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She thought her grandfather was a Lithuanian hero. Research leads her to ask, was he a patriot or a Nazi?

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To this day, Silvia Foti is not sure if she was supposed to expose or exonerate her grandfather Jonas Noreika. In Lithuania, he is remembered as General Storm, his nom de guerre when he led an underground resistance to the Soviet army's invasion of his homeland during World War II. There are statues...
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Police arrest Hawaiian protesters trying to block construction of telescope

Police arrest Hawaiian protesters trying to block construction of telescope

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