Trump honors D-Day veterans, U.S. & Mexico fail to a reach deal & one man's Bigfoot quest: The Morning Rundown
"You are the pride of our nation. You are the glory of our republic," President Donald Trump told the D-Day veterans.
President Donald Trump sits next to WWII veterans during a ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer, France, on Thursday. Christian Hartmann / Reuters
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Most were little more than boys when they fought in one of the greatest battles in modern history and turned the Nazi tide. And now they are back. At the 75th anniversary celebrations of the D-Day landings, the last few remaining World War II veterans have been treated like rock stars by tourists and locals.
Arnold Raymond “Ray” Lambert, 98, shrugged off the bravery he showed that day as a medic in the 16th Infantry Regiment of the Army’s First Division.
“We knew that in order to stop Hitler and get rid of the evil things he was doing, we had to fight,” he said.
President Donald Trump, France's President Emmanuel Macron and other world leaders honored the veterans during a ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery today.
Former Trump adviser Paul Manafort may be transferred to New York City's infamous Rikers Island jail to await trial on state-level fraud charges. He will be held alone for his protection, but officials have argued that it won't be "solitary confinement."
Chandra Bozelko and Ryan Lo, who spent more than 18 months living under similar conditions, write in an opinion piece that no matter what you call it, the isolation amounts to torture.