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Navy fires 2 commanders in connection with ship collisions

The USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker collided last month, killing 10 U.S. sailors.

Top US diplomat says closing embassy in Cuba ‘under review’

The Trump administration is considering closing down the recently reopened U.S. Embassy in Havana following a… Continue reading

Here’s where not to have a sensitive White House conversation

Trump lawyers spill the beans in a restaurant next door to the D.C. office of The New York Times.

UK police quiz 2 former foster children over London bombing

Police searched the suburban London house of the couple who fostered the two immigrants.

Acid attack on 4 US students in France not seen as terror act

Authorities don’t think extremist views motivated a 41-year-old woman, who was arrested.

Burst fuel pipe to disrupt New Zealand flights through week

Travelers urged to check their information online and get in contact with their airline if needed.

Trump, in new dig, mocks North Korea leader as ‘Rocket Man’

Trump’s chief diplomat hopes the North would come to the bargaining table.

2 Louisiana slayings likely racially motivated, police say

In both shootings the gunman fired from his car then walked up to the victims and fired again

UK lowers terror threat level as subway bomb probe advances

Officials no longer believe a fresh attack is imminent.

Strengthening Hurricane Maria a threat to Irma-hit Caribbean

Hurricane or tropical storm warnings were posted Sunday for many of the islands.

Hard to spot: criminals find new ways to smuggle rhino horns

International traffickers have tried many ways to smuggle African rhino horns to Asia, concealing them inside wooden… Continue reading

Uninsured rate falls to record low of 8.8%

Figures effectively close the book on President Barack Obama’s record on lowering number of uninsured.

St. Louis protesters surround mayor’s house, some vandalism

Nine police officers reported injured after former cop’s acquittal in shooting death of a black man

Disability backlog tops 1 million; thousands die on waitlist

More than 1 million Americans await a hearing to see whether they qualify for disability benefits from… Continue reading

Cuba mystery: What is harming U.S. diplomats in Havana?

Some have hearing loss or concussions, while others suffered nausea, headaches and ear-ringing.

Quiz can help map your financial future

By Janet Kidd Stewart / Tribune News Service Americans often feel better about their 401(k) balances than they should, and that’s particularly true today, a… Continue reading

18-year-old arrested in connection with London subway attack

Armed police raided and searched a house in Sunbury, west of London, on Saturday.

More Atlantic hurricanes, tropical storms spark warnings

A tropical storm warning was in effect for the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula.

Returning Florida Keys residents must be self-sustaining

“The Keys are not what you left several days ago when you evacuated.”

US coastal growth continues despite lessons of past storms

In 2005, coastal areas had more than 1,800 deaths and $108 billion in damages from Hurricane Katrina