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 ...

During symbolic visit, Abe lays wreath at U.S. World War II memorial

Apr 30, 2015

During symbolic visit, Abe lays wreath at U.S. World War II memorial

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Washington’s World War II memorial Wednesday, hoping to appease criticism of his stance on his country’s brutal past ahead of the landmark speech he made before a joint session of Congress. Abe toured the monument on Washington’s National Mall, ...

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 ...