Tropical depression weakens to tropical wave

Updated 9 hours ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The U.S. National Hurricane Center says a tropical depression in the Atlantic has weakened to a tropical wave as it approaches the Lesser Antilles.    I..
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Plane crashes in Taiwan, 47 trapped, feared dead

Updated 10 hours ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) - A plane landing in stormy weather crashed outside an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, and a transport minister said 47 people were trapped ..
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European carriers suspend more Tel Aviv flights

Updated 11 hours ago   
By: Chel Bell

BERLIN (AP) - Air France and Germany's two largest airlines on Wednesday canceled more flights to Tel Aviv because of ongoing safety concerns amid the fighting between Israel and H..
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Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

Updated 10 hours ago   
By: Chel Bell

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) - Two military transport planes carrying 40 coffins bearing victims of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 landed Wednesday in the southern city ..
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Two Ukrainian military fighter jets shot down

Updated 13 hours ago   
By: Sakina Bowser

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, according to the country's Defense Ministry.    The Sukh..
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Trial date set in Colorado theater shooting case

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Chel Bell

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case are asking for more time before the trial to interview the psychiatrist and others involved in defe..
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US: No evidence of direct Russian link to plane

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Senior U.S. intelligence officials say they have no evidence of direct Russian government involvement in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. &n..
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7 Ex-NFL players appeal terms of concussion deal

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Chel Bell

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Seven former NFL players are challenging a tentative class-action settlement of NFL concussion claims.    Their appeal echoes their previous comp..
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Chrysler recalls Jeep SUVs for ignition switches

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Chel Bell

DETROIT (AP) - Chrysler is recalling up to 792,300 older Jeep SUVs worldwide because the ignition switches could cause engine stalling.    Tuesday's recall covers 20..
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China meat scandal hits Starbucks, Burger King

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEIJING (AP) - A suspect meat scandal in China engulfed Starbucks and Burger King on Tuesday and spread to Japan where McDonald's said the Chinese supplier accused of selling expir..
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George Harrison memorial tree killed by beetles

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A tree planted in Los Angeles to honor former Beatle George Harrison has been killed - by beetles.    Councilman Tom LaBonge says the pine grew to..
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California firm issues nationwide fruit recall

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Chel Bell

CUTLER, Calif. (AP) - A Central California company has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots over concerns of pos..
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Gaza rocket lands near Israel's main airport

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Chel Bell

JERUSALEM (AP) - A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed near Israel's main airport Tuesday, wounding one Israeli and prompting all U.S. and some European and Canadian airlines t..
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Goodwill, feds investigate possible data breach

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Nonprofit organization Goodwill Industries Inc. is working with federal officials to investigate a possible security breach.    The Rockville, Maryla..
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Tropical depression moving westward in Atlantic

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A tropical depression is moving west in the Atlantic and is expected to degenerate over the next few days.    The depression's maximum sustained winds e..
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Calmer winds help Washington firefighters battle wildfire

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Janna Rowell

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Calmer winds and cooler temperatures are helping firefighters battle wildfire that's charred hundreds of square miles in Washington state and is the largest i..
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VA nominee Robert McDonald to go before senate committee

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Janna Rowell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's choice to lead the beleaguered Veterans Affairs Department goes before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee today as Congress considers ..
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Father of New Mexico teens: we were homeless ourselves

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Janna Rowell

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The father of two New Mexico teens accused of beating to death two homeless men says he and his family were once homeless themselves, and he says he has no..
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Number of unaccompanied minors crossing the border decreases

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Janna Rowell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says the number of unaccompanied minors crossing the border is dropping significantly.    White House press secretary Josh Earnest ..
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Secretary Kerry to meet with leaders on Middle East crisis

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Janna Rowell

CAIRO (AP) - Secretary of State John Kerry is to meet today with top Egyptian and Arab League officials in a U.S. push for international support for a cease-fire between Israel and..
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