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A coalition of military associations on Tuesday lambasted Congress for its handling of veterans affairs in the wake of the government shutdown and demanded a permanent solution to balancing the federal budget.
Nearly 2 miles of Mall separate the Lincoln Memorial from the western foot of the U.S. Capitol, and this weekend a Montgomery County couple did their best to tidy up a few acres.
Park rangers on Friday were turning away people who want to visit the Pisgah Inn on the Blue Ridge Parkway in an effort to enforce the National Park Service's decision to shut down the private establishment during the government shutdown.
Seeking to show solidarity with furloughed workers and head off growing public frustration with Congress, some Capitol Hill lawmakers are vowing to give up their salaries until a deal is struck to reopen the government.
Busloads of World War II veterans broke through the barricades at the National World War II Memorial in Washington on Tuesday after the National Park Service closed all of its national parks and memorials because of the federal government shutdown.
As many as 100 World War II veterans missed their chance to travel to Washington to see their war's memorial after about $110,000 disappeared from a Kansas nonprofit that organized the free trips.
Jack Hamlin remembers the water.
One of many World War II veterans who spent the 68th anniversary of D-Day on Wednesday at the National World War II Memorial, Jack Hamlin thought back to June 6, 1944, when his rescue flotilla for the U.S. Coast Guard floated miles off the Normandy shore in the early dawn.