23 homes lost in Washington state wildfire; residents told to flee

Jun 30, 2015

23 homes lost in Washington state wildfire; residents told to flee

A wildfire burning unchecked in Washington state has destroyed at least 23 homes and three commercial buildings near the eastern foothills of the Cascades, state police and emergency management officials said on Monday. The so-called Sleepy Hollow fire has scorched an estimated 3,000 acres ...

Jun 10, 2015

British lab also was sent U.S. military shipment of live anthrax

The Pentagon said Tuesday that it sent live anthrax to a lab in Britain, one of a growing number of places where the U.S. military mistakenly shipped the potentially lethal bacteria. The lab in Britain along with another facility in Massachusetts brought the total ...

Bikers converge on Washington to honor vets, ex-POWs, MIAs

May 25, 2015

Bikers converge on Washington to honor vets, ex-POWs, MIAs

One week after a gathering of biker gangs in Texas resulted in nine deaths and 170 arrests after a shootout, thousands of motorcycle riders roared into the nation’s capital Sunday to honor military veterans, prisoners of war and soldiers missing in action. Rolling Thunder, ...

Washington to gete VE Day with roaring, vintage warbird flyover

May 8, 2015

Washington to gete VE Day with roaring, vintage warbird flyover

The unmistakable roar of American warplanes that helped the Allies win World War II will thunder over Washington on Friday to mark the 70th anniversary of Nazi Germany’s defeat. From 12:10 pm (1610 GMT), for 45 minutes, 56 restored “warbirds” will fly in formation ...