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Yemen officials: Saudi-led coalition strikes hotel, many die

Wed, 2017-08-23 07:31
CAIRO (AP) -- Yemeni security officials say the Saudi-led coalition has carried out airstrikes, hitting a small hotel near the capital of Sanaa and killing dozens of Shiite Houthi rebels and civilians....
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North Korea photos suggest new solid-fuel missile designs

Wed, 2017-08-23 07:31
TOKYO (AP) -- North Korea's state media released photos Wednesday that appear to show the designs of one or possibly two new missiles....
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Lab-made "mini organs" helping doctors treat cystic fibrosis

Wed, 2017-08-23 07:31
UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) -- Els van der Heijden, who has cystic fibrosis, was finding it ever harder to breathe as her lungs filled with thick, sticky mucus. Despite taking more than a dozen pills and inhalers a day, the 53-year-old had to stop working and scale back doing the thing she loved best, horseback riding....
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The Latest: Navy dismisses 7th Fleet commander

Wed, 2017-08-23 04:31
TOKYO (AP) -- The Latest on the collision between the USS John S. McCain and a tanker (all times local):...
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US officials: Navy 7th Fleet commander to be removed

Wed, 2017-08-23 04:31
TOKYO (AP) -- The commander of the Navy's 7th Fleet will be dismissed after a series of warship accidents in the Pacific this year, two U.S. officials said Wednesday....
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Police: DNA of headless torso matches Swedish journalist

Wed, 2017-08-23 04:31
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- Danish police said Wednesday that a headless torso found in the Baltic Sea has been identified as that of missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who is believed to have died on an amateur-built submarine that sank earlier this month....
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Iran extends reach with fight for land link to Mediterranean

Wed, 2017-08-23 04:31
BEIRUT (AP) -- Thousands of Iranian-backed fighters in Syria's central desert region are advancing east, bringing Tehran closer to its goal of securing a corridor from its border, through Iraq and all the way to the Mediterranean and providing it unhindered land access to its allies in Syria and Lebanon for the first time....
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Uncounted Kansas ballots fuel fears about Kobach's proposals

Wed, 2017-08-23 04:31
WICHITA, Kansas (AP) -- A conservative firebrand promoting President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated claims of widespread voter fraud oversees a Kansas election system that threw out at least three times as many ballots as any similarly sized state did, fueling concerns about massive voter suppression should its practices become the national standard....
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Studies: Automated safety systems are preventing car crashes

Wed, 2017-08-23 04:31
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Safety systems to prevent cars from drifting into another lane or that warn drivers of vehicles in their blind spots are beginning to live up to their potential to significantly reduce crashes, according to two studies released Wednesday....
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Protests turn unruly after Trump's Phoenix speech

Wed, 2017-08-23 01:31
PHOENIX (AP) -- A day of noisy but largely peaceful protests of President Donald Trump's speech in Phoenix turned unruly as police fired pepper spray at crowds after someone apparently lobbed rocks and bottles at officers....
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Warming Arctic spurs battles for riches, shipping routes

Wed, 2017-08-23 01:31
LANCASTER SOUND, Nunavut (AP) -- From a distance, the northern shores of Baffin Island in the Arctic appear barren - a craggy world of snow-capped peaks and glaciers surrounded by a sea of floating ice even in the midst of summer....
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Studies: Automated safety systems are preventing car crashes

Wed, 2017-08-23 01:31
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Safety systems to prevent cars from drifting into another lane or that warn drivers of vehicles in their blind spots are beginning to live up to their potential to significantly reduce crashes, according to two studies released Wednesday....
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Walmart dives into voice-activated shopping with Google

Wed, 2017-08-23 01:31
NEW YORK (AP) -- Walmart is diving into voice-activated shopping. But unlike online leader Amazon, it's not doing it alone....
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ESPN broadcaster Robert Lee taken off UVA game due to name

Wed, 2017-08-23 01:31
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) -- ESPN broadcaster Robert Lee will not work Virginia's season opener because of recent violence in Charlottesville sparked by the decision to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee....
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Boston bound: Cavs trade Irving to Celtics for Thomas, more

Wed, 2017-08-23 01:31
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Kyrie Irving was tired of being teammates with LeBron James....
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