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It has been two years since the people of Okinawa Prefecture have clearly shown a collective willingness to reject the government’s plan to build a new US military base in Henoko District in Nago, a city of the prefecture, during a referendum. During those two years, however, the government continued with land reclamation work to …

Barksdale Air Force Base, near Bossier City, Louisiana, was blanketed in a mixture of snow, sleet and freezing rain that closed the base on Tuesday. It was one of at least a dozen military bases to close on Tuesday as a winter storm swept through parts of the southern and eastern United States. (US Air …