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American freed by Venezuela after two years returns to U.S.

Joshua Holt said Saturday afternoon "thank you for the support, your prayers, and for never giving up and leaving us behind."

Duane Roy Dreher, veteran and father of three, was 34 when he vanished from Mason City, Iowa in 1955

World War II Merchant Marine Duane Roy Dreher, 34 at the time, went missing from Mason City, Iowa on November 7, 1955. Three days later, his car was found abandoned at a nearby creek. He was never heard from again.

Kilauea eruption slows flow of Big Island tourist dollars

A Big Island tourism official says summer bookings are down 50 percent, thanks to fears over the eruption.

Record-breaking NASA astronaut Alan Bean dead at 86

"We will remember him fondly as the great explorer who reached out to embrace the universe," NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said.

Ireland ends abortion ban as 'quiet revolution' transforms country

Ireland's Prime Minister described the result as the culmination of a "quiet revolution" in what was once one of Europe's most socially conservative countries.