The cherry blossom, or sakura, has been a cultural hallmark in Japanese art and literature for centuries, and the fun associated with the two weeks of hanami -- flower viewing -- season has become a U.S. custom, too.
When Brittany Kennedy showed up at the hospital in labor last Monday night, she was told she wasn't dilated enough to have her baby and was sent back home to the Fort Drum Army base. Less than an hour later, her husband - U.S. Army Sgt. Preston Kennedy - delivered their baby girl in the couple's car at a Fort Drum entrance gate.
The Marine task force was the main force behind NATO’s Resolute Support mission, an effort to build up Afghan security forces in restive Helmand province, last year, and will continue to be so in 2018.
Glenford Turner says the scalpel was only discovered years later, after he suffered from long-term abdominal pain. He sued the VA in U.S. District Court last week, seeking unspecified compensatory damages.
The deployments send a clear signal that Washington isn’t letting down its guard despite an agreement to postpone joint U.S.-South Korean war games on the divided peninsula until after the Winter Games.
In a case closely watched by the ski resort industry, the Colorado Civil Rights Commission has dismissed a woman’s complaint against Winter Park ski area, which did not allow her service dog to ride a chairlift to the top of the mountain.