WASHINGTON Big cats at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington are on the mend after all of them caught the coronavirus last week.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) -A billionaire e-commerce executive and three less-wealthy private citizens chosen to join him blasted off from Florida on Wednesday aboard a SpaceX rocket ship and soared into orbit, the first all-civilian crew ever to circle the Earth from space. | Video
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Sept 15 The latest in a
recent line of space-obsessed billionaires was set for liftoff
on Wednesday with three less wealthy private citizens along for
the ride aboard a SpaceX rocket ship, seeking to become the
first all-civilian crew launched into Earth orbit.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. The four would-be citizen astronauts poised to ride a SpaceX rocket ship around the globe as the first all-civilian crew launched into orbit said on Tuesday they were eager for liftoff on the eve of their flight, feeling only "the good kind" of jitters. | Video
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -A man who claimed to have a bomb in a pickup truck near the U.S. Capitol surrendered to police on Thursday after a standoff that paralyzed a swath of Washington for more than five hours. | Video
WASHINGTON, Aug 19 Law enforcement officials
were negotiating with a man who said he had a bomb in his
pick-up truck near the U.S. Capitol on Thursday, causing nearby
buildings to be evacuated as emergency vehicles rushed to the
scene about a mile from the White House.
Virgin Galactic Holding Inc acknowledged on Tuesday that billionaire founder Richard Branson never rode a bicycle to the launch site of his space flight on Sunday, as depicted in a highly publicized video included in the company's webcast of the event.
WASHINGTON On a rainy Thursday evening in Washington D.C., the bells at the National Cathedral tolled 600 times, once for every 1,000 Americans who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. | Video
RICHMOND, Va. Police stopped a car of Black men and confiscated two of their guns at Virginia's annual "Lobby Day" on Monday while white gun rights activists defied local laws unimpeded in the state capital of Richmond. | Video
RICHMOND, Va Gun rights activists will converge on the Virginia state capital on Monday for an annual demonstration that falls at an especially tense time this year, after the Jan. 6 siege of the U.S. Capitol and two days before the presidential inauguration.