Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images US Secret Service vehicles block access to a street leading to the Israeli Embassy in Washington, DC, on February 25, 2024. CNN  —  An active-duty member of the US Air Force set himself on fire outside the Israeli Embassy in Washington, DC, on Sunday, according to the Air Force and local authorities.

Nick Schifrin: More than any single issue, Taiwan has long been at the center of tension between the United States and Beijing. Last month, Taiwan elected Lai Ching-te, known as William Lai, as president. It is an unprecedented third straight presidential victory for the Democratic Progressive Party, or DPP. Beijing calls Lai a separatist whose […]

discover black heritage 2 hours ago Black veterans are being honored in Montgomery County. One Vietnam War veteran says he shares the stories of current and former service members to “pass the baton of history.” News4’s Dominique Moody has the details.  Local Source link

Black History Month kicks off on Feb. 1. and there are numerous ways to celebrate African American Heritage around D.C. all month long. Black History Month honors the achievements and struggles of African Americans throughout U.S. history. The theme of this year’s Black History Month is African Americans and the arts, according to the Association […]

ARLINGTON, Va.  –   Leaders from Joint Base Andrews and Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, along with representatives from the Washington Nationals, gathered at Arlington National Cemetery to commemorate Black History Month to honor the legacy and contributions of Black Americans to the nation and its military, Feb. 2. The commemoration included two wreath-laying ceremonies, one at […]

Four people in Washington state have tested positive this month for a rare fungal infection that can be deadly. It’s the state’s first known outbreak of the fungus, called Candida auris, according to Seattle and King County health officials, though one locally acquired case was detected there in July. The cluster comes as Candida auris […]

When mayors from cities including Carmel, Ind., and Oxford, Miss., went to China recently, they were feted in ways big and small. They test-drove the newest electric-vehicle models, some with seats that doubled as massage chairs. They were hosted by a deputy provincial governor and treated to aged Maotai, Mao Zedong’s favorite liquor, from one […]

Tacoma – A 38-year-old Black Diamond, Washington man will appear in U.S. District Court in Tacoma today following his arrest for six federal felonies related to illegal firearms and fentanyl distribution, announced U.S. Attorney Tessa M. Gorman. Ross A. Heinzinger was arrested yesterday shortly after leaving his residence. His co-defendant, Ashley N. Lewis, 36, will […]

A Washington state man accused of making more than 20 swatting calls across the U.S. and in Canada, leading to law enforcement responses to his false reports of bombings, shootings and other crimes, pleaded guilty. Ashton Garcia, 21, pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court in Tacoma to two counts of extortion and two counts […]

The westbound span of the Bay Bridge in Maryland has reopened, six hours after A stunning crash involving at least 18 vehicles closed all westbound lanes, and backed up traffic on U.S. Route 50 for miles. No deaths were reported in the crash, but “multiple patients have been transported to area hospitals,” according to the […]

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