- Coast Guardsmen rescue truck driver from burning vehicle Updated: Oct-09-15 4:36 am
MOBILE, Alabama - Four Mobile-based Coast Guardsmen have rescued a man from a burning semitrailer.
- Coast Guard urging boaters to be cautious as it gets colder Updated: Oct-09-15 3:05 am
ALBANY, New York - The U.S. Coast Guard is reminding fishermen, boaters and paddlers around New York to be extra careful as the air and water temperatures begin to drop during the autumn months.
- NTSB: Navy will find sunken ship, locate key data recorder Updated: Oct-08-15 8:03 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Florida - U.S. safety investigators say the U.S. Navy soon will set out to find the cargo ship sunk in Hurricane Joaquin and locate a data recorder critical to determining why it went down.
- NATO leaves door open for troops to remain in Afghanistan Updated: Oct-08-15 5:45 pm
BRUSSELS - Urged on by the United States, NATO is open to keeping more troops in Afghanistan than initially planned after 2016, but officials said Thursday the alliance is waiting for the Obama administration to announce its decision on a larger military presence there.
- Satellite images show scale of NKorea's anniversary parade Updated: Oct-08-15 5:39 pm
WASHINGTON - Satellite imagery shows North Korea has erected a tented city and mobilized hundreds of trucks and armored vehicles in preparation for a massive military parade marking the 70th anniversary of the ruling party.
- North Carolina National Guard to aid South Carolina cleanup Updated: Oct-08-15 5:33 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The North Carolina National Guard says it is sending more than 500 soldiers and airmen to help South Carolina in efforts to recover from record flooding.
- US: Several Russian cruise missiles landed in Iran Updated: Oct-08-15 3:44 pm
WASHINGTON - As many as four of the 26 long-range cruise missiles that Russia said it fired at Syrian targets landed instead in Iran, U.S. defense officials said Thursday.
- The Latest: Governor urges evacuations along the coast Updated: Oct-08-15 12:19 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local):
- Woman convicted in husband's death appeals to Supreme Court Updated: Oct-08-15 12:12 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Attorneys for a woman convicted of aiding and abetting the murder of her husband, a Minnesota National Guard member, argue her constitutional rights were violated by prosecutors.
- China anxious over alleged US plan to challenge island claim Updated: Oct-08-15 7:14 am
BEIJING - Beijing expressed "serious concern" Thursday about a reported U.S. plan to challenge China's South China Sea territorial claims by sailing a Navy ship near one of its newly built artificial islands.
- Army drops AWOL case against JBLM Ranger Updated: Oct-08-15 6:15 am
TACOMA, Washington - The Army has dismissed a desertion case against a veteran Joint Base Lewis-McChord Army Ranger who spent more than a year in jail after military police illegally searched his Tacoma apartment.
- Finding recorder key to solving the sinking of cargo ship Updated: Oct-08-15 5:01 am
JACKSONVILLE, Florida - Investigators trying to determine why a 790-foot cargo ship stalled and sank in the howling winds of Hurricane Joaquin will be searching for a brightly colored device bolted to the deck and pinging away in the blackness and pressure of the 15,000-foot-deep sea.
- The Latest: Coast Guard calls off search for missing crew Updated: Oct-07-15 7:53 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Florida - The latest on a U.S.-based cargo ship that sank in the Atlantic and the search for crew members. All times local:
- Coast Guard: Rescue off beach lands man in police custody Updated: Oct-07-15 7:15 pm
HONOLULU - The Coast Guard says it rescued a man at sea, found out he has outstanding warrants and then turned him over to Honolulu police.
- Aid group seeks fact-finding mission over Kunduz strike Updated: Oct-07-15 6:51 pm
GENEVA - Doctors Without Borders called Wednesday for an independent fact-finding mission to investigate a U.S. airstrike on its hospital in Afghanistan that killed at least 22 people.
- Senate OKs massive defense bill, sends measure to Obama Updated: Oct-07-15 5:23 pm
WASHINGTON - Congress on Wednesday sent President Barack Obama a sweeping $612 billion defense policy bill that he has threatened to veto over an ongoing battle between Democrats and Republicans about government spending.
- Coast Guard helps in sailboat rescue near Apostle Islands Updated: Oct-07-15 5:15 pm
BAYFIELD, Wisconsin - The U.S. Coast Guard has helped rescue two people and their dog from a sailboat near the Apostle Islands.
- Obama apologizes to aid group for US attack on Afghan clinic Updated: Oct-07-15 4:38 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama apologized to Doctors Without Borders on Wednesday for the American air attack that killed at least 22 people at its hospital in Afghanistan, and said the U.S. would examine military procedures to look for better ways to prevent such incidents.
- Multiple US breakdowns may have led to mistaken attack Updated: Oct-07-15 3:54 pm
WASHINGTON - Investigators of the deadly U.S. air attack on a hospital in Afghanistan are focusing not only on how it unfolded but also on whether the decision to open fire broke the military's own rules for when to use force, officials say. Multiple U.S. breakdowns may have led to the aerial pummeling.
- Iran lobbied for Russian campaign in Syria , officials say Updated: Oct-07-15 2:58 pm
BAGHDAD - Iran played an integral role leading up to Russia's move to launch its air campaign in Syria and play a stronger role in Iraq, with one of Tehran's most powerful generals meeting for three hours with President Vladimir Putin to push for intervention, Iraqi government officials tell The Associated Press.
- Russia fires cruise missiles from warships into Syria Updated: Oct-07-15 2:36 pm
DAMASCUS, Syria - Russian warships in the Caspian Sea fired cruise missiles Wednesday as Syrian government troops launched a ground offensive in central Syria in the first major combined air-and-ground assault since Moscow began its military campaign in the country last week.
- The Latest: US aircraft rerouted over Syria, avoids Russians Updated: Oct-07-15 1:08 pm
BEIRUT - The latest developments after Syrian troops, emboldened by Russian airstrikes, launch a ground offensive against insurgents (all times local).
- Did US strike on Afghan clinic exceed combat authority? Updated: Oct-07-15 9:49 am
WASHINGTON - The U.S. airstrike on a hospital in Afghanistan, which U.S. officials have called a "mistake," may have exceeded the rules American forces have operated under since their combat mission ended nearly a year ago, officials say.
- Coast Guard suspends search for man in Pamlico River Updated: Oct-07-15 4:32 am
WASHINGTON, North Carolina - The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for a 53-year-old man in the Pamlico River.
- Ex-Army Corps spokesman pleads guilty to child pornography charges Updated: Oct-07-15 3:20 am
HARRISONBURG, Virginia - A Winchester man has pleaded guilty to child pornography charges.