California team apologizes to Ocasio-Cortez for video

Baseball 05/28/19, 13:21

A minor league baseball team in California apologized to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for a Memorial Day tribute video that lumped her image with those of Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro.The Fresno Grizzlies said in a statement the scoreboard video broadcast during Monday night's doubleheader was supposed to be a ...

Update: North Korea worries linger as Trump leaves Japan

Politics 05/27/19, 19:57

The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Japan (all times local): 11 p.m. President Donald Trump appears to have offered little to reassure Japanese leaders on some of their key worries as he wraps up a four-day state visit. President Donald Trump toasts with Japanese Emperor Naruhito during a State Banquet at ...

Pence honors fallen service members at Arlington cemetery

Politics 05/27/19, 14:14

Vice President Mike Pence paid tribute to fallen members of the U.S. armed forces Monday, thanking their loved ones in a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery and acknowledging that for them "every day is Memorial Day." Pence placed a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to remember dead service ...

Soldier seen placing flag at Tomb of Unknown Soldier during downpour

U.S. 05/25/19, 11:25

An "Old Guard" soldier who was photographed placing a small American flag at the Unknown Soldier's Tomb during a severe thunderstorm is taking note of Memorial Day ahead of it. A torrential downpour did not prevent The Old Guard from honoring fallen soldiers at the Arlington National Cemetery. Every year, the ...

Beyond the marketing, Memorial Day Observance

U.S. 05/24/19, 18:20

Memorial Day is almost upon us, and hidden behind the sales adverts, cookout charcoal, and deals "celebrating" Memorial Day, is the real reason behind the federal holiday. Its the one day a year set aside to remember the fallen, those who paid the ultimate price for freedom, military servicemen and women ...

After shark attacks, is Cape Cod ready for tourist season?

U.S. 05/24/19, 05:25

As Cape Cod's tourist season gets underway, there's uncertainty after two shark attacks — including Massachusetts' first fatal attack since 1936 — rattled beachgoers last year and sparked a still unresolved debate about how the vacation destination should respond.Among the questions on many minds this Memorial Day holiday weekend: Will ...

President Trump visits Arlington National Cemetery before Memorial Day

Politics 05/23/19, 14:16

President Donald Trump paid his respects Thursday to those who died in service to the United States by placing American flags at several gravesites during an early Memorial Day visit to Arlington National Cemetery. Trump and his wife, first lady Melania Trump, participated in a decades-old tradition known as "flags in." Every ...

Trump might be preparing Memorial Day pardons for military members: report

Politics 05/19/19, 18:28

President Donald Trump might be preparing to pardon a handful of military members accused or convicted of war crimes, according to a Saturday report from The New York Times citing two unnamed officials. The paperwork required for such pardons was reportedly requested on an expedited timeline, meaning they could coincide with ...

Kansas water park where boy died appears unlikely to open

U.S. 05/07/19, 13:58

A Kansas water park where a 10-year-old boy was decapitated isn't hiring lifeguards, advertising or selling tickets with less than a month left before its typical Memorial Day weekend opening date, underlining speculation that it could be put up for sale.Schlitterbahn remains mum on its plans, but has largely removed ...

Oldest U.S. military survivor of Pearl Harbor dies at age 106

U.S. 11/21/18, 20:44

Ray Chavez, the oldest U.S. military survivor of the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor that plunged the United States into World War II, died Wednesday. He was 106. Chavez, who had been battling pneumonia, died in his sleep in the San Diego suburb of Poway, his daughter, Kathleen Chavez, ...

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