RIPON - The French government is expected to bestow the "Knight of the Order of the Legion of Honor" later this year upon five Ripon residents who took part in the Liberation of France in World War II.
One commuter hits an app on his iPhone waiting on the platform for the train. Onboard, another commuter catches up on paperwork. One reads a book while another carries on a video conversation with friends via her iPad as the sun rises.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (AP) - A window of time just opened in Yosemite National Park when nature photographers wait, as if for an eclipse, until the moment when the sun and earth align to create a fleeting phenomenon.