{FD} Air Force preparing B-52 bombers for 24-hour alert status, official says

The U.S. Air Force is preparing to place its fleet of nuclear-armed B-52 bombers on 24-hour alert for the first time since 1991 amid escalating tensions with North Korea, the military branch's chief of staff said in a report Sunday.

{FD} Capitol Police officers shot while protecting Scalise are awarded ‘Officer of the Year’ honors

The two U.S. Capitol Police officers who jumped into action when a gunman opened fire at a Congressional baseball practice in Virginia last June have been honored with a prestigious “Officer of the Year” award.

{FD} Controversy after Ohio middle school choir sings cotton-picking song at concert

Some parents at an Ohio middle school are outraged after hearing an eighth-grade choir sing about picking cotton mere days after other students in the district took photos and videos of themselves with a Confederate flag near the local high school.