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Houston Police Officer Drowned in Harvey Floodwaters

A Houston Police Department (HPD) officer lost his life when driving a patrol car on Sunday morning. The vehicle became submerged in the flood waters at Interstate-45 and the Hardy Toll Road.

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 25: Gary Sinise (L) talks with a WWII veteran backstage at the 25th National Memorial Day Concert at the U.S. Capitol, West Lawn on May 25, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)

Gary Sinise: ‘We Can Never Do Enough for Our Veterans’

Actor Gary Sinise appeared on ABC’s This Week on Sunday to discuss the impact of one of his most famous roles on his work as the founder of the Gary Sinise Foundation, which has been helping military service members and their families since 2011.

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Israel Trains French Trauma Experts In Wake Of Terror Attacks

TEL AVIV – In the face of the Islamic State terror that seized Paris in 2015, Israeli trauma experts have been using their own experience with terror in Israel to train French first responders. The program, which began following the

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Texas Governor Honors 28 First Responders with Star of Texas Awards

Twenty-eight Texans were honored on the House floor of the Texas Capitol today as Governor Greg Abbott presented the Star of Texas Awards. The awards are presented to police officers, firefighters, and emergency medical personnel who have shown extraordinary courage and have been killed or seriously injured while serving in the line of duty. September 11th is Texas First Responder’s Day.

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Jews Keep Sacramento First Responders Fed on Christmas

A Jewish congregation in California has made it a holiday tradition to bring Christmas to first responders who are working to serve and protect their community, and who cannot celebrate the holiday with their loved ones. For seven years, Temple Beth