Nagasaki urges nuke ban on 75th anniversary of US A-bombing

TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese city of Nagasaki on Sunday marked its 75th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing, with the mayor and dwindling survivors urging world leaders including their own to do more ...

Somali police: At least 8 soldiers killed, more than 14 others wounded after suicide bomber detonates outside army base

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Somali police: At least 8 soldiers killed, more than 14 others wounded after suicide bomber detonates outside army base.

Suicide car bomber explodes outside Somali military base

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Somali police officer says a suicide bomber has detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gates of a military base in Somalia's capital. Col. Ahmed Muse s...

Q&A: Nagasaki marks 75th A-bomb anniversary on Sunday

TOKYO (AP) — The city of Nagasaki in southern Japan marks the 75th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing on Sunday. It was the second nuclear bomb dropped by the U.S. three days af...

5 things to know as Hiroshima marks 75th A-bomb anniversary

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — The city of Hiroshima in western Japan marks the 75th anniversary of the world’s first nuclear attack on Thursday. Three days after its Aug. 6, 1945, bombing...

Hiroshima survivors worry that world will forget

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — The atomic bomb that exploded over Hiroshima 75 years ago didn't just kill and maim. The survivors have also lived for decades with lingering shame, anger an...

Prospect of 2nd Boston Marathon bomber trial brings anguish

BOSTON (AP) — After Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted in 2015, the family of the youngest victim urged prosecutors to abandon their bid for the death penalty, warning that years o...

Ruling renews fairness debate in Boston Marathon bomber case

“Boston Strong” remains a “vibrant” rallying cry more than seven years after the marathon bombing killed three people and injured more than 260 others, a federal appeals court noted as it threw out th...

Court overturns Boston Marathon bomber’s death sentence

A federal appeals court Friday threw out Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s death sentence in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, saying the judge who oversaw the case did not adequately screen jurors for potent...

Justice Department schedules 2 additional federal executions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department scheduled two additional federal executions on Friday, an announcement that comes weeks after it fought off last-minute legal challenges and successfully resum...

Black Americans star in front of Hitler at Berlin Olympics

The name of sprinter Mack Robinson may not be as well-known as Jesse Owens, the star of the 1936 Berlin Games. Robinson’s not even the most famous person in his own family, a distinc...

Afghan officials: Suicide bomber kills 8 people, wounds 30

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bombing in Afghanistan's eastern Logar province late on Thursday killed eight people and wounded at least 30, authorities said. The attack struck...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, July 28, the 210th day of 2020. There are 156 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 28...

In a future bomber force, old and ugly beats new and snazzy

WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. (AP) — In the topsy-turvy world of U.S. strategic bombers, older and uglier sometimes beats newer and snazzier. As the Air Force charts a bomber future i...

More military bases increase health protections due to virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military has increased health protection requirements in at least 21 bases in recent weeks, particularly across Texas and Florida, as the COVID-19 rate continues to spike am...