Regional chapters of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War gathered Saturday at the battlefield to honor the 20 Medal of Honor recipients and pay their respects to the more than 3,650 soldiers of both sides who died at Antietam.
“Women are still beaten, murdered, locked up at homes and sexually abused here, and no one can stop these violations."
Anti- and pro-American protesters squared off in Prague's Wenceslas Square on Saturday, a day before a large convoy of American troops was scheduled to pass through the Czech Republic on its way to Germany.
As the United States opens another front of battle in Iraq, it finds itself on the same side as an array of armed groups that not only consider the United States an old enemy but also accuse it of actively supporting Islamic State militants they are fighting on the battlefield.
A long, bloody history of conflict, double-crosses and American blood lies behind the U.S. military’s refusal to cooperate with Iraq’s Shiite militias — even if both sides now face a common enemy in the Islamic State.
A brisk wind kept the temperature down and the kites up Saturday as the fifth annual Blossom Kite Festival attracted a big crowd to the grounds of the Washington Monument.
The protections in place makes sense if one is trying to prevent a hijacking. It becomes a problem when the pilot turns out to be the bad guy. These events stand as a chilling reminder of how difficult it is to harden our systems entirely against attack. The human factor is always a variable for which we cannot fully account.
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Tigers bounce back from season-opening loss to hand Falcons first defeat of season.