Merkel stays seated during anthem again after shaking spells

World / Politics Jul 16, 2019

Merkel stays seated during anthem again after shaking spells

German Chancellor Angela Merkel remained seated for national anthems at an official ceremony Tuesday for the second time in a week, after a series of shaking spells sparked concern about her health. Merkel took a seat next to visiting Moldovan Prime Minister Maia Sandu during ...

U.S. bomb from WWII defused in Germany after mass evacuation

World Jul 8, 2019

U.S. bomb from WWII defused in Germany after mass evacuation

A 500-kg (1,100-pound) World War II bomb was defused near the Frankfurt headquarters of the European Central Bank hours after thousands of people were evacuated from the surrounding district Sunday. City officials called on about 16,500 people to leave their homes in the Ostend area ...

World Jul 4, 2019

Push on to posthumously give black soldier D-Day Medal of Honor

A new push is underway to posthumously award an African-American soldier the Medal of Honor for his bravery on D-Day. Cpl. Waverly B. Woodson Jr. was an army medic assigned to the 320th Barrage Balloon Battalion. The battalion's job was to set up explosive-rigged balloons ...