The commander of Colombia's biggest rebel movement says its fighters will permanently cease hostilities with the government beginning with the first minute of Monday, as a result of their peace accord for ending five decades of war.
Despite what the calendar may say, summer came to an unofficial end Monday morning for thousands of kids enrolled in the military’s schools in Europe and the Pacific. For many, it was the first day back to school in more than 10 weeks.
For John Friend, the ghosts of what might have been are still seared into his memory. A former assistant crew chief at Grand Forks Air Force Base, he served during the Cuban missile crisis in October 1962.