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Why the Indian Ocean could be China's Achilles' heel in a Taiwan war

HONG KONG, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Every day, nearly 60 fully loaded very large crude-oil carriers sail between the Persian Gulf and Chinese ports, carrying about half of the oil that powers the world'...

ANALYSIS-Inside Asia's arms race: China near 'breakthroughs' with nuclear-armed submarines, report says

HONG KONG, Oct 9 (Reuters) - A submarine arms race is intensifying as China embarks on production of a new generation of nuclear-armed submarines that for the first time are expected to pose a challen...

Machado, Tatis, Soto and Sánchez slug homers to power Padres past Phillies 8-3

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Manny Machado, Juan Soto and Fernando Tatis Jr. homered, Yu Darvish struck out nine in six sharp innings and the San Diego Padres defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 8-3 on Friday n...

Noah Song works a perfect inning in his 1st game since joining Phillies organization from U.S. Navy

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies prospect Noah Song pitched a perfect inning Wednesday night for Class A Clearwater in his first game since joining the organization in February from the U....

How much did Titan search cost? US Coast Guard's bill alone will be in the millions, experts say

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The cost of the unprecedented search for the missing Titan submersible will easily stretch into the millions of dollars, experts said Friday. The massive internati...

The latest on the Titan submersible tragedy and what's next in the investigation

The around-the-clock search for the missing Titan submersible engrossed the world for days, but after news of the catastrophic implosion that killed the pilot and his four passengers near the Titanic ...

Live updates | Titan's catastrophic implosion likely killed 5 occupants instantly, experts say

Follow along for live updates on the submersible that imploded deep in the Atlantic Ocean, killing all five people aboard during a voyage down to the Titanic shipwreck. ___ ...

In race against clock, expanding fleet of ships searches for submersible lost near Titanic wreck

In a race against the clock on the high seas, an expanding international armada of ships and airplanes searched Tuesday for a submersible that vanished in the North Atlantic while taking five people d...

US Navy says Iran Revolutionary Guard fast-attack boats 'harassed' ship in Strait of Hormuz

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. Navy said Monday its sailors and the United Kingdom Royal Navy came to the aid of a ship in the crucial Strait of Hormuz after Iran's Revolutionary Guard “h...

US and allied naval commanders in Mideast transit Strait of Hormuz, in show of force against Iran

ABOARD THE USS PAUL HAMILTON IN THE STRAIT OF HORMUZ (AP) — The Mideast-based commanders of the U.S., British and French navies transited the Strait of Hormuz on Friday aboard an American warship, a s...

Iran seizes oil tanker in Gulf, U.S. Navy says

Iran seized a Marshall Islands-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf of Oman in international waters on Thursday, the U.S. Navy said, the latest in a series of seizures or attacks on commercial vessels in se...

Fernando Tatis Jr. gets 1st hits for Padres since 2021

A hit is a hit, even if it's only spring training. For Fernando Tatis Jr., it's been a long time coming. The San Diego Padres superstar had been 0 for 16 this spring before hitting a sma...

Conley's pitch clock violation leaves Braves-Red Sox tied

Cal Conley of the Atlanta Braves thought he had just won the game with a two-out, full-count, bases-loaded walk-off walk on Saturday. He took a few steps toward first base, bat still in hand, when ump...

Song arrives at Phils after Navy grants transfer to reserves

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Noah Song threw and performed agility drills on a back outfield wearing Philadelphia Phillies shorts and T-shirt, a far different different uniform for the 25-year old. ...

Chinese nuclear sub spotted in Taiwan Strait, shadowed by US patrol plane

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese nuclear attack submarine was spotted plowing through the Taiwan Strait on Monday (Nov. 29) while a U.S. patrol aircraft flew overhead. Monday evening, USNI co...