James Wilkinson rose to the rank of brigadier general during the Revolutionary War, and after a break from military service was commissioned a major general in the War of 1812.
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Florida Gov. Charlie Crist speaks to students and teachers April 23 during a visit to the McFatter Technical Center in Davie, Fla. Crist is expected to announce Thursday whether he'll abandon his bid for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate and instead run as an independent.
U.S. Airways and United Airlines planes stand parked at their gates at Ronald Reagan National Airport near Washington, D.C. New federal rules prohibit airlines from keeping passengers on planes for longer than three hours after leaving the gate.
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Helen Connors (right), who is part of a Traveller family, says she started school when she was 4 years old. But the community didn't take Traveller girls very seriously — and she says she was called a "knacker" and a "pikey."