Volunteers at the North American Aerospace Defense Command are getting ready to monitor Santa Claus as he makes his storybook Christmas Eve flight.
Police say a soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial has been shot by an unknown gunman.
Plane carrying Rochester, New York real estate developer Larry Glazer and his wife had fogged up windows, said fighter pilots.
Authorities say two F-16 fighter jets intercepted a small civilian plane in restricted airspace around the nation’s capital over the weekend and that the pilot reported he didn’t realize he had entered an area that was off limits.
For kids who can’t wait for Santa to arrive, the North American Aerospace Defense Command has a Christmas treat. Visions of sugar plums can be augmented by a check on the fat man’s progress around the globe on Christmas Eve.
The U.S. and Canadian military will entertain millions of kids again this Christmas Eve with second-by-second updates on Santa’s global whereabouts. But there’s something new this year: public criticism.
The exercises on Tuesday and Wednesday were the first since U.S.-Russian relations became strained because of National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, Syria, human rights and other issues.
NORAD says a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter has intercepted a small plane that was out of communication in restricted airspace around Washington.
NORAD says a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter has intercepted a small plane operating in a flight restricted area around Washington.
NORAD says a Coast Guard helicopter has intercepted a small plane out of communication in a restricted zone around Washington.