US TV network CBS has apologised after its Emmy-winning reality series The Amazing Race angered veterans with an episode featuring Vietnamese communist propaganda.
Thousands packed into London’s Olympic Park stadium for a lavish closing ceremony of music, art, and fire. Britain’s spectacular summer of sport ended on Sunday with the Paralympic Games closing ceremony led by British band Coldplay as the Olympic Stadium once again hosted a memorable party for athletes and fans alike. Paralympians rose […]
One of the most notable outcomes of the dramatic news that Osama bin Laden has been killed is the feeling of unity across the American political and social spectrums. The event has triggered a shared sense of achievement, pride and common purpose.
In 1867, former Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest became the first Grand Wizard of a newly formed organization called the Ku Klux Klan. Forrest had been a slave trader before the Civil War; he was also the commanding officer during a battle known as the “Fort Pillow massacre” in Tennessee at which some 300 black Union troops were killed in 1864.
You don’t need to tell John Boehner about the lethal damage a government shutdown can do to his party; he’s seen it firsthand. In November 1995, Boehner was a young lieutenant to the mercurial Republican House Speaker Newt Gingrich, who was trying to jam huge GOP budget cuts down the throat of the Clinton White House
Doctors have learned to make no rash claims about treatments for multiple sclerosis. This baffling disease of unknown origin afflicts an estimated 250,000 in the U.S
Driving along a pockmarked road amid rocks and Joshua trees in a lonely southern California desert, religious controversy might be the last thing you’d expect to encounter. And if you don’t look too closely, you’re likely to zip right past the focus of a hotly contested Supreme Court battle.
An American Airlines flight out of Florida made an emergency landing Thursday night after a written bomb threat was found in a bathroom, officials said. Scam artists are calling veterans and posing as VA workers who need credit card information to update prescription information, as part of a scheme that fraudsters have recycled over the years.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano apologized Thursday after some veterans groups were offended by a department report about right-wing extremism. The report said extremist groups may try to attract veterans returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
Fifteen years after his death, and after his family fought a very long bureaucratic battle with the government, Enrique Valdez’s name was added to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Valdez was a Marine gunnery sergeant wounded by shrapnel in August 1969, combat that left him a quadriplegic