Military foundation gives wounded Purple Heart veteran a free home

A couple dozen or so people gathered outside a vacant home at the end of a quiet street Thursday, waiting for the man of the hour. At 11 a.m., Army veteran Sgt. Manuel Cebreros rolled up in a minivan driven by the elder of his church and was handed the keys to his mortgage-free home.

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Bill Post, veteran and an inventor of the Pop-Tart, dies at 96

Bill Post, Army veteran who helped create the on-the-go breakfast as an inventor of Pop-Tarts, leading the Michigan baking team that developed an unpretentious, toaster-friendly pastry with a fruity filling and ineffable space-age sweetness, died Feb. 10. He was 96.

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