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Back in the 1950s, the publisher that would someday be Marvel Comics was known as Atlas Comics. One thing that Atlas was known for was volume, in that it had a tendency to jump on various trends and flood the market with a given genre, before canceling all those books to jump on the next trend. When the Korean War began in 1950, the trend Atlas milked was war comics.

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Seoul says the rival Koreas began removing mines and other explosives at two sites inside their heavily armed border on Monday as part of their recent tension-reduction steps. They will likely end up pulling out a very small portion of an estimated 2 million mines littered inside and near the 248-kilometer (155-mile) -long, 4-kilometer (2.5-mile) -wide Demilitarized Zone. But it would be the two countries' first joint demining work in more than a decade and comes amid international diplomacy aimed at ridding North Korea of its nuclear weapons.

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In 2000, Kim Jong Il, the late father of North Korea's current leader, smiled broadly as he shook hands with South Korea's then-president, liberal Kim Dae-jung at Pyongyang airport, and they agreed to resume family reunions and joint economic projects.

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The war hero came to power without plans to overturn the status quo in domestic policy and his 100 days unfolded without much of a mark.

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Lawrence E. Cary, 96, of Lincoln, died Jan. 2, 2017. Born Aug. 10, 1920, in Pawnee. Retired City of Lincoln Water Dept. He was a U.S. Army vet…

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Leland I. Lawrence, 88, of Nebraska City, passed away December 24, 2016, in Nebraska City. He was born October 15, 1928, in Brooks, Iowa, to W…

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