• 'Aggressive' search underway for 2 teens on fishing trip

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — The Coast Guard searched "aggressively" off the Florida coast and friends combed the shoreline Monday for any sign of two teenage fishermen, described as experienced boaters, who went missing three days earlier after setting out for the Bahamas on a stormy...

  • US, Turkey plan for 'safe zone' free of IS in northern Syria

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    BEIRUT (AP) — Turkey and the United States have agreed on the outlines of a plan to rout the Islamic State group from a strip of Syrian territory along the Turkish border — a plan that opens the possibility of a safe haven for tens of thousands of displaced Syrians but one that also...

  • Massachusetts Marine killed in Tennessee called 'exemplary'

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts Marine killed by a gunman in Tennessee this month was remembered Monday by the Roman Catholic Bishop of Springfield as "exemplary" and "a leader and a man of true courage." Gunnery Sgt. Thomas Sullivan, a 40-year-old Springfield native, was...

  • Remains of Pearl Harbor victims raised for identification

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    HONOLULU (AP) — The military on Monday exhumed more caskets containing the unidentified remains of USS Oklahoma crew members killed in the 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency disinterred five coffins from four grave sites at the National Memorial...

  • House backs bill to help vets who've suffered sexual assault

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved a bill making it easier for veterans who suffered sexual assault or other sexual abuse while in uniform to get help from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The bill was approved by voice vote Monday night. It would allow a statement by a...

  • Armed guards to be placed at Ala military recruiting centers

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has ordered armed national guardsmen to be stationed at military recruitment centers. Bentley's spokeswoman Jennifer Ardis said in an email that the governor met with National Guard leadership on Monday. Ardis says specific details...

  • NSA will stop looking at old US phone records

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has decided that the National Security Agency will soon stop examining — and will ultimately destroy — millions of American calling records it collected under a controversial program leaked by former agency contractor Edward Snowden. When...

  • NY wins $600 million hub for photonics research, development

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Rochester, whose fortunes have risen and fallen with the demand for futuristic technologies from former powerhouses like Xerox and Kodak, is looking for its next big breakthrough in the field of integrated photonics, a light science with the potential to...

  • Police ID man whose severed legs were found in Connecticut

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    Two severed legs found near a Connecticut train station earlier this month were from a homeless man last seen in May, and testing continues on two arms found nearby, authorities said Monday. DNA testing by the state crime lab showed the legs discovered in New Haven on July 15 were...

  • Correction: Immigration-Family Detention story

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story July 24 about the detention of immigrant children, The Associated Press reported erroneously which federal government agency was found to be in violation of a previous settlement involving the detention of immigrant children. The agency was the Department...

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