Barack Obama thanked former servicemen before the First Family took time out to serve up Thanksgiving dinner for homeless veterans in Washington DC.The President was joined by wife Michelle and daughters Malia and Sasha as they visited the city’s Friendship Place homeless center.They served dinner to dozens of hungry vets as part of the ‘Feast with Friends’ event at the shelter, located in the basement of St Luke’s Church.Each family member took on a different task with Obama dishing up turkey and ladles of gravy, Michelle serving vegetables and their daughters giving out mashed potatoes, stuffing and cranberry sauce. 84 more words
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By RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr.
The pillow fights at the United States Military Academy came under scrutiny after dozens of cadets were injured at one in August. 14 more words
4 Arrested in Shooting at Black Lives Matter Protest Are Identified by MATT FURBER and DAVE PHILIPPS
By MATT FURBER and DAVE PHILIPPS
The police on Wednesday released the names of four men arrested in connection with a shooting during a Black Lives Matter protest in Minneapolis outside a police station that injured five protesters. 12 more words
For a quite a while, the advantages of electric cars have been fervently touted. There have been claims that the electric car’s environmental impact is minimal, which may very well be true, but only if the electricity to charge the electric car battery comes from clean energy sources. 303 more words