Lynde Langdon

Lynde is a WORLD Digital's managing editor. She is a graduate of World Journalism Institute, the Missouri School of Journalism, and the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Lynde resides with her family in Wichita, Kansas. Follow Lynde on Twitter @lmlangdon.

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Hunt ends for Rocky Mountain treasure

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 6/08/20, 11:33 am

Thousands have searched the forests of Colorado, Wyoming, and Montana over the past 10 years for a trove of gold nuggets, rare coins, antique jewelry, and other ancient artifacts. Several treasure hunters have died in their attempts to find the chest that art dealer and author Forrest Fenn hid. He announced on Sunday that an anonymous treasure-seeker had finally discovered the loot.

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Troops stationed near Washington going home

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 6/04/20, 06:20 pm

First, the U.S. Army called up members of the 82nd Airborne Division to wait outside the nation’s capital to respond to riots if needed. On Wednesday, it looked like the Pentagon would send the troops back to Fort Bragg, N.C. But Defense Secretary Mark Esper reversed the decision and told them to stay put. On Thursday, Esper reversed the reversal.

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Rage engulfs U.S. cities

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 5/31/20, 12:07 am

Mayors and governors across the United States declared states of emergency, deployed National Guard troops, and set curfews Saturday, but people still took to the streets in fury over the deaths of African Americans in police custody. By Saturday night, police had arrested at least 1,400 protesters in various cities, some of them for attempted murder of police officers. Rioters and bystanders sustained injuries in the chaos.

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