Virginia man pleads guilty in WWII dog tags theft

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A Virginia National Guard sergeant accused of stealing World War II-era dog tags from the National Archives and Records Administration in Maryland has pleaded guilty to a thef...

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean that were published in the past week. A mother and...

In Ecuador, a nighttime crypt visit for the morbidly curious

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — It's a chilly night in Ecuador's capital and the small group of men and women visiting the city's oldest cemetery are understandably nervous. Led by guides in b...

Satellite photos show China has leveled Uighur graveyards for malls, high-rises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A retired Indian Army colonel asserts that based on satellite imagery, the Chinese government is not only oppressing its living ethnic Uighur citizens in internment camps, but ...

Graves of 30 US servicemen found on Pacific WWII battlefield

HONOLULU (AP) — A nonprofit organization that searches for the remains of U.S. servicemen lost in past conflicts has found what officials believe are the graves of more than 30 Marines and sailors kil...

Taiwan significantly improves rights for Muslims: U.S. religion report

Taiwan has made "significant" progress in improving the rights enjoyed by Muslims, according to the 2018 International Religious Freedom report released by the U.S. Department of State on Fr...

Bochy reflects on Normandy trip and uncle on D-Day beach

NEW YORK (AP) — The 75th anniversary of D-Day held special meaning for San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy. The son of an Army veteran who served during World War II, Bochy had ...

The big challenge after D-day tribute: keep the memory alive

OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — Now that the ever frailer D-Day veterans are leaving the Normandy beaches , 75 years after their heroics turned the course of World War II and changed Europe, the challenge ...

Cemeteries and family memories stand in border wall's way

SAN JUAN, Texas (AP) — On a muggy, mosquito-filled evening near the U.S.-Mexico border, the threat of President Donald Trump's border wall brought together a large group of family members at two histo...

Normandy tries to keep alive 'infinite gratitude' for D-Day

SAINTE-MERE-EGLISE, France (AP) — At 10 years old, Henri-Jean Renaud watched U.S. paratroopers landing through the window of his Normandy home in the early hours of D-Day. Like other French who lived ...

The Latest: Trump visits Japanese troops aboard destroyer

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Japan (all times local): 10:55 a.m. President Donald Trump landed aboard a Japanese destroyer south of ...

Trump ending Japan trip after Memorial Day speech to troops

TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump will be heading home from Japan Tuesday after stopping aboard a U.S. warship to give a Memorial Day speech to U.S. forces. Trump will land aboard ...

Oregon hunts for bodies at ex-asylum seen in 'Cuckoo's Nest'

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon will use ground-penetrating radar to search for bodies buried on the campus of a now-defunct psychiatric hospital where the movie "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" was filmed...

Israel marks somber Memorial Day with wailing siren

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis marking Memorial Day have come to a two-minute halt to honor the memory of fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism. Motor vehicles stopped on the highways ...

Israel comes to standstill as siren wails for Memorial Day

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is commemorating its annual Memorial Day for fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism. Sirens sounded nationwide at 8 p.m. local time on Tuesday and Israelis ...