried samples of the remains of about 300 people, including an actor known for his role in the Star Trek movie and television series. Actor James Doohan, who died in 2007, is among those who chose to […]

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U.S. Suspending Military Recovery Efforts in North Korea

Posted March 21st, 2012 at 3:10 pm (UTC-5)
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The United States says it is suspending efforts to recover the remains of its service members in North Korea. This follows Pyongyang’s announcement last Friday it plans to go against international agreements and launch a rocket. The U.S. project was designed to bring home remains left in North Korea after the Korean military conflict that […]

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Pentagon: 9/11 Victim Remains Sent to Landfill

Posted February 29th, 2012 at 12:20 am (UTC-5)
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A new Pentagon report reveals that partial remains from victims of the September 11, 2001, attacks were sent to a landfill after they could not be identified. The report released Tuesday says that “several portions of remains” from victims of the attack on the Pentagon and the hijacked plane that crashed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, were […]

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Pentagon: 9/11 Victim Remains Sent to Landfill

Posted February 28th, 2012 at 3:05 pm (UTC-5)
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A new Pentagon report reveals that partial remains from victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks were sent to a landfill after they could not be identified. The report released Tuesday says that “several portions of remains” from victims of the attack on the Pentagon and the hijacked plane that crashed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania were […]

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Body of Legendary Australian Outlaw Positively Identified

Posted September 1st, 2011 at 4:40 am (UTC-5)
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Australian scientists have identified the headless remains of the notorious 19th century criminal Ned Kelly, putting to rest a 130-year-old mystery surrounding his whereabouts. Analysts at the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine used a DNA sample from one of Kelly’s descendants to identify his remains from among dozens of skeletons buried in a mass grave. […]

Body of Legendary Australian Outlaw Positively Identified

Posted September 1st, 2011 at 2:35 am (UTC-5)
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Australian scientists have identified the headless remains of the notorious 19th century criminal Ned Kelly, putting to rest a 130-year-old mystery surrounding his whereabouts. Analysts at the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine used a DNA sample from one of Kelly’s descendants to identify his remains from among dozens of skeletons buried in a mass grave. […]

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