September 02, 2015

National News

Neurologist, 'Awakenings' author Oliver Sacks dies

NEW YORK -- There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. And most famously, the man who mistook his wife for a hat.

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White House renames Mount McKinley as Denali on eve of trip

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration will change the name of North America's tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali, the White House said Sunday, a major symbolic gesture to Alaska Natives on the eve of President Barack Obama's historic visit to Alaska.

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