Gunmen wound Mexico City police chief; 3 dead

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A high-sided construction truck and a white SUV pulled into the path of Mexico City's police chief just as dawn was breaking Friday on the capital’s most iconic boulevard and assail...

Myanmar destroys seized drugs worth more than $800 million

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — More than $839 million worth of seized illegal drugs were destroyed in Myanmar on Friday to mark the annual International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, officia...

Fire guts Russia's Antarctic research station, no one hurt

MOSCOW (AP) — A fire on a Russian research outpost in the Antarctic has damaged some of its facilities but no one was hurt, officials said Monday. The state-funded Arctic and Antarct...

Fire burning at hazmat facility at US air base on Okinawa

TOKYO (AP) — A fire was burning Monday in a storage building for hazardous materials at a major U.S. air base on Japan's southern island of Okinawa, the U.S. military said. The blaz...

Woman wanted after Atlanta Wendy's burns in shooting protest

ATLANTA (AP) — Investigators said Saturday they have issued an arrest warrant for a woman in connection with a fire at a Wendy's restaurant in Atlanta during protests over the police shooting of an Af...

Police say 3 children dead in apartment fire in Scotland

LONDON (AP) — Three children, aged 5, 8 and 12 have died in a residential fire in Scotland, police said Saturday. Police Scotland said the blaze broke out Friday evening in an apartm...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's overblown boasts about military, vets

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is exaggerating his accomplishments for the military and veterans. With his relationship with Pentagon leaders under strain, the president br...

UK marks 3rd anniversary of deadly London high-rise fire

LONDON (AP) — Britain is marking the third anniversary of the Grenfell Tower apartment block fire with a virtual church service to remember the 72 people who died in the blaze. Sunda...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's law and order and misinformation

WASHINGTON (AP) — “Ugh,” said a Republican senator. “How crude,” said a Democratic governor. President Donald Trump set off plenty of reactions like that when he peddled a baseless c...

Fire on French nuclear submarine extinguished after 14 hours

PARIS (AP) — After a 14-hour battle, firefighters extinguished a blaze that broke out on a French nuclear submarine during renovation work. The Defense Ministry said no one was injur...

Fire breaks out on French submarine during renovations

PARIS (AP) — Firefighters are battling a blaze on a French nuclear submarine that broke out Friday during renovation work. The submarine's nuclear reactor, nuclear fuel and weapons w...

US heads into a new week shaken by violence and pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — With cities wounded by days of violent unrest, America headed into a new week with neighborhoods in shambles, urban streets on lockdown and shaken confidence about when leaders would...

Asia Today: S Korea virus cases make biggest jump in 50 days

BANGKOK (AP) — South Korea on Thursday reported its biggest jump in coronavirus cases in more than 50 days, a huge setback that could erase some of its hard-won gains. Health officials warned that the...

5 killed in fire at Bangladesh coronavirus treatment tent

DHAKA,Bangladesh (AP) — Fire swept through a tent set up outside a hospital in an upscale area of the Bangladeshi capital to treat people infected with the coronavirus, killing five people, an officia...

Japan police arrest man in Kyoto anime arson that killed 36

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police on Wednesday arrested a suspect in the deadly arson at a Kyoto anime studio last year after he recovered enough from his own severe burns to respond to the police investig...