- AP Was There: Germany surrenders to Western allies, Russia Updated: May-07-15 11:55 am
EDITOR'S NOTE: On May 7, 1945, AP Paris bureau chief Edward Kennedy broke one of the biggest stories of that century: the unconditional surrender of Germany to the Allies at a former school house in Reims, France.
- Kansas senator elected to lead Eisenhower Memorial project Updated: Apr-29-15 6:19 pm
WASHINGTON - Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts has been elected chairman of the commission working to build a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower near the National Mall.
- Marine Corps Memorial to be restored after $5.4M donation Updated: Apr-29-15 2:25 pm
ARLINGTON, Virginia - The famous bronze U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial overlooking Washington that depicts Marines raising the American flag at Iwo Jima during World War II has begun turning green with age but now will be restored with a $5.37 million gift.