Among the dying, Capt. Emil Kapaun traded his watch for a blanket at a North Korean prison camp—and cut the blanket up and made it into socks for fellow prisoners.
The United States invaded Iraq ten years ago today—on March 20, 2003—a conflict in which 4,486 U.S. service members gave their lives and more than 32,000 were wounded.
President Obama will speak to a collection of wealthy donors and activists Wednesday evening at a luxury hotel near the White House. The event is called the “Founders Summit,” and it’s the second major donor meeting for the president’s dark money group, Organizing for Action.
Sen. Robert Menendez (D., N.J.) is not having a good year. The problems stem from his relationship with a controversial donor, South Florida doctor Solomon R. Melgen.