India, Pakistan exchange goodwill messages as tensions ease

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The prime ministers of India and Pakistan have exchanged goodwill messages in a sign of easing tensions between the two nuclear-armed rivals. Indian Prime Minister N...

Sri Lanka tests artificial rains to avoid power cuts

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A spokesman says Sri Lanka has successfully conducted a test on artificial rains in the tea-growing mountain region where hydroelectric power is generated, in a bid to avoid ...

White House: Islamic State territory in Syria eliminated

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) — The White House says that all Islamic State held territory in Syria has been"100 percent" eliminated. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told repor...

White House: All Islamic State-held territory in Syria has been '100 percent eliminated'

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) — White House: All Islamic State-held territory in Syria has been '100 percent eliminated'

Taiwan might have to wait a long time for its F-16V jets: reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Even though Trump Administration officials have reportedly agreed to Taiwan’s request to buy 66 F-16V jets, the country might have to wait longer than expected for their d...

Floods expose threat to military posed by climate change

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (AP) — The Missouri River floodwater surging on to the air base housing the U.S. military's Strategic Command overwhelmed round-the-clock sandbagging by airmen and others. ...

Trump's criticism of McCain raises ire of some Republicans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Casting aside rare censure from Republican lawmakers, President Donald Trump aimed new blasts of invective at the late John McCain, even claiming credit for the senator's moving Wash...

Pentagon to probe if Shanahan used office to help Boeing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon's inspector general has formally opened an investigation into a watchdog group's allegations that acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has used his of...

Passenger rail route suspended, more evacuate amid flooding

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Passenger rail traffic along a popular Missouri route was suspended and evacuations continued Wednesday amid flooding along the Missouri River. Amtrak said Tu...

Wilson urged to speak with UTEP students before starting job

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — El Paso-area lawmakers are urging U.S. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson to speak with concerned students before becoming the next president at the University of Texas at El Paso...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, March 17, the 76th day of 2019. There are 289 days left in the year. This is St. Patrick's Day. Today's Highlight in History: ...

US Air Force general picked to lead allied forces in Europe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says President Donald Trump has nominated the top U.S. Air Force general in Europe to be the next Supreme Allied Commander in Europe and head of the U.S. European Comman...

Pakistan standoff helps India's Modi shift focus from jobs

NEW DELHI (AP) — A standoff with nuclear rival Pakistan appears to have given Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi a boost ahead of national elections set to begin in April. After a s...

India, Pakistan officials meet to discuss border opening

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian and Pakistani officials are meeting amid easing of tensions to discuss opening a visa-free border crossing to allow pilgrims to easily visit a Sikh shrine close to the border w...

Review: Renee Wahl digs deep on evocative Americana set

Renee Wahl and the Sworn Secrets, "Cut to the Bone" (Double R Records) The first sound of Renee Wahl's voice on her fine new album is enough to set off the comparisons to Rosanne Cas...