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NYC Mom Fights Off Park Attacker With Bike Pump

Mary Jane Jarman was jogging with son in stroller when man appeared

(Newser) - It's a story that could have had a very bad ending: Mary Jane Jarman was jogging on New York's Hudson River Greenway this morning when a man, wielding a piece of broken glass, appeared. She started to "run for her life," in the words of DNAinfo... More »

McDonnell Apology 'Incredibly Important Step'

Ta-Nehisi Coates isn't joining in on the criticism

(Newser) - Ta-Nehisi Coates doesn’t want to fight with conservatives over race all the time. “I want so bad to take up skiing,” he writes, “to drive across Montana and think of nothing of being the only black person for miles.” That’s why he’s giving... More »

'Wonder Woman' Wins Silver Star

Teen medic shielded wounded with her body

(Newser) - A Texas teenager has become the second woman since World War II to be awarded the Silver Star for bravery in combat. Texas medic Monica Lin Brown, 19, used her body to shield five wounded comrades from gunfire while she treated them after their convoy was caught by a roadside... More »

Medal of Honor for Sioux Warrior

Posthumous award first for Sioux

(Newser) - The first full-blooded Sioux to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor was awarded his medal 26 years after his death at a moving ceremony at the White House yesterday, reports CNN. President Bush presented the medal to family members of Army Master Sgt. Woodrow "Woody" Keeble, whose courage in... More »

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