Mar 24, 2015

U.S. broadband trade group sues FCC over net neutrality rules

A U.S. trade group representing broadband providers on Monday appealed in court the Federal Communications Commission’s recently approved net neutrality rules, marking the first of several anticipated legal challenges. U.S. Telecom has filed the lawsuit against the FCC in the U.S. Court of Appeals ...

Mar 22, 2015

Japanese, American musicians jazz up Washington cherry blossom festival

Japanese and American musicians including New York-based jazz pianist Manami Morita were among those who entertained visitors to Washington’s annual cherry blossom festival on Saturday. Also appearing at a sold-out event at the Warner Theatre were Japanese pop singer Misato Watanabe and the AUN ...

Prince Charles, Camilla wow onlookers while touring Washington

Mar 19, 2015

Prince Charles, Camilla wow onlookers while touring Washington

Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, toured monuments and wowed Washington tourists on Wednesday on the first full day of their four-day U.S. goodwill tour. The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall were swarmed by delighted tourists and school groups when ...

Prince Charles, Camilla in U.S. capital; will meet with Obama

Mar 18, 2015

Prince Charles, Camilla in U.S. capital; will meet with Obama

Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, arrived in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday for a three-day visit, during which they plan to visit cultural and educational sites before heading to Kentucky. The royal couple landed at Andrews Air Force Base, where they shook hands ...

Netanyahu adds to history of dramatic speeches to Congress

Mar 3, 2015

Netanyahu adds to history of dramatic speeches to Congress

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s planned speech Tuesday has already roiled Washington. That’s because a foreign leader denouncing U.S. policy from within in the House of Representatives chamber, the grand hall of American democracy, upends nearly two centuries of tradition. In a preview of ...

Feb 4, 2015

Wine-tasting U.S. couple 'left toddlers in freezing car'

A couple allegedly left their two toddlers marooned in a car and strapped into their seats in near-freezing temperatures while attending a wine-tasting event in an upmarket Washington restaurant, U.S. police said. Jennie Chang, 46 — who works for the U.S. Food and Drug ...