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Not Everyone Has Well Wishes for John McCain

Professor 'annoyed,' RNC member shares post cheering his approaching death

(Newser) - After John McCain's brain tumor was revealed, well wishes poured in . Politics aside, "you have to respect the life of this man," who "fought so you would not be forced into philosophical slavery and compliance," wrote Christine Flowers in one example at the Philadelphia Daily ... More »

Trump Mocks POW McCain's Status as 'War Hero'

'I like people who weren't captured'

(Newser) - John McCain and Donald Trump have been sparring the last few days, with McCain telling the New Yorker that Trump "fired up the crazies" with his immigration comments. Today, Trump shot back in what can only be described as Trump fashion—by attacking the former prisoner of war's... More »

Man May Get US Citizenship —200 Years After Death

Bill could grant Bernardo de Galvez only the eighth such honor

(Newser) - A hero of the American Revolution who gave Galveston, Texas, its name may finally become an American. Some 200 years after he died, a bill that would give Bernardo de Gálvez y Madrid honorary citizenship will be considered by the House Judiciary Committee this week, the New York Post... More »

Smoker's Lungs Kill War Hero Transplant Patient

Young corporal complained about 'dud' lungs

(Newser) - A British war hero died of a cancerous tumor after receiving "dud" lungs from a heavy smoker in a transplant operation, his wife complained in an inquest. After Iraq vet Corp. Matthew Millington was diagnosed with an incurable lung disease, he was given lungs from a dead man who... More »

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