Navy dismisses 7th Fleet commander after warship accidents

Navy dismisses 7th Fleet commander after warship accidents

TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. Navy dismissed the commander of the Asia-based 7th Fleet on Wednesday after a series of warship accidents raised questions...

August 23rd, 2017 |  


US stock indexes sag as a two-day rally peters out

US stock indexes sag as a two-day rally peters out

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks retreated on Wednesday and gave back some of their gains from a day earlier, when the Standard & Poor’s 500 ind...

August 23rd, 2017 |  


Stocks surge, put shaky few weeks further behind them

Stocks surge, put shaky few weeks further behind them

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks around the world jumped on Tuesday, and the Standard & Poor’s 500 had one of its best days of the year, as mark...

August 22nd, 2017 |  



Trump renews Afghan commitment but says ‘no blank check’

Trump renews Afghan commitment but says ‘no blank check’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring the U.S. will win “in the end,” President Donald Trump vowed Monday night to keep American troops fighti...

August 21st, 2017 |  


‘A primal experience’: Americans dazzled by solar eclipse

‘A primal experience’: Americans dazzled by solar eclipse

The stars came out in the middle of the day, zoo animals ran in agitated circles, crickets chirped, birds fell silent and a chilly darkness settled up...

August 21st, 2017 |  


US stock indexes inch higher after back-to-back down weeks

US stock indexes inch higher after back-to-back down weeks

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks inched higher Monday, as the Standard & Poor’s 500 index steadied following back-to-back losses the last t...

August 21st, 2017 |  


Trump will address path forward on Afghanistan

Trump will address path forward on Afghanistan

CAMP MOREHEAD, Afghanistan (AP) — Signaling that the U.S. military expects its mission to continue, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan on Sun...

August 20th, 2017 |  


Eclipse eve: Millions converge across US to see sun go dark

Eclipse eve: Millions converge across US to see sun go dark

Millions of Americans converged on a narrow corridor stretching from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the midday sun Monday for a w...

August 20th, 2017 |  


Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host, dies at 91

Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host, dies at 91

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, set...

August 20th, 2017 updated: August 20th, 2017. |  


‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’ outdoes ‘Logan Lucky’ at box office

‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’ outdoes ‘Logan Lucky’ at box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Critics loved “Logan Lucky” and gave a big collective shrug to “The Hitman’s Bodyguard,” but wh...

August 20th, 2017 |