Thu May 23, 2013
The Two-Way

'We Will Never Give In To Terror,' Britain's Cameron Vows

Originally published on Thu May 23, 2013 11:38 am

The victim: Drummer Lee Rigby.
U.K. Ministry of Defense

(Most recent update: 1:30 p.m. ET.)

One day after a British soldier was hacked to death on a busy southeast London street by two men who were heard claiming that they wanted to avenge the deaths of Muslims killed during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Prime Minister David Cameron declared Thursday that "we will never give in to terror or terrorism in any of its forms."

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Wed May 22, 2013
The Two-Way

London Attack Deemed Likely Terrorist Incident

Originally published on Wed May 22, 2013 5:20 pm

Police and forensic officers near the scene of Wednesday's brutal attack.
Alastair Grant Associated Press

A man has been killed in what reports described as a machete attack in London, and police have shot two suspects in what British Prime Minister David Cameron says is likely a terrorist incident.

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Sun April 21, 2013

Rare Churchill Poem Fails To Sell At Auction

Originally published on Sun April 21, 2013 4:23 pm

A portrait of Winston Churchill in 1900, around the time he wrote "Our Modern Watchwords."
J.E. Purdy Library of Congress

Around the turn of the 19th century, before he became Britain's revered prime minister, a young Winston Churchill found himself in South Africa. He was serving in the Army and as a war correspondent covering the Boer War.

One day, he put a blue pencil to army-issued notepaper and conveyed his thoughts about the conflict in a 40-line poem. More than a century later, "Our Modern Watchwords" was discovered by a retired manuscript dealer.

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Sun April 21, 2013
The Two-Way

London Marathon Marked By High Security, Memories Of Boston

Originally published on Sun April 21, 2013 1:24 pm

London Marathon runners stand in a silent, pre-race tribute Sunday to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. The police presence was increased for the London event.
Peter Macdiarmid Getty Images

The London Marathon observed 30 seconds of silence before the race got underway Sunday, in a show of solidarity with the victims of Monday's attack at the Boston Marathon. Many runners and spectators wore black ribbons to honor the three people killed and the more than 170 injured in two bombings.

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Sun April 21, 2013
Around the Nation

Runners Honor Victims Of Marathon Bombing

Originally published on Sun April 21, 2013 2:56 pm



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