World War II Mariners Awarded Congressional Gold Medal
American Merchant Mariners who served during World War II were awarded the Congressional gold medal during a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. Ten veterans of the U.S. Merchant...
Hurricane Odile is pictured as it approaches the Baja Peninsula off the west coast of the United States in this September 14, 2014 NASA handout satellite image. Odile lost some strength on Sunday afternoon and become a Category 3 hurricane as it churned 140 miles (225 km) off the southern tip of Baja, moving northwest at a brisk 15 miles per hour (24 kph), the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. The Miami-based center warned that the storm could strengthen and become a Category 4 hurricane again by the time it hits or passes near the southern tip of Baja late September 14. REUTERS/NASA/Handout via Reuters (UNITED STATES – Tags: ENVIRONMENT) THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS
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